Quirk said most of his customers buy CBD oil tinctures for themselves or pets. It’s commonly used for relief of anxiety or physical pain. CBD oil is processed from hemp in the cannabis plant, but the oil is a non-intoxicating marijuana extract .
Harvest Connect buys CBD wholesale and is pursuing licenses to grow hemp and sell medical marijuana, Quirk said.
In addition to this weekend’s fundraiser, the store routinely gives a 25% discount on items purchased by veterans and first responders such as police officers, fire fighters and EMS workers.
CBD Store and More opened in April at 940 Canton St. and offers online shopping and drive-by service for customers who don’t want to come inside.
“We did far better than we thought we would do,” said Quirk on opening during the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re getting a lot of business through word of mouth. We’re here to help people.”