By Bart Schaneman
Dr. Bronner’s has become a leading natural products company in the United States over the past three decades and a pioneering force in the hemp consumer goods space.
In 2000, Dr. Bronner’s started using hemp seed oil in its body care products, ranking as one of the first companies to do so.
Several years later, the company certified its soaps, lotions, balms and other personal care products under the USDA National Organic Program.
The moves landed the company in legal fights with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the USDA – battles Dr. Bronner’s ultimately