The final concern to address - was the market high growth with not much competition or was it slow growth with a lot of competition or somewhere in between? This was easy and compelling to determine. One look at Google trends showed the clear demand for these products seen in graph below. Another credible source, Forbes, predicts growth of the cannabis industry to be over 700% by 2020 - in fact, no other industry is growing faster. I also looked at the competition and compared the quality of products, their pricing, marketing, etc. and found that HempWorx was a clear leader. But what about competition - was it saturated or was their room to get in and make it work? Using a variety of metric tools, I figured out that it was definitely still quite early to be venturing into this market and the opportunity for growth without a lot of competition will be available for quite some time.
The inner fibers of the hemp stalk, called hurds, are known for their low density and high absorbency, which means they can be mixed with plaster or lime to make cheap and efficient building materials. This absorbency also makes it a great bed or surface for animals that minimizes dust, fungal spores and odors. Compared to concrete, hempcrete weighs about 90 percent less, uses significantly fewer petrochemicals, is virtually fireproof and, unlike concrete, allows moisture to pass through, reducing mold and mildew problems. In terms of sustainability, hempcrete sequesters carbon, whereas the cement industry is one of the world’s leading producers of CO2.

With the changing political and regulatory climate related to cannabis, hemp businesses are on the cusp of exciting new opportunities to expand their business, and to get into the cannabis industry. Whether you’re a farmer, hemp processor or manufacturer or another key link in the industrial hemp supply chain, you can position your business for accelerated growth with membership in the NACB.  

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While hemp might seem like a new phenomenon, its history dates back to the 1600s when growing hemp was encouraged for use in sails, ropes and clothing. However, in the 1900s, hemp was frowned upon by the government: in 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act banned hemp and marijuana cultivation. Yet, it wasn’t before long that industries realized the crop's benefits: In the 1940s, the government launched its “Hemp for Victory” program encouraging farmers to grow hemp to contribute to the war efforts and to be used in ropes, parachutes and other necessities. However, after the war, the laws went back to banning hemp. But in 2014 the U.S. Farm Bill was passed, allowing people to cultivate hemp as long as they registered and received a license.
Hempworx boasts in this YouTube video that they pay huge commissions (up to 85% of revenue) to their affiliates. That means that up to 85% of the price that people pay is being paid in commissions to the selling affiliate and their “upline” network of other Hempworx affiliates. The video also promises the potential for affiliates to earn iPads, flatscreen TVs, luxury vacations, cruises, diamond watches, $100,000 cash bonuses and even new cars.
On the other hand, take extra care with products that list only the amount of total “cannabinoids” they contain, not specifically how much CBD is in them. Those cannabinoids could include not just CBD and THC but dozens of other related compounds. Companies may take that labeling approach because they hope it will attract less scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, Lee says.
The Best way to take our CBD oil under the tongue. Our CBD oil drops are the most powerful because you place them under your tongue and they absorb right into your bloodstream.  The herbal drops are by far the most concentrated form of CBD because you are getting in sublingually (under the tongue). There’s a 98% absorption rate with the tincture drops because the CBD gets absorbed right into the bloodstream. Count the drops out looking a mirror so as not to waste or take more than needed. Hold for 90 seconds and do not drink or eat for up to 15 minutes to ensure you don’t wash any away. You want as much of the CBD as possible to absorb into the bloodstream. Eating and drinking CBD oil is less effective since the stomach and digestive system break it down and it gets filtered out by liver leaving less CBD available to be absorbed into the bloodstream, and also taking much longer to notice the effects of the CBD.
The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) reported total U.S. retail sales of hemp products of nearly $700 million in 2016. HIA claims that U.S. hemp retail sales have grown by about 10% to more than 20% annually since 2011. Mostly, this growth is attributable to sales of hemp-based care products, supplements, and foods. Together, these categories accounted for more than two-thirds of the value of U.S. retail sales in 2016.
So the CBD arrived. Josh and I took it for a couple of days Just to make sure we didn't feel funny or get sick and both of us had never felt better in our lives. So we gave it to our daughter, 5 drops of the peppermint flavor under her tongue in the morning. It has been a month now and she is passing. 20% graded papers have turned into 105% graded papers. She loves to read and tell me all about the story. Her focus and attention have returned. She is not crying when it‘s time to do homework!
Although it’s constantly mistaken for cannabis, and it comes from the same plant, hemp is not the same product. While marijuana is bred to include potent amounts of THC, hemp has only trace amounts—it contains less than 0.3 percent of the hallucinogen. “You could smoke a football field of hemp and you wouldn’t get high, you’d get a headache,” is how Dolgin describes it. Still, when it planted its first seeds, JD Farms had to install an armed guard. (Until they’re planted in the ground, hemp seeds are considered a Schedule I narcotic, according to Dolgin.)

