The Beverage Blog

Recent months have shown a fervor of news stories that indicate an interest in the Hemp industry, unparalleled for close to a century. US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R), the one that bears a striking resemblance to an Italian Tree Frog, has been pushing for months to change policy surrounding Hemp—an agricultural product that has faced unjustified stigma and yellow journalism since the passing of the Marijuana Tax Act in 1937. McConn...

In recent years, a popular cannabis compound has exploded onto the consumer market, demanding an ever-increasing awareness of the drug by industrialists and politicians, alike. This organic compound is known as CBD, or cannabidiol, and is also commonly found in the non-psychoactive industrial hemp plant that has been grown for millennia as a staple for both food and fiber supply.

As cottage industries that have sprouted up around the non-psy...