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From Bud to Bloom, L.A. Women Lead A CBD And Mushroom Revolution
The actress Catherine Bach knows something about taking a trend to the next level. The Dukes of Hazzard star took cut off denim shorts and turned them into the iconic Daisy Dukes back in the 80’s. Today, she’s aiming to do the same for CBD with a new product line called Lourdes.
Thanks to a huge market of people trying to cure everything from anxiety to sleep through more natural methods, Bach and a number of local entrepreneurial women are seeing their products fly off store shelves. From salves to sodas, these enterprising types are finding practical solutions to daily problems for those looking to feel relief without getting high. Although the ingredients are nothing new, the packaging and the concoctions are on a whole new level.
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