Only a couple of months after opening her first CBD store near Athens Square Mall, Jacklin Parker is opening up another Your CBD Store in East Athens.
In January of 2019, Parker and her husband opened up a franchise location of Your CBD Store in west Athens. Parker said this franchise is unique in the CBD market because it isn’t tied to marijuana or smoking at all, and instead sells products with the emphasis on medical applications of CBD, or Cannabidiol.
CBD is one of the active cannabinoids, or chemical compounds, in the cannabis plant. It makes up around 40 percent of the plant’s extract.
“Our products aim at all chronic ailments — it’s not just about smoking,” Parker said. “It starts with acne and can cover all the way up to cancer.”
Parker said she got the inspiration to join the franchise after using a product from SunMed, the producer of the CBD