We offer "70% ready to go" professional cannabis (incl. hemp) business plan templates, including pro forma financials with projections to answer the fundamental, and critical questions of how much money it will take to start your cannabis business and how much your 100% legally compliant cannabis business will make. We also have a range of cannabis pitch deck templates.
On the other hand, take extra care with products that list only the amount of total “cannabinoids” they contain, not specifically how much CBD is in them. Those cannabinoids could include not just CBD and THC but dozens of other related compounds. Companies may take that labeling approach because they hope it will attract less scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration, Lee says.
Dolgin was a veteran of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Counterterrorism Center, both in D.C., before he got burned out on government jobs. He’d been working on cybersecurity projects in New York when he met Justh. “I grew up as a Jewish kid on Long Island,” Dolgin says. “I like the idea of making an impact in a depressed New York community, and of looking at agriculture in a new way. We began to consider hemp. Because of my regulatory background, I knew how government works—and doesn’t work.”
The second package option is called the Director Pack. The Director Pack provides you with 4 products of your choice at a discount which you can use for yourself or sell to others for a profit. This qualifies you at the Director Level which pays you 35% commission on your Business Volume (BV) plus 10% of sales made by affiliates that you bring in. The Director is also eligible for many other commission payouts and bonuses. See the compensation plan for more details.
3. Is the CBD oil sold by Hempworx a bad product? No. To their credit, Hempworx does post third party lab reports posted on its website. Third party lab reports are the only way to really know what’s in the product you are buying. The Hempworx lab reports clearly show the amount of CBD and other cannabinoids including trace amounts of THC in the Hempworx CBD oil tincture. By all accounts, Hempworx CBD oil is of reasonably good quality. However, it’s worth noting that their posted lab reports do not show results of heavy metal, pesticide and residual solvents testing. The omission of these test results is concerning.
Then again: Zwagil also says, through his company’s Policies and Procedures (see above section), that you should talk to a lawyer before joining HempWorx as “laws differ according to jurisdiction,” which does not make it sound “100 percent legal.” He also gets the percentages wrong: it’s .3 percent THC, not .03 percent THC, which further supports the notion that perhaps you shouldn’t rely on him regarding cannabis laws.

I have a 7 yo with adhd, anxiety, chronic kidney disease, tethered spinal cord, neurogenic bladder and bowel with pain. Trying to help his ADHD we started Ritalin. my lil guy has always been fit so this was the worst thing We ever trled. He lost weight and quit eating. developed facial tics and started hand flapping. After testing found it was causing the kidney disease to progress faster. I knew I had to do something to help my baby. So the research began. I discovered CBD... So many medical benefits and it's legal In all 50 states. We trled 5 different brands before finding Hempworx. Now my son is excelling academically, gaining weight, sleeping thru the night and no pain or anxiety!!!! Thanks for reading!!!
While more research is being conducted on the medical benefits of CBD and CBD oil, the bottom line is that there isn’t a lot of information available yet. Yes, CBD has helped many people, but just like many other nutritional supplements, there currently isn’t enough information for people to be able to determine if it’s effective.Unlike other nutritional supplements however, CBD if often discussed in the media. It’s become a popular and controversial topic that almost everyone has heard about. For people signing up to HempWorx, this means that potential customers are far more educated on the topic of CBD and could perhaps be leerier of even hearing you out before you have an opportunity to talk to them about its potential benefits.Many people also base their opinions of medical marijuana on their political affiliation and years of bad publicity on the plant. With all these issues taken into consideration, selling the products alone could be challenging without trying to sell the MLM opportunity on top of the products.
We would also love to connect you with an incredible mentor of ours, Robert Hollis, whose wife introduced this affiliate program to us.  If you join our HempWorx team of affiliates, you will get to partner with Robert and Teri Hollis, and become part of their network as well.  Click here to learn more about Robert Hollis and how he helps people succeed!
I had the worst experience with Hempworx! Feel totally scammed. They took forever to fix any issues still owe me commissions and then after a month of joining they stop shipping to Canada after they were doing it for 9 months! Suddenly they are not authorized here?! Put many of us at risk now supposedly they have found a company to get us all prescription cards?! Make everyone pay $150 to do this and in meantime I have copies of posts from Jenna one of owners stating 'We don't need Canada'. Well that was the last straw for this Canadian and she also publicly supports Trump so buyers beware wish I knew all this before!
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