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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Husband-and-wife team Dafna Revah and David Palatnik own 35 CBD Kratom stores. 

Enterprising couple finds their niche in CBD

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 19, 2020

Growing up in a haredi (ultra-Orthodox) community outside Tel Aviv, David Palatnik’s parents hoped he would one day become a rabbi. As a youngster, he attended one yeshiva, then another. “By the time you go to the third one, you’re like, I think...

Jason Malashock and his father, Larry Malashock, started CBD Worx in 2018.  

Path to recovery after serious injury led father and son to develop CBD company

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor April 19, 2020

Jason Malashock has had to reorient himself a number of times over the last decade. Consider the following:• A 2013 accident on a farm in which a utility vehicle rolled on top of him and severed his arm at the elbow. • A subsequent severe addiction...

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