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Recent Buzz In The Press

Franny Tacy: A Trailblazer in Hemp Farming

Exeleon Magazine

The Revival of Retail: A Critical Step In Returning Our Post-Pandemic Economy To "Normal"

Yahoo! Finance
June 16, 2021

Franny's Farmacy: The Pioneering CBD Franchise

The Leaders Globe
June 2021


CEO Review Magazine
April 24, 2022

The NC Hippie in High Heels - From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm

Boston Herald
February 3, 2021

FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe

Business Talk Magazine
March 15, 2022

Franny's Farmacy CEO Franny Tacy is a Hemp and CBD Pioneer Embodying Nature in Motion

Honeysuckle Magazine
February 14, 2020

Hemp as a Crop | Frances Tacy | TEDxAsheville

TEDx Asheville
Nov 14, 2018

Building a Seed-to-Shelf Hemp Empire – Franny Tacy Founder and CEO of Franny’s Farmacy

Leaf wire
March 3, 2022


  • Authority Magazine– “Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cannabis Industry, With Forozan ‘Zan’ Karim of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Citizen Times– “CBD supporters in WNC anxious for state to affirm hemp legality”
  • MountainX– “Supporters of medical marijuana and the local hemp industry want to see the state allow the use of cannabis as a treatment option for debilitating medical conditions.”
  • WLOS– “A state law that legalizes the hemp industry in North Carolina is set to expire at the end of June.”
  • The Weekly Roundup“Ben Kinney speaks with Franny Tacy, the Owner & CEO of Franny’s Farmacy, a woman owned health and wellness company. They talk about the birth and growth of her company and her involvement in the evolution of the hemp industry in NC, among other things.”
  • Candice Georgiadis– “Sondra Hellund and Julie Livingston Interviewed by Candice Georgiadis”
  • Medium– “Wisdom From The Women Leading The Cannabis Industry, With Sondra Hellund of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Prepared Foods– “Franny’s Farmacy Debuts CBD-Infused Bonbons”
  • RiderFlex YouTube– “Franny Tacy; CEO, Franny’s Farmacy | Riderflex”
  • MJ Biz Daily– “As more states legalize marijuana, CBD retailers face an identity crisis”
  • The Frankie Boyer Show– “Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farmacy, Victor Pinho of Emerald Farm Tours, Jack Roosevelt of Lucida Club for the Cannacurious”
  • Business Of Cannabis– “How legalization might threaten the CBD industry”
  • WLOS– “Some fear North Carolina’s hemp industry is in jeopardy with law set to expire”
  • The Dime Podcast– “91: Franchises in the Cannabinoid Industry ft. Franny Tacy”
  • Business Talk Mag.– “FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe”
  • AVLToday– “Ten questions with Franny Tacy”
  • myCannabis– “INTERVIEWS Franny Tacy, CEO at Franny’s Farmacy- Interview Series”
  • Business Talk– “FRANNY TACY: Pioneering the Hemp Market and Franchise Model with the “Highest” Quality Products & New CannaCafe”
  • LeafWire– “Building a Seed-to-Shelf Hemp Empire – Franny Tacy, Founder and CEO of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Nancy On Norwalk– “Norwalk photos: ‘Rebel Daughter Day’ in Art Park”
  • Red & Black– “The Athens Frontline Podcast: Cannabis”
  • Smoky Mountain News– “Franny’s Farmacy Opens South Slope Location”
  • Green Lane Communication– “Episode 40: Franny Tacy Breaks Down What Courage in Cannabis Means to Her”
  • Honey Suckle Mag– “Franny’s Farmacy CEO Franny Tacy is a Hemp and CBD Pioneer Embodying Nature in Motion”
  • Speaking of Travel– “A Special Conversation With Franny of Franny’s Farm And Mike of Pasta & Prana”
  • The Canna Mom Show– “Finding Courage and Joy in Cannabis – Episode One”
  • Cannabinoid Connect– “Podcast #242: Franny Tacy, Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Benzinga– “Growing Hemp On Government-Owned Land? One Connecticut Cultivator Is Doing It”
  • Hemp Industry Daily– “Negative online reviews can sink your business. Here’s how to handle them.”
  • Honeysuckle Mag– “Damian Marley: From The Most High”
  • Delta-8 Magazine– “Best Delta-8 Flower 2021 and Where to Buy”
  • The Charlotte Weekly – “Franny’s Farmacy expands to Charlotte”
  • KISS 95.1 FM – “Franny’s Farmacy in Charlotte Gives Back to Local First Responders and Fire Departments”
  • Mountain X – “The delta-8 debate”
  • Exeleon – “Franny Tacy: A Trailblazer in Hemp Farming”
  • Epic Entrepreneurs – “Episode 38: Franny Tacy | The Revival Of Retail”
