Kria Botanicals in the News

Hemp production soaring, but state lacks capacity to turn harvest into high-value CBD

Hundreds of Vermont farmers are planting more hemp than ever, but the state lacks adequate processing facilities to turn the fall harvest into high-value CBD products.

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Rules Would Put a Premium on Hemp Products Made in Vermont

The skunky aroma of cannabis greeted a visitor at the door of Kria Botanicals' small South Burlington lab last week.

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Hemp farmers work to set industry apart from marijuana

Daniel Chang, co-owner and operator of Kria Botanicals, moved to Vermont with his family four years ago expressly to join the state’s fast-growing hemp industry.

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Ag Agency releases proposed rules for hemp growers

State officials have created proposed rules for Vermont’s fast-growing hemp industry that will go out for public comment before becoming final.

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Keep Calm and Live in New York City: The Promise of CBD, the Cannabis Chemical That Won’t Get You High


One morning, about a month ago, I walked out of my Brooklyn apartment on a quick mission to buy shampoo and ended up having six drops of CBD, the cannabis-based elixir, administered beneath my tongue by a Coloradan named Bodē.

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THC! CBD! Terpenoids! Cannabis Science is getting hairy


Today, cannabis continues its slow march toward nationwide decriminalization with voters deciding whether to allow recreational use in Michigan and North Dakota, and for medical purposes in Utah and Missouri.

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Can CBD Really Do All That?


How one molecule from the cannabis plant came to be seen as a therapeutic cure-all. When Catherine Jacobson first heard about the promise of cannabis, she was at wits’ end. Her 3-year-old son, Ben, had suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old, a result of a brain malformation called polymicrogyria.

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A Little CBD to Take the Edge Off—For Your Pet?


Products containing the hemp extract have garnered a flurry of interest among fans who take it for everything from sleep to stress reduction. Now, people are trying it on their pets.

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