By Christie Wisniewski, Bennington Banner
BENNINGTON — Business partners Becky Barrier and Bernie Barriere have a motto for their CBD-based wellness shop opening at the Four Corners late July:
“No more bad days.”
By offering various products and being available for free consultations, Barrier and Barriere of Vermont Green Grow Wellness Center at 400 Main St. hope to help their customers be well again, whether the products are bought to manage pain, manage anxiety disorders, help chronic illness symptoms, or even bring relief to a beloved pet. As of now, the opening date is July 21.
Despite rumors to the contrary, Barrier and Barriere said, they have no intention of seeking a permit to operate a medical cannabis dispensary, but they do plan on having a wide selection of CBD products and services.
What is CBD?
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a cannabis compound growing in popularity for its various health benefits. This compound does not contain THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive compound in marijuana that makes a user feel “high.” Those who use CBD will not experience any psychoactive effects or an altered state