More CBD-infused products are entering the market, particularly in health-and-wellness product categories. MRI-Simmons, found that 43 percent of people surveyed said that they prefer alternative medicine to traditional medical practices. This year, for the first time in their health-and-wellness study, the No. 1 condition that people were managing was not weight, but stress and anxiety, according to The Hartman Group. Nationwide drug store chains CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens all revealed that they would begin selling various hemp-derived CBD health products, including creams, patches and sprays, at a collective total of more than 2,500 stores. According to experts, topicals will likely be the first CBD-infused product category to attract major supermarket interest.

Source: progressivegrocer.com

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