  • Trichomes – “The Growth & Shift of CBD Sales in The U.S. – HiO Interview: Franny Tacy of Franny’s Farmacy”
  • HEMPIRE Radio – “Franny Tacy, CEO of Franny’s Farmacy today on Hempire only on Cannabis Radio.”
  • GREENLANE – “Episode 28: The Revival of Retail with Franny’s Farmacy’s CEO, Franny Tacy”
  • CALACANN – “The First Legal Female Hemp Grower on Pioneering and Expanding the Southeast Cannabis Industry”
  • USA CBD Expo ATLANTA 2021 – “The Future Of Retail For CBD And Hemp-Wellness With Franny Tacy”
  • Hartford Courant – “The Art of Cooking with Cannabis’ author leverages newly legalized pot”
  • The Leaders Globe – “Franny’s Farmacy: The Pioneering CBD Franchise”
  • Carolina Spotlight – “WLOS Interview’s Franny for Carolina Spotlight.”
  • MJBizDaily – “Cannabis retailers ease COVID restrictions, but many require masks, others steps”
  • Kight of Cannabis – “Delta-8 THC and State Law”
  • WNC Magazine – “Seed of Change: Utopian Seed Projects Tackles the Climate Crisis Through Crop Diversity”
  • Hemp Industry Daily – “Choosing the best location for your retail CBD business”
  • Packaging World – “Retail and E-Comm: 4 Considerations in Uncertain Economic Times”
  • – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • Yahoo! Finance – “The NC Hippie in High Heels – From Big Pharma to Hemp Farm”
  • AVL Today – “21 ways to get hygge with it in Asheville, NC”
  • Green Market Report – “2020 Holiday Guide: Luxury Gifts”
  • Greenville Journal – “Supper club to combine local CBD with farm-to-table menu”
  • Women Leading in Cannabis Podcast – “Franny Tacy, Franny’s Farmacy”
  • Vanguard Media Magazine – “Farming a Brighter Future”
  • Thinking Outside The Bud Podcast – “Episode 200: Franny Tacy”
  • The Marijuana Times – “From Big Pharma to Farm: How Franny Tacy Became North Carolina’s First Female Hemp Farmer”
  • Mountain Xpress – “Women in Business Issue”
  • – “Women Leading The Cannabis Industry: “The pace at which this industry is developing is staggering”, with Franny Tacy
  • Benzinga – “Are CBD Labels Accurate? Too Many Brands Are Misleading Consumers, Studies Show”
  • LeafReport – “Isolate, Distillate, Full Spectrum: How to know what you’re buying”
  • Green Entrepreneur – “Isolate, Distillate, Full Spectrum: Understanding What CBD You’re Buying”
  • WeedBudz Radio – “Strategic Partnerships and Marketing with Ellyn Weitzman”
  • 420Intel – “5 Ways Cannabis Leaders Profit From Public Relations”
  • Green Entrepreneur – “Stay The Course’ – Q&A With Griff Conti On Hemp, CBD Retail Success”
  • CTPost – “New stores bring California fashion and more to Westport”
  • – “New stores bring California fashion to Westport”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Hosts First Storefront Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in Westport, CT since March 2020”
  • Aspioneer – “The 20 Hottest Franchises in 2020”
  • Patch – “New CBD Shop Set To Open In Downtown Westport”
  • PR Newswire – “Franny’s Manufacturing is Raising Capital via Equity Crowdfunding to Expand CBD Operations”
  • Franchise Times – “Franny’s Farmacy launches CBD franchise stores”
  • Hickory Daily Record “From Fad To Sustainable CBD, Stores Tout Relationships Pain Relief”
  • Hemp Grower – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Location in Hickory, N.C.”
  • Green Market Report – “BUSINESS DAILY HIT The Daily Hit: January 7, 2020”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Announces Online Public Offering for Manufacturing Fundraise”
  • Yahoo! Finance – “The Week In Cannabis: MedMen And Sundial Lose Their CEOs, Santa Cruz Gets Trippy And Much More”
  • Benzinga“The Week In Cannabis: MedMen And Sundial Lose Their CEOs, Santa Cruz Gets Trippy And Much More”
  • The Athens Banner-Herald – “Franny’s Farmacy offering CBD products in Athens”
  • – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Hickory, NC”
  • The Red & Black“New CBD store in Athens will celebrate grand opening on Jan. 23-26”
  • FOX Carolina News – “Franny’s Farmacy Cannabis Cookoff”
  • Citizen-Times – “Inside dish: More than awards at Food Fan Awards; Fringe Fest shines a little spotlight on food”
  • Extraction Magazine – “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Athens, GA”
  • Yahoo Finance Benzinga Stock News Feed The Week In Cannabis: New York, Mississippi, Illinois, Mexico, High Times And More”
  • “Franny’s Farmacy Opens New Dispensary in Athens, GA”
  • Ministry Of Hemp“Franny Tacy, The First Woman To Farm Hemp in North Carolina”
