100% Organic Hemp, Mindful Practices: Up-to-date certificates of analysis that show the source material is free of contaminants, pesticides, heavy metals and/or up-to-date organic certification documents. Proof of origin through various means of national and international certification.
We require these brands to communicate with us their choice of “company charity” and relationship to that charity. To earn this badge they must openly state on their website that they make donations to a specific organization or have a “compassionate care” program, for disabled vets, or children who suffer from severe conditions that may benefit from using cbd.
1) Full and up to date certificates of analysis for source materials as well as for specific batches. We should not be selling products with COAs from a “batch of source” material tested a year ago. 2) COAs must test negative for: heavy metals, residual solvents, microbial and fungal contaminations, and THC showing under the farm bill limit (generally >0.3%).
To qualify for this badge we require them to have one one of the following 1) using some form of advanced cultivating systems or state of the art monitoring environmental technology for indoor operations. 2) Utilize advanced extraction systems. 3) offer applications that increase bioavailability, such as nano, liposomal, water-soluble/microencapsulated cbd. 4) Blend terpenes, botanicals, and or nutraceutical ingredients.
Having a compelling mission or vision statement, demonstrating service of goodwill to customers and the planet.Each badge earned is worth one star or point.