It’s no secret that my husband and I are longtime cannabis and hemp advocates. We’ve cheered as the majority of Americans have come around to supporting legalization, and applauded as cannabis law reform spreads from state to state.
After working in the entertainment industry for over 25 years, Morris Beegle decided it was time for a change in career path. Inspired by the possibilities the hemp plant holds, as well as by the hemp industry’s rapidly changing landscape, he joined forces with Elizabeth Knight, who had a 20-year long sales and project management career, and together the two dove into creating alternative options to everyday products, such as hemp-based T-shirts and paper products.
After a battery of tests and misdiagnoses, I was finally diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease twelve years ago, and thus began a long battle with trial-and-error medical treatments. I changed my diet several times, even though my doctors didn’t seem confident it would change much (it didn’t), went to physical therapy for pain-related issues, and took so many different pharmaceuticals I can’t even begin to recall each and every one.