  • Seasonal Memories“Men’s Holiday Gift Guide 2019”
  • We’re Far From Normal“The Best Gift Ideas For Busy Moms”
  •“First Female North Carolina Hemp Farmer Brings CBD Boutique Pop-Up to Bedford Square”
  • FSM Media“FSM Media Holiday Gift Guide 2019” (Slides 76, 77 & 78)
  • CBD TODAY “Franny’s Farmacy Is Home to North Carolina’s First Female Hemp Farmer.”
  • Benzinga “Brazil Regulates Sales, Michigan Starts Adult Sales, Lil Wayne Goes Green, Federal Agencies Move Forward”
  • Medium “Women Leading The Cannabis Industry: “The pace at which this industry is developing is staggering, Franny Tacy”
  • National Investor Network“Interview with Franny’s Farmacy CEO Jeff Tacy – Ep. 2 – The Equity Crowdfunding Report”
  • Charleston City Paper“Invest in Franny’s Farmacy and Carolina Cannabis”
  • CBS17“1st ‘World Hemp Market’ held in Durham in effort to remove stigma”
  • The Blue Banner“Franny’s Farmacy grows quickly, teaching others to do the same”
  • The Blue Banner“Hemp takes a hit in Asheville”
  • PBS News“What’s fueling the growth in North Carolina hemp production”
  • Blue Ridge Country “Fall Fun at Franny’s Farm”
  • WLOS 13 ABC “Spotlight Carolina”
  • Biltmore Beacon – “Come Learn About The Growing Hemp Industry in WNC”
  • Channel 7 WSPA – “Franny’s Farmacy holding “Girl’s Trip” next Thursday”
  • WNC Magazine – “The Green Rush“
  • Chicago Tribune – “Women leading way as hemp revival sweeps Western North Carolina“
  • Asheville Citizen Times – “Women leading way as hemp revival sweeps Western North Carolina“
  • WLOS 13 ABC “Spotlight Carolina”
  • Charleston City Paper “Asheville-based hemp dispensary, Franny’s Farmacy, opening soon on King Street”
  • WLOS 13 ABC “SBI proposes changes in state hemp laws to clear up confusion”
  • FOX Carolina “CBD shop opens in Greenville”
  • WYFF Channel 4 “Franny’s Farmacy opens in Greenville”
  • WLOS 13“Road Trippin at Franny’s Farmacy Hendersonville”
  • Upstate Business Journal“Franny’s Farmacy opens in Westone development”
  • WNC Guide“Hemptastic Farm Tours @ Frannys Farm”
  • WLOS 13- “CBD Oil in Pet Products”
  • Mountain Xpress- “Science Pub: A Conversation About Hemp”
  • WLOS 13 ABC-“Frannys Full Line of CBD Products”
  • WLOS 13 ABC– “News 13 Investigates: Mountain stores aren’t budging when it comes to CBD in food products”
  • WLOS 13 ABC– “N.C. lawmakers to help grow local hemp industry with Farm Act”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Rain more than an inconvenience — it’s threatening the hemp crop”
  • Vacation Idea – “25 best North Carolina Wedding Venues”
  • Entreprenuer Magazine– “From Seed to Shelf, How This Husband-Wife Duo Created a ‘Hempire’”
  • Agri-Pulse “Farm bill puts hemp on the map and in the ground”
  • Biltmore Beacon– “De-stress on Franny’s Farm with baby goats”
  • Franny on TEDx “The adventures of a female hemp pioneer in North Carolina”
  • Channel 7 News “Greenville, SC – We had some special visitors on Carolina Morning Friday.”
  • Carolina Spotlight, ABC News“Franny’s Farmacy offers a full line of CBD and Hemp products from Tinctures, Vape Pens, Smokables, Pet Products, Edibles and Topicals (Healing Lotion, Salve and Massage Oil).”
  • Mountain Xpress– “Year in review: Noteworthy WNC farm & garden news”
  • Ashvegas – “Hendersonville gets first hemp dispensary as Franny’s Farmacy expands”
  • The Free Thought Project– “As Hemp Legalized, Facebook Now Banning Hemp Pages in Apparent Move to Protect Big Pharma”
  • Mountain Xpress“Franny’s Farmacy opens first CBD store in Hendersonville”
  • Fox Carolina“First CBD store opens in Hendersonville, NC”
  • WLOS Grand Opening Video ABC- “CBD Dispensary Open in Asheville on Merrimon Ave”
  • Carolina Cannabis News – “Franny’s Farmacy radio ad pulled ahead of grand opening”
  • 3 Big reasons to visit HempX Asheville 2018
  • Well Fed Baker-Chocolate Hemp Seed Butter & A Trip to Franny’s Farm
  • WSOCTV – “Local hemp farm owner ups security after increase in visitors”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – WNC industrial hemp pioneer to speak at TEDxAsheville 2018″
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Buncombe County farmer puts her high-profile garden on lockdown”
  • WLOS 13 ABC – “Reality Check: Industrial hemp 1 year after the movement started, where things stand now”
  • Mountain Xpress – “WNC’s industrial hemp growers reflect on experimental first season”
  • Capital at Play– “Farmers  Fired up for Hemp”

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