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Newsletter – April 27, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – April 27, 2022

Colorado Hemp Industry Taken Aback by Proposed Bill that Would Require CBD Companies to Get a Marijuana License

By Steven Hoffman

More than 80 people with interests in the hemp, CBD and cannabis markets crowded a Google Meet on April 20 to participate in a public online meeting held by Sen. Stephen Fenberg, President of the Colorado state Senate. The attendees, who had only heard about the public forum within the previous week, were there to raise serious concerns about a bill that seems to have taken the state’s pioneering hemp-derived CBD and cannabinoid industry by surprise – and not necessarily in a good way.

In an effort to get a handle on where Delta-8 products can be produced and sold in the state (an issue many states are currently grappling with), the bill, SB22 205, could end up potentially requiring hemp companies to be regulated under Colorado’s marijuana licensing program, a move that hemp industry advocates say could deal a huge blow to an already distressed CBD and cannabinoid industry.

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Regenerative Cannabis Livestream from NYC May 5, 2022

By Jean Lotus

An exclusive New York City gathering of cannabis and hemp professionals will bring together global leaders from across cannabis and hemp to discuss sustainable strategies for a more inclusive and prosperous future.

Regenerative Cannabis Live takes place May 5, 2022, at 8 a.m. via Livestream from New York to explore the economic, governance, social and environmental impacts facing the cannabis industry.

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Shine on You: Let’s Talk Hemp Q&A Profile with Laura Beohner

By Morris Beegle

Welcome to the Let’s Talk Hemp industry profile – Shine on You – where I get to feature folks involved in the industry and who are doing important and interesting work from various corners and crevices of the hemp space. This week I have Laura Beohner, President and Co-founder of The Healing Rose Company and has been involved in various non-profit and sustainability initiatives.  

Let’s get to know Laura a bit better and why she loves hemp!

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Shine on with Laura Beohner

Hemp News Spotlight

What is the Future of Industrial Hemp?
By Lancaster Farming

U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Restates Position that Hemp Extracts that Go Beyond THC Limit During the Production Process Fall under Its Purview
By HempToday

1 in 5 Medicare Recipients Use Medical Cannabis
By Medicare Plans

PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding Highlights Investment in State’s Hemp Industry
By Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Why Is Hemp Such A Prominent Ingredient In Beauty Today?
By Femina

CBD Industry Hits 10-year Mark with Remembrance of Charlotte
By New Hope Network

Hemp & Natural Fibers Maker Bcomp Closes US$35 Million Round with Mobility- and Impact Venture Capital Including BMW i Ventures
By Bcomp

Charlotte’s Web Appoints Co-founder Jared Stanley to Serve as Company’s COO
By Yahoo Finance

Puration Seeks to Connect Hemp Growers with Cryptocurrency, Income Potential from Carbon Credits
By Globe Newswire

Noted Hemp & Cannabis Attorney Bob Hoban Named among Forbes’ “Cannabis Pioneers to Watch”
By Forbes

“Dollface” TV Star Shay Mitchell Turns to Hemp for Her New Fashion Bag Collection
By Female First

“Hemprino” — Entrepreneurial Trio Create Merino/Hemp Fibre Blend
By The New Zealand Herald

Vans 420-friendly Sneakers Feature Hemp Uppers and Embroidered Cannabis Leaves
By Gear Patrol

Highway Vodka’s Hemp-Based Vodka: How We Grew Our Hobby Into A National Business
By Now This News

Planet Based Foods Launches Hemp Food Products on Amazon
By Vegconomist

3D Printed Hemp Buildings Could Transform the Construction Industry and Solve a Housing Crisis
By Cannabis Tech

Hemp + Lime: Building Blocks for the Future for one Missouri Businessman
By e-missourian

Pennsylvania Officials Celebrate First Complete Renovation of a Blighted House Using Hemp-based Materials
By New Castle News

Alvernia University Partners with Co-Exist Build on Hemp-based “EcoHouse” Structure
By Alvernia University, Reading, PA

Opinion: Why We Need an Industrial Hemp Exemption
By Lancaster Farming

CO Department of Agriculture Seeks Nominees for Hemp Advisory Committee Member to Represent Commercial Farmers
By Colorado Department of Agriculture

Connecticut Hemp Entrepreneurs Open CBG Business
By Hartford Business

California Drought Plan Could Exclude Hemp, Cannabis as Growers Prepare for Dry Summer
By MJBiz Daily

Tennessee: Marijuana, Hemp and What’s Legal
By The Tennessee Ledger

Oregon Hemp Farmer Hopeful for the Future
By