The Complete Guide to CBD Topicals This Holiday Season

The Complete Guide to CBD Topicals This Holiday Season

November 23, 2019 The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. A time to connect and celebrate with friends and family. They are a time to exchange gifts and eat yummy food. Even so, with all sorts of reasons to be merry, the holidays can be stressful too. People often feel a higher level of family responsibility [...] Read More
Cats and Dogs Taking CBD Together – What’s the Story

Cats and Dogs Taking CBD Together – What’s the Story

November 19, 2019 “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” - Anatole France Pets, especially dogs and cats, have long been an important part of our families. Pets truly bring distinct positive benefits to their owners’ lives. As a result, Americans are spending more and looking for new ways to provide a [...] Read More
A Who’s Who of Hemp & CBD

A Who’s Who of Hemp & CBD

November 16, 2019 The use of hemp for a variety of purposes dates back thousands of years. So it’s no wonder that there are some pretty famous folks that have advocated its use. From Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700s to Mitch McConnel in the 2000s, hemp has gotten attention. It is only recently, however, with the passage [...] Read More
All About CBG—the Molecular Companion of CBD

All About CBG—the Molecular Companion of CBD

November 9, 2019 The cannabinoid cannabigerol a.k.a. CBG is like an older child who finds themself outside of the center of attention when their younger siblings arrive. And yet, if it weren’t for CBG, cannabinoids like CBD and THC would not even exist. So today we are shining the light on this unsung hero—CBG. For those of you [...] Read More
Hemp CBD, the FDA, and the FTC

Hemp CBD, the FDA, and the FTC

October 31, 2019 For the majority of folks in the hemp CBD industry, the rules and regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are new. Not only are they new, but they are also practically another language. In the process of learning the lingo and the ropes of these two agencies, [...] Read More
Marijuana-CBD vs. Hemp-CBD—Is One Better Than The Other?

Marijuana-CBD vs. Hemp-CBD—Is One Better Than The Other?

August 31, 2019 With CBD oils and products appearing on shelves and on-line stores everywhere, the awareness of this product has increased tremendously. With this increase in awareness has come an obvious increase of questions. One of the key ones being, “What is the difference between CBD products? Is hemp-derived CBD or marijuana-derived CBD better? What about full-spectrum [...] Read More
Legal Update on Marijuana and Hemp Law Enforcement

Legal Update on Marijuana and Hemp Law Enforcement

August 24, 2019 With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp was effectively legalized in all 50 states. The bill removed hemp from the DEA’s schedule 1 narcotics list. This opened the doors for farmers across the country to plant this versatile crop. However that didn't necessarily clear the air for everyone in the hemp industry or [...] Read More
Hemp Legal in Ohio! Governor Signs CBD Bill Into Law

Hemp Legal in Ohio! Governor Signs CBD Bill Into Law

August 10, 2019 Hemp Legal in Ohio as of July 25th 2019! Legislative actions affecting the farming and distribution of hemp products are being passed at an amazing rate. In fact, Law.com reports that it’s rare a day goes by without changes in how the hemp industry is regulated. The most recent major legislative action happened in Ohio, [...] Read More
Oregon State University Takes State to Next Level in Hemp Industry

Oregon State University Takes State to Next Level in Hemp Industry

July 27, 2019 There are a lot of special things about Oregon. It is the home to the deepest lake in the U.S. (Crater Lake), the smallest park in the world (Mills End Park), AND the most ghost towns in the country. Just this month, Oregon got something else to be proud of when Oregon State University (OSU) [...] Read More
Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Fusion CBD Contract Farms – Part 3

Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Fusion CBD Contract Farms – Part 3

July 18, 2019 Farming can be tough. Farming a crop that has only recently been recognized as fully legal is even tougher. In Part 1 of our series, Bringing Small Farms Back to Life, we shared lessons learned by Fusion CBD founders Adam Kurtz and Ed McCauley as they established their first farm and created Fusion CBD in [...] Read More
Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Friebel Fusion CBD Farm – Part 2

Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Friebel Fusion CBD Farm – Part 2

July 6, 2019 What do you do when you have a bunch of land, an entrepreneurial spirit, and you don’t want to farm cattle and throw music festivals anymore? For Debbie and Billy Friebel, the answer was to partner up with Adam Kurtz and Ed McCauley. The Friebels now partner with Fusion to grow hemp buds for CBD [...] Read More
Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Fusion Family Farms – Part 1

Bringing Small Farms Back to Life—Fusion Family Farms – Part 1

July 2, 2019 You may never have thought about it, but we owe a lot to farming. Farming is one of man’s oldest professions. Thanks to farming, we are no longer wandering around hunting for wild game. As far back as 10,000 years ago, farming enabled families and communities to settle in one place and build permanent towns [...] Read More
CBD Hemp Genetics and Goldendoodles

CBD Hemp Genetics and Goldendoodles

February 2, 2019 We realize that headline is a bit of a head scratcher. But bear with us as we take you through the world of CBD hemp genetics and that lovely breed of dog. Hemp and CBD are becoming more and more a part of people’s daily lives. (Yay!) So it is not uncommon to hear and [...] Read More
Government Gets Something Done! The Farm Bill.

Government Gets Something Done! The Farm Bill.

January 19, 2019 Let's face it. It seems that our government is just not working well right now. The government shut down, at the time of this writing, is already the longest in history. However the Farm Bill of 2018 is a stand out of bipartisan work given this divided nation. Let's pick an adjective to describe the [...] Read More
A Hemp Business is Born – Fusion CBD

A Hemp Business is Born – Fusion CBD

January 12, 2019 If you had asked either of Fusion CBD’s Founders in 2008 if they would be in the hemp business in ten years, neither would have come guessed it. But in reality, the building blocks were already in place for that to happen. Adam Kurtz grew up in upstate New York, a third generation farmer. But [...] Read More
Full-Spectrum CBD vs. Isolate CBD – What is the difference?

Full-Spectrum CBD vs. Isolate CBD – What is the difference?

November 9, 2018 Are you looking at whether full-spectrum CBD or isolate CBD is the best way for you to go? It can be a challenging question and there are definitely two sides to the discussion. As with just about anything, the choice you make is up to you and what you are looking for. In speaking to [...] Read More