From growing a hemp plant in their dorm closet to opening one of the first retail stores in the state with a fully built-in grow operation, a trio tested their limits to pursue a new generation of hemp.
Passionate about business development and management, Chloe is responsible for the finances, logistics, and operations behind the brand and retail storefront for Hemp Generation. Her compassion, consciousness, and pragmatism help the business stay on track for exponential growth and long-term success.
A lot of people that come in here are usually seeking help with things like anxiety, sleep, pain. Those are probably the three main things people come here seeking help with.
The hemp industry in North Carolina first became legal in 2016 after the 2014 Farm Bill passed laws to allow opportunity for states to create their own 5 year long hemp pilot program. This program would allow farmers to grow hemp plants, defined as cannabis plants with less than 0.3% delta 9 THC. Since then, a lot has happened, businesses have gone under, new ones have flourished, and a fresh spark of relief and hope has been lit for the future of the state’s industry.
Even though Delta 8 products can be legally sold at any establishment, experts like Dr. Cooper and the Hemp Generation team recommend being careful with purchases.
Founded in 2018 by NC State alumni Louis Rubio and Chloe Blesh, the company aims to produce high-quality and natural cannabis products that promote natural healing and long-term wellness for consumers.
In its raw form, the THCa flower meets the legal qualifications of having less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC. But when heat is applied, like when the user smokes or vapes it, more of the product (the THCa) is converted to Delta-9 THC which allows its effect to mirror marijuana products sold in legalized states.