Barbara Biddle is the founder of District Hemp Botanicals, the DC area’s leading CBD retailer.

A cannabis health advocate, mother and entrepreneur, Barbara founded DHB in 2017 after she discovered first-hand the benefits of CBD to manage her depression.

She has been featured in The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Northern Virginia Magazine, NBC Washington, Authority Magazine, and other outlets.

In just three years, Barbara has grown District Hemp Botanicals into the region’s most trusted and innovative CBD retailer. Her compassionate and forward-thinking leadership style and dedication to her customers and staff has contributed to the success of her company, which now includes a team of 12 and three locations.

In addition to growing District Hemp Botanicals, Barbara is an advocate for consumer protections and creating regulatory safeguards for small businesses. She also leads a local coalition of industry leaders who are working to position DC as a global hub for CBD and hemp innovation.