April 28, 2023

Voices for the Movement: Meet the CBD Advocates Driving Change in the Industry


Voices for the Movement: Meet the CBD Advocates Driving Change in the Industry

CBD Advocates


CBD, short for cannabidiol is a compound found in the cannabis plant known for its therapeutic benefits. In recent years the CBD industry has grown by leaps and bounds, offering a wide range of products to help with various health conditions. However, despite its growing popularity the industry is still facing challenges in terms of regulation, quality control, and public perception. That’s where CBD advocates come in. These are individuals and organizations that are passionate about CBD and are dedicated to driving change in the industry. In this article, we’ll introduce you to some of the voices for the movement that are shaping the future of CBD.

Meet the CBD Advocates

Joy Smith

Joy Smith is a former MP in Canada and the CEO of Joy Organics, a company that sells high-quality CBD products. After experiencing the benefits of CBD firsthand, Smith became an advocate for CBD and is now working to improve regulation in the industry. She is also a founding member of the US Hemp Roundtable, a national coalition of hemp companies and advocates lobbying for hemp legislation.

Joy Organics Website

Dr. Ethan Russo

Dr. Ethan Russo is a neurologist and medical researcher who has been studying the medicinal properties of cannabis for over two decades. He is a recognized expert in the field of cannabis research and has been an advocate for CBD-based therapies. Dr. Russo has written numerous articles and research papers on cannabis and is working to change public perception of the plant.

Dr. Ethan Russo


NORML, short for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, is a non-profit organization that advocates for the legalization of cannabis. The organization is also involved in CBD advocacy, working to educate the public about the benefits of CBD and pushing for CBD to be treated like any other supplement or food ingredient. NORML has been successful in getting CBD legislation passed in several states, and their advocacy efforts continue to drive change in the industry.

NORML’s Website


CBD advocacy is an important part of driving change in the industry. Whether it’s through lobbying for better regulation, educating the public, or conducting research, CBD advocates are working tirelessly to improve the industry and promote the benefits of CBD. By supporting these voices for the movement, we can all help shape the future of CBD and make it accessible to those who need it.

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