15 CBD Brands Highlighted at the 2019 NACS Show

Cannabidiol (CBD) was one of the breakout stars of this year’s NACS Show in Atlanta. In a first for the show, NACS added a dedicated CBD pavilion to its exhibit hall lineup. The partitioned section—which required attendees to scan their badges upon entering—showcased a variety of hemp-derived CBD products from about 70 distributors.

Here are some of the CBD brands from the 2019 NACS Show …

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Cannadips

Cannadips, a CBD oral pouch from Kretek International, Moorpark, Calif., is made with full-spectrum hemp and tobacco-free ingredients. It comes in three flavors: Full American, Mint and Citrus. Each has 10 milligrams of hemp per pouch, and each tin contains 15 individual pouches. Cannadips oral pouches are available at various Kwik Trip stores throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Direct CBD

Charlotte, N.C.-based distributor Direct CBD showcased a variety of its brands at the show. One was CBDfx, which offers CBD products in more than a dozen formats, including gummies, tinctures, capsules, dissolvable strips, creams, balms, vape pens, energy shots and face masks. The face masks come in five varieties: Purifying Charcoal, Restoring Night, Hydrating Cucumber, Toning Rose and Healing Aloe Vera. Another, brand, Nu-X Ventures Inc., offers CBD-infused e-liquids, tinctures, concentrates and disposables.

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Curaleaf Hemp

Curaleaf Holdings Inc., Wakefield, Mass., sells CBD products in 12 states and has 12 cultivation sites and 11 processing sites. Products in its Curaleaf Hemp brand portfolio include vape cartridges, flower pods, tinctures, hand cream, eye cream, face cream and massage oils.

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E-Alternative Solutions

Tobacco and vaping product manufacturer E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), Darien, Conn., debuted Forth Cannabidiol (CBD), a line of hemp-derived CBD tinctures, at the show. The products are designed specifically for adult convenience-store consumers who make impulse purchases during their visits, the company said. The tinctures come in two formats: those with 300 milligrams of CBD, which come in Original Hemp, Strawberry Lemon and Cool mint flavors; and those with 600 milligrams of CBD, which come in Citrus Berry and Peppermint flavors.

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Floyd's of Leadville

Leadville, Colo.-based Floyd's of Leadville founder Floyd Landis is a former Tour de France bicyclist who turned to CBD to fight his own chronic pain. The company's line of CBD-infused products includes gummy gems, soft gels and protein powders, as well as a new CBD Recovery Bar, which debuted at the show. Each bar contains 25 milligrams of Floyd’s tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-free CBD isolate and is formulated to optimize recovery.

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Precision Botanical

Lil' Drug Store Products Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, showcased its newest CBD brand, Precision Botanical, at the show. Precision Botanical is a division of Denver-based Ellipse Analytics and offers CBD items such as drops, tinctures, capsules and gummies. Precision Botanical also works with a nonprofit, the Clean Label Project, to certify that its ingredients adhere to its claims.

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Hemp Bombs

CB Distributors, Beloit, Wis., showcased its Hemp Bomb CBD products at the show, which included gummies, capsules, oils, syrup, e-liquids and pain rubs. The company’s CBD is sourced from premium-grade industrial hemp that is free of heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants.

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Medterra CBD

Irvine, Calif.-based Medterra CBD showed its CBD-infused topicals, creams, tinctures and capsules at the show. Medterra’s products are made with 99% pure hemp-extracted CBD and are grown in accordance with guidelines from the Kentucky Department of Agricultural Industrial Hemp Pilot Program. The products are free of THC and are also non-GMO. In September 2019, Medterra became an official partner of health and beauty care distributor Convenience Valet, Glendale Heights, Ill.

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Myaderm

Myaderm, Englewood, Colo., uses various pharmaceutical technologies to create CBD products that provide a therapeutic benefit, the company said. At the NACS Show, the company displayed its Advanced Therapy Cream, Sport Cream, Calming Cream, Foot Cream and Pet Cream, all of which are manufactured in the company’s FDA-registered facility.

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Aktive Today

Holding company NVIP, Southlake, Texas, debuted its new CBD brand, Aktive Today, at the show. Its products include oral sprays, topical creams and energy shots and aim to provide “lifestyle solutions” for consumers, the company said. Such remedies include improving sleep and joint mobility, weight management, immune-system support, younger-looking skin and more energy, the company said.

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Pax Labs

San Francisco-based Pax Labs, an electronic vape company, showcased its Pax Era, Pax 2 and Pax 3 CBD vape pens at the show. These devices offer consumers up to 10 “sessions” per charge and heat up within a minute of turning them on. Users can also adjust their Pax settings via the Pax mobile app.

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Solari Hemp

Solari Hemp, Longmont, Colo., is a vertically integrated farm-to-shelf hemp company. Its products displayed at NACS included cooling balms, pain creams, warming gels, tinctures and gummies.

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Tribe CBD

Denver-based Tribe CBD showcased its line of tinctures, gummies and creams, plus Hemp Energy Shots, at this year’s NACS Show. Tribe’s products are locally sourced from U.S.-based hemp farms, are THC-free, broad spectrum and non-GMO, the company said.

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Veritas Farms

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Veritas Farms produces whole plant, full-spectrum hemp oils. Its products at NACS included tinctures, capsules, gummies, lotions, lip balms and massage oils. The company operates a 140-acre farm and production facilities in Pueblo, Colo., and is registered with the Colorado Department of Agriculture to grow industrial hemp.

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Weller Inc.

Weller Inc., a division of Denver-based distributor MarketHub, showcased its CBD coconut bites and sparkling waters at the show. The bites are available in Dark Chocolate, Caramel and Original flavors and come in both single-serve (five bites) and multiserve (20 bites) packages. Each individual bite contains 5 milligrams of CBD from full-spectrum hemp plants. The sparking waters come in three flavors: Tangerine, Black Cherry and Watermelon.

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