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By submitting this form, you will be subscribed to news and promotional emails from Leafly and you agree to Leafly’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Leafly email messages anytime. CBDStrains & products A guide to CBD topicals, balms, and lotions Rae LlandNovember 18, 2019   Share   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook   Print (Irina_Strelnikova/iStock) CBD products are not only popular, but also far easier to get your hands on than widely prohibited THC products. There are many ways to use CBD, but topicals are one of the most accessible. However, before choosing one off the shelf or online, there are a few things to know first. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound produced by cannabis and hemp plants. Unlike THC, CBD doesn’t produce a feeling of being high. CBD topicals such as lotions, balms, gels, or creams are infused with CBD to produce skin-friendly products that contain the medicinal properties of CBD. In topical form, CBD is most popularly used for managing pain and inflammation. CBD topicals penetrate the skin to provide targeted relief, without entering the bloodstream. This makes them a fantastic choice for anyone who wants to focus th...

Columbia Basin Bioscience Opens Industry’s Largest Vertically Integrated, Single-Site CBD Production Facility

2000+ Acres of Organic Hemp, Dried and Processed On-Site into CBD Isolate Give Columbia Basin Bioscience Unmatched Scale HERMISTON, Ore., Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Columbia Basin Bioscience has opened the industry’s largest vertically integrated, single-site cannabidiol production facility designed to provide high-quality oil and isolate at an unprecedented scale. With harvesting currently underway and a yield of more than 10 million pounds, the company’s first production of full spectrum distillate and CBD isolate will be on the market in January. Columbia Basin Bioscience (CBB) was created to put the full production chain in a single location. From its 2000+-acre farm in Hermiston, Ore., CBB grows its organic industrial hemp, extracts and distills the CBD oil, and produces full spectrum distillate and pure CBD isolate. “Because we control all aspects of production, from soil to isolate, we are able to guarantee product quality and consistency,” said Alan Cleaver, an agronomist, third-generation farmer and CBB’s co-founder and president.  ”Our aim is to set new, higher expectations among CBD customers looking for supply chain partner...