October 29, 2019 | By: Allison Ames, President and CEO of Beanstalk
There’s no doubt that we are in the midst of a green rush: By 2022, sales of legal cannabis are expected to surpass $20 billion. And sales of CBD (short for cannabidiol, it’s the non-psychoactive ingredient in cannabis and hemp versus THC, the psychoactive ingredient) products grew by 57% last year alone. This year, three out of four U.S. chefs identified cannabis-infused food as a strong trend. According to surveys, members of Gen Z view cannabis as healthier than alcohol.