The Vitamin Shoppe Adds Edible CBD Products To Stores In 14 States

The Vitamin Shoppe will start stocking edible CBD products in 14 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, according to CNBC. The retailer will initially launch oral CBD soft gels, with CBD drops following later this month.

Introducing edible CBD supplements puts The Vitamin Shoppe one step ahead of Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid, which have only added topical products to their stores. The Vitamin Shoppe itself started selling hemp extract essential oils in March.

“The customer relationship is the cornerstone of The Vitamin Shoppe’s reinvention, and our customers have told us loud and clear they want CBD,” said Sharon Leite, CEO of Vitamin Shoppe in a statement sent to…