WAUKESHA — Zach Yaeger knows how CBD helped him, and now he’s hoping to be able to do it for others.
Yaeger, 28, opened Waukesha’s newest CBD store, Waukesha CBD, last month at 808 N. Grand Ave. CBD is one of the components of marijuana, touted for its health effects, but without the psychoactive ingredient that generates a high. People have touted its usage for things like anxiety, chronic pain, inflammation, epilepsy and more. People also give it to their pets for health conditions.
Yaeger has used CBD, saying it helped with depression, anxiety, and the balms have helped with muscle aches at times. With a little help from friends, he is trying a new career arc at age 28.
“It’s definitely a booming industry and it’s something that helped me. CBD in general has helped me, so I thought ‘Let’s give it a shot.’ Plus the people over at Lake Country CBD, I got to know them very well and it was just kind of an opportunity they presented me and a way to sort of franchise off of them but do it on my own but with their help a little bit. I wanted to see what it’s like because I didn’t want to be a machinist the rest of my life. Now we’re here, trying it. So far it’s going good.”
Waukesha CBD sells lotions, balms, vapes, flower, gummies, concentrates (wax or a rosin), batteries for chargers, CBD-infused drinks, products for…