Hemp Hemp Research Dollars Flowing in 2022
By Jean Lotus
The year 2022 is shaping up to see a significant boost in research dollars for hemp in the United States, in both public and private spheres. A flurry of new research projects has been announced in the first part of 2022 with grant amounts that are in the millions versus tens of thousands of dollars.
Hemp’s potential as a new U.S. commodity crop has been spurred on by increased interest in carbon sequestration, in regenerative agriculture and by consumer demand for hemp products.
Investors, academic departments and agencies are stepping up research to help de-risk the crop in amounts that are in some cases 10X the research budgets of previous years.
Exploring Hemp with Cait Curley Educational Video Series Debuts on YouTube
By Steven Hoffman
When filmmaker Susie Cody met social media influencer and hemp advocate Cait Curley, the two New York natives knew they had to find a way to collaborate.
Sharing a passion for storytelling through film, video and social media, natural health, and hemp and cannabis, Susie and Cait have created a new video series available on YouTube with a mission to further the education and advocacy of hemp and “provide information that people from all ages and walks of life can tune into,” says Cait.
Hemp News Spotlight
Hemp Advisory Committee Seeking Commercial Hemp Farm Member
By Colorado Department of Agriculture
Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter on a Mission to Get Congress to Pass SAFE Banking Act
By Colorado Public Radio
Credit Union National Association Supports Passage of SAFE Banking Act
By Financial Regulation News
Cannabis & Renewable Energy: Is Cannabis the Solution To The World’s Energy Crisis?
By Honeysuckle Magazine
Evo Hemp Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Limited Edition Birthday Cake Hemp Protein Bar
By Food Engineering Magazine
Hemp CBD Industry Struggles into 2022
By Natural Products Insider
The CBD Food and Beverage Market and Its Future Trajectory
By New Food Magazine
Experts Discuss Intersections of CBD, Health and Food
By Colorado State University Pueblo Today
As Hemp Industry Stabilizes, Farmers Are Shifting Away from CBD Toward Grain and Fiber
By The Bend Source Weekly
North Carolina Hemp Exemption Law Set to Expire, Which Could Make CBD Products Illegal in State on July 1
By CBS 17 News, Raleigh, NC
Hemp Fiber Company to Expand Using $7 Million in New Markets Tax Credits
By St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
New York’s First Marijuana Growing Licenses Go to Hemp Farmers
By WCAX 3 News, South Burlington, VT
Montana’s Broadening Hemp Fiber and Grain Focus
By Cannabis Business Times
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Tennessee: Please Support HB 0715 & SB 0694
HB 0715 and SB 0694 are companion bills that allow the transportation of hemp concentrate up to 0.5% THC for the purpose of reconstitution into hemp products with a legal amount of THC. Even if you do not hail from Tennessee, please share this page with your friends, colleagues, customers, and social media contacts in the Volunteer State. Help us build our Hemp Supporter armies to assist us in these battles, which have a national impact.
Help the Publisher of Poland’s Hemp Today House Ukrainian Refugees in Naklo Poland, 150 Miles from Ukraine Border
Nakło Foundation is serving as a safe haven for families forced out of their home country due to the war in Ukraine. Your donation goes to help cover the costs associated with our hosting of mothers and children, as men between the ages of 18-60 must stay in the country to support the war effort.
Trace Wants to Make the First Hemp and Regenerative Cotton Tampon and We Need Your Help!
The world is ready for hemp fiber products, and we all know it! But the CEOs, the manufacturers, the research and development teams, and the “big dogs” at the heads of companies need to see numbers supporting this if they are going to invest in innovative hemp products. Please help the advancement of hemp fiber within the hygiene and period care industry by filling out this survey, offered by Trace Femcare, Inc., making the first hemp and regenerative Climate Beneficial (TM) cotton tampon. Your voice matters! Let’s heal the earth and our bodies! Love– the team at Trace.
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