• All About CBC

    All About CBC

    With the growing popularity of CBD and hemp extracts, cannabis research has picked up over the past decade. As scientists have been digging deeper into what makes cannabis such a powerful wellness ally, new cannabinoids have been coming to light and showing promise for major impacts on the body. One of these cannabinoids that’s gaining increased attention is cannabichromene (CBC). CBC is one of...
  • What's Coming for Hemp Advocacy in 2022

    What's Coming for Hemp Advocacy in 2022

     And just like that, 2021 has come and gone. It was a year full of both growth and uncertainty for the hemp industry, particularly on the regulatory front. Read on for the year’s highlights and what we hope to see for 2022. A look back on the hemp industry in 2021 Several important gains have been made in hemp regulation on the state level....
  • All About CBG

    All About CBG

    CBG has been taking the cannabinoid world and search engines by storm.  From questions like, “is CBG more effective than CBD?” to “how much is CBG worth?” it’s clear that this mother of all cannabinoids has piqued the interest of many. So what is it about this cannabinoid that has been garnering so much attention?  Bluebird delves a little deeper in today’s blog. What Science...
  • What’s The Big Deal With California Bill AB 45?

    What’s The Big Deal With California Bill AB 45?

    The hemp industry has scored a big win this week! California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 45 into law, expressly legalizing the retail sale of hemp-derived compounds in food, beverage, supplements, cosmetics, and pet products in the state of California.  The biggest impact of this bill is that it immediately and significantly reduces the risk of local and state enforcement action against...
  • How Has Cannabis Been Impacted By Racism?

    How Has Cannabis Been Impacted By Racism?

    Cannabis. It’s the source of Bluebird’s CBD products and a powerful plant with countless uses and seemingly even more mystery enshrouding it. Unfortunately, as with many things not initially understood, certain interest groups - historically, those with a hand in policymaking - used the unknown elements of cannabis to stir fear and animosity in the general public. In the U.S. specifically, this sort of...
  • What Does the New DEA Rule Mean For the Hemp Industry?

    What Does the New DEA Rule Mean For the Hemp Industry?

    Hemp farmers and businesses saw a huge victory on Capitol Hill with the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, popularly known as the "Farm Bill." The bill established a much-needed differentiation between hemp and cannabis — excluding hemp and its extracts from Schedule I drug classification at the federal level. This proved to be a defining boon not only for hemp, but...