Although Mendez lives in Miami, Coldfire Roasters was founded earlier this year in Tampa, where his business partners live. Tampa's Cuban culture, in fact, precedes Miami's, going back to the turn of the 20th Century when Cubans worked in the Gulf Coast city's tobacco industry.
We teamed up with our sister channel @eyeoncannabis for the first ever USA CBD Expo in Miami Beach. Follow them and us for more interviews with brands and guest speakers!….This year’s CBD expo featured an endless number of different CBD brands and products from vape manufacturers, holistic and health food producers, pet care brands and a wide variety of other brands from around the world.
I walked through the doors and immediately forgot I was at Miami’s first ever CBD Expo. Rainbow-colored gummies, chocolate bars, powders, cookies and cakes lined the aisles in what looked like a candy exhibition at first glance. After adjusting to the sensory overload, I regained awareness and began to walk the aisles in search of the latest CBD innovations.
Despite the passing of the Farm Bill last year, the Food and Drug Administration still considers cannabis to be a schedule 1 substance. While the authority has yet to decide to authorize the use of CBD in foods and beverages, Natural Hemp is launching a new CBD-infused sparkling water with their Day One brand.