CBD is Quickly Becoming the Most Searched Topic on Google
PALM BEACH, Florida, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CBD is quickly becoming one of the most widely searched terms on Google, leading many to believe the cannabis boom is just getting underway. In fact, "CBD has become insanely popular," said Dr. John W. Ayers, vice chief of innovation at the University of California, San Diego's Division of Infectious Disease and Global Public Health, as quoted by MarketWatch. "Three years ago, there was essentially no one searching about CBD online, but now there are an estimated 6.4 million unique searches each month." That's leading to a wide range of opportunity for companies including Veritas Farms Inc. (OTCQB:VFRM), Green Growth Brands Inc.(CSE:GGB)(OTCQB:GGBXF), Curaleaf Holdings Inc. (CSE:CURA) (OTCQX:CURLF), Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE:ACB)(TSX:ACB), and Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CRON).
Veritas Farms Inc. (OTCQB:VFRM) BREAKING NEWS: Veritas Farms Inc. just announced that the company is sponsoring the 2019 Malibu Marathon. As a part of the sponsorship, The Company will be included in all media and promotional campaigns and will have a large booth and multiple activations at both The Malibu Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, November 2nd and at The Malibu Half Marathon and Beach Festival on Sunday, November 3rd at Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. The Company's tented booth is located near the finish line at the entrance to the festival. From this location, the Company will be sampling its complete line of full spectrum hemp oil products and incorporating them into various activations. Throughout the weekend, runners, their guests and other event attendees will be able to participate in and enjoy free full spectrum hemp oil massages, guided meditations, CBD Yin Yoga sessions, Acro-Yoga demonstrations and educational discussions on full spectrum hemp oil and the hemp industry. Derek Thomas, Vice President of Business Development, commented "We are excited to sponsor the Malibu Marathon. California is a major market for Veritas Farms, and this is a effective opportunity to engage with, educate and sample one of our core target demographics."
Other cannabis-related developments from around the markets include:
Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE:GGB)(OTCQB:GGBXF) just announced that it has opened its 150th Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy CBD mall-based shop. The first Seventh Sense shop opened in early February. GGB will provide a sales update on the performance of Seventh Sense shops and eCommerce on its earnings call for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019 ended June 30. The call will occur on Thursday, October 24th, 2019. In the interim, the Company would like to share a progress update on the expansion of Seventh Sense.