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Women Leading the Cannabis Reformation Conversation with Shayda Torabi

Shayda Torabi is the current CEO and co-founder of RESTART CBD, an education first CBD wellness brand, the #1 CBD brand in Austin and one of the top brands in Texas. She got quoted on articles as the Texas Cannabis Queen, Texas Cannabis Trailblazer, and Women in Weed. This bigtime marijuana consumer discovered CBD while recovering from the excruciating pain caused by a car accident about three and a half years ago. In this episode, Shayda shares how she discovered CBD and what really catapulted her into entrepreneurship, the[…]

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Path to Growing Hemp in Texas


The commercial production of hemp was legalized by The 2018 Farm Bill and authorized states to submit state plans to administer hemp programs. Sid Miller, Texas Agriculture Commissioner,  is a very strong supporter of industrial hemp production for Texas farmers to expand their operations and grow alternative crops. On June 10, 2019, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325 into law. The bill authorizes the production, retail sale, manufacture, and inspection of industrial hemp products and crops in Texas. This also includes products for consumable hemp[…]

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Tribeza: Austin CBD Brands Driving The Cannabusiness Boom

CBD in Austin: Oils, Teas, Edibles and More Products Driving the CBD Boom CBD IS ARGUABLY one of the top wellness trends of the last year, and its popularity continues to grow. With the introduction of SXSW’s Cannabusiness track to the cleverly named little green shops that have popped up throughout town, for anyone interested in improving their health CBD is a great place to start. While laws very throughout the U.S. and are constantly changing, t’s fully legal to consume CBD in Texas, whether[…]

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Building a CBD Online Store on WooCommerce and WordPress with Shayda Torabi

In episode 168 of our podcast, I chat with Shayda Torabi, co-founder of RESTART CBD. CBD, WooCommerce and WordPress The CBD (cannabidiol) industry is growing by leaps and bounds. Shayda took her personal challenges and turned it into a business through her passion. She tells us the story behind why she started the business and is candid about the challenges from governmental to payment gateways. She also shares why she chose to use WordPress and WooCommerce and the experiences she had when looking at other[…]

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Indica Vs. Sativa

Indica Vs. Sativa - RESTART CBD

INDICA VS SATIVA The difference between Indica and Sativa plant origin, morphology and general effects are factual, but still they are mainly useful for breeders and farmers. Therefore they should be taken as background information, not a strict distinction. Moreover, most of the plants today are a mixture of the two sorts and it is very difficult to locate pure Indica or Sativa strains. This is why, Sativa vs Indica active/passive, extrovert/introvert – dichotomy should not be taken in absolute terms. By mixing two main sorts[…]