Published Articles

13 Pastures owner, Rob Railis, is a featured CBD journalist. Below are his most recent articles.

Hemp and Sustainability

Hemp and the Earth Each year on April 22 marks the anniversary of the environmental movement started in 1970 by founder, Gaylord Nelson. The idea came to him after witnessing the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, CA. What started … Readmore

The High Cost of CBD: Why Is CBD So Expensive

Why is CBD so darn expensive? We wanted to take a closer look at the high cost of CBD. CBD is expensive! There’s no getting around the fact that when you buy CBD your pocket book’s going to take a bit of … Readmore

Terpenes: Everything You Need to Know About These Scented Wonders

Terpenes are natural compounds found in all forms of hemp and cannabis that give the plant its bouquet of smells. In addition, terpenes work in concert with the better known compounds found in the plant such as the cannabinoids THC … Readmore

New State Hemp Programs: Growing Hemp In Wisconsin, Vermont, Oregon & Nevada

Thanks to new state hemp programs, more of this miraculous crop is growing in the USA than ever. Have you ever dreamt of starting over? Packing your belongings and heading to a place where you can spend your days working … Readmore

Investing In Hemp Stocks: Getting Started With Hemp & Cannabis Stocks

After years of stigma around cannabis, suddenly people are talking openly about investing in hemp stocks. A couple weeks back, we overheard a local UPS driver shared how his wife just got her medical marijuana card and that he’s been … Readmore

Other Cannabinoids Revisited: More Natural Chemicals Found In Hemp – 13 Pastures, LLC

In this article, we continue our look at other cannabinoids found in hemp and cannabis. In July, we published our first look at different naturally occurring cannabinoids that are less well known than THC and CBD. There, we discussed the benefits of CBG … Readmore

Other Cannabinoids: There’s More Than Just CBD & THC In Hemp & Cannabis – 13 Pastures, LLC

You’ve heard of CBD and THC, but how well do you know cannabinoids like CBG, CBN and THCV? The miraculous benefits of hemp are all the rage these days! With this huge surge in popularity for CBD and all it has … Readmore