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Local Fort Myers Business Sells CBD-Infused Products

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Julie Glenn
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WGCU News

A new business in downtown Fort Myers is selling products that contain CBD, or cannabidol, which is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis. Seed & Bean Market has an extensive selection of teas, coffees, cosmetics, face masks, lotions, vape pens and much more, all infused with CBD.

We’re joined by one of the founders of Seed & Bean Market, Cole Peacock. He joins us in the studio to provide an update on CBD and its effects, as well as its legality in the state of Florida. Click HERE to see a visualization of scientific evidence for the medical benefits of CBD.

Mike Kiniry is producer of Gulf Coast Live, and co-creator and host of the WGCU podcast Three Song Stories: Biography Through Music. He first joined the WGCU team in the summer of 2003 as an intern while studying Communication at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Julie Glenn is the News Director and the host of Gulf Coast Live. She joined the WGCU team in November of 2016 to expand the Gulf Coast Live call-in radio show from once a week to five days a week. Since then, the show has been recognized in state and regional competitions and has featured artists, political leaders, historians, environmental experts, doctors, local reporters, and national and international scholars. After leading the station's award-winning coverage of Hurricane Irma in September of 2017, Julie was named Interim News Director. In January of 2018, she launched WGCU's first podcast: Grape Minds.