Cannabis extract continues its roll in Chittenden County
By Jason Starr
Time and research. That is what is needed for more definitive answers about cannabidiol’s medicinal value. But there is no question that this particular non-psychoactive chemical compound of the hemp plant — CBD as it is known — is the foundation of a blossoming business in Vermont, one that tugs on a variety of social threads, from agriculture, to health care, to pot policy.
‘My friend told me to try this …’
In the wellness department at Natural Provisions Market in Williston, CBD oils, sprays, capsules and balms have been the fastest growing product segment over the past year, department manager Hollis Clark said.
“We sell a bunch of it. We can’t even keep it in stock. It comes in and goes out,” she said.
Natural Provisions began stocking CBD products about 10 months ago from two