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April 22, 2019 / View Post

NEK Hemp Takes Lead In Budding CBD Industry

Article from Caledonian Record 4/20/2019 Something big is growing at the base of Barton Mountain. That’s where 1,500 hemp plants are sprouting under fluorescent lights in Cam Devereux’s basement. Those seedlings are the foundation for Northeast Kingdom Hemp, a third-year company which aims to become a leading name in the emerging cannabidiol (CBD) oil industry. […]

April 1, 2019 / View Post

CBD products are taxable in Vermont

There has been a lot of confusion about the tax status of CBD products that are ingested. However, the rules are clear that ALL CBD products sold in Vermont are subject to sales tax. There are only two exceptions according to the Department of Taxes: Hemp plants that are purchased as an agricultural supply are […]

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New Hardwood Display Case with Glass Enclosure

Check out our new display cases for large volume whole sale customers. This was part of our set up at the New England Cannabis Convention in Boston. If you are interested in reselling NEK Hemp products, contact wholesale@nekhemp.com

March 19, 2019 / View Post

Full spectrum CBD Rich Hemp Oil is better than CBD Alone

Consumers looking for the most effective remedy should stay away from CBD isolate or Hemp oil with THC mitigation aka broad spectrum. THC in small doses is not bad for you, nor does it get you high, but it does have medical benefits. So ignore the prohibitionists who deploy fear mongering and appeals to reefer […]

March 13, 2019 / View Post

Tips for Buying CBD

According to Project CBD, it is imperative that you get to know your brand. There are numerous brands with poor quality control and misleading labels. Many claim to be full-spectrum, but are actually ineffective isolate: “significant discrepancies among some of the leading hemp-derived CBD brands that falsely claim full-spectrum CBD-rich oil is in their products; […]

March 6, 2019 / View Post

See us at 5th ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND CANNABIS CONVENTION

New England Cannabis Network (NECANN) MARCH 22-24, 2019 | HYNES CONVENTION CENTER, BOSTON MA Exhibit Hall Hours Friday, March 22 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday, March 23 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday, March 24 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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How do you determine quality of CBD?

With CBD now a mainstream ingredient in numerous products, the question becomes how can you tell what is a quality product from a fraud? According to recent article in Forbes magazine, Consumers need a CBD brand they can rely on for efficacy, trustworthy ingredients, and clean sourcing. A majority of CBD products available are inaccurately […]

February 20, 2019 / View Post

Know your source of CBD

CBD is mainstream. Everyone is becoming aware of the many benefits of hemp extracts. A big part of the trend is the recent 2018 Farm Bill which has legitimized and legally sanctioned hemp industry. According to The Week, America has CBD Mania. The popularity is booming, but a 2017 University of Pennsylvania study examined CBD […]

February 19, 2019 / View Post

Why we chose Supercritical CO2 Extraction

There are many options to extract components from hemp. The three most common are Butane, Ethanol, and Supercritical CO2 Extraction. We easily ruled out Butane due to the number of explosions and the toxic residue in the the final product. We can not endorse a process and product that pose significant health risks. We also […]

November 22, 2018 / View Post

Thankful

It is hard to believe that today is Thanksgiving, although looking outside it looks more like Christmas here in the Northeast Kingdom.  Nearly a year has gone by since we introduced our very first, Vermont grown by Vermont’s Own, CBD product.  We are so thankful for the family, friends, healthcare providers and retail partners who […]

August 9, 2018 / View Post

CBD for Pets

We started giving our ten year old golden retriever, Digger, CBD oil several months ago, in hopes that it would help with his aches and pains.  It wasn’t long before we noticed an improvement in his ability to get up and get moving in the mornings.  His coat also seemed to improve.  We found several […]

July 17, 2018 / View Post

CBD oil vs. cream

People often ask if they should start with our CBD lotion for pain relief, or one of our CBD tinctures.  Typically I suggest that if you are looking to purchase one product, start with a sublingual tincture in order to get CBD into your system, so that it can start working toward homeostasis in your […]

July 5, 2018 / View Post

How much CBD should I take?

Another question that we get asked often is,  “How much CBD should I take?”  Like most other questions surrounding CBD, this one doesn’t have a simple, one-size-fits-all answer.  If you start by looking at the label on a particular brand of CBD product you may, or may not, find any answer at all!  Remember that […]

June 26, 2018 / View Post

Spring on the Farm

So I know that I am a little late, that seems to be the story of my life these days!  I know that summer officially started a few days ago, but I am still catching up from all of the activity of hemp life in the spring.  As the school year wound down and the […]

June 17, 2018 / View Post

What is the best way to buy CBD?

There are so many options for consumers looking for CBD products.  People often ask, and I’m sure others wonder, “How do I know which product is best for me?”  The best answer that I can give is to encourage people to do their own research.  There is a ton of information available.  Beware of sites […]

June 8, 2018 / View Post

“What’s It Good For Anyway?”

I would have to say that the question we get asked most often about CBD is “What’s it good for anyway?”  I always hate to tell people “It’s good for whatever ails you”, but the more I read, hear, and experience about CBD, the more things it seems to be helping people with.  Just in […]

January 24, 2018 / View Post

SKI-BD Sponsor Spotlight: Northeast Kingdom Hemp

As Vermont’s cannabis industry expands, the owners of Barton-based Northeast Kingdom Hemp are betting that their cottage, hand-processed hemp products will appeal to the state’s locally-focused consumers. To that end, the fledgling farmers have produced CBD-infused maple syrup, and are in the final stages of producing maple-flavored and “Berry Natural” sublingual tinctures. At Saturday’s SKI-BD event at […]

January 14, 2018 / View Post

CBD User’s Manual

Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users.

November 8, 2017 / View Post

New Research Says Smoking Cannabis Could Help Alcoholics Quit Drinking

http://alaskanhashqueen.com/help-alcoholics/

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The Biology of Cannabis vs. Opioids for Pain Relief

https://www.leafly.com/news/science-tech/medical-marijuana-opioid-pain-relief-substitute

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CBD and the Brain: What Does It Do and What Is It Good For?

https://www.leafly.com/news/science-tech/what-does-cbd-do

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Study finds nearly half of CBD users dump traditional meds

http://www.wcax.com/content/news/Study-finds-nearly-half-of-CBD-users-dump-traditional-meds-438577713.html

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