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Ask a Stoner: Why Does the CBD Industry Love Gummies?

Ask a Stoner: Why Does the CBD Industry Love Gummies?
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Dear Stoner: Why do CBD companies love gummies so much? Do people really think they're being healthy by eating those?
Holden

Dear Holden: It’s not just the CBD industry trying to sell you gummies as a lifestyle choice. Sugar and supplements go hand in hand. Dispensary shelves are full of THC-infused gummies, which probably got their inspiration from the dozens of multi-vitamins, antacids and other supplements you’ll find in gummy form at grocery and health-food stores. And anyone who grew up eating Flintstone vitamins will remind you that none of this new.

Ask a Stoner: Why Does the CBD Industry Love Gummies?
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Truth is, if you're taking CBD daily for medical or even supplemental reasons, you shouldn’t be doing so with 10-milligram gummies. The vast majority of those are packed with sugar or artificial sweeteners, don’t offer a full spectrum of cannabinoids, and aren’t dosed with enough CBD for sustainable daily use. There’s nothing wrong with paying an extra $10 to add CBD to your junk food, as long as you don’t think what you’re doing is healthy or a pathway to curing chronic back pain. Tinctures and capsules are the best for daily use, as well as budgets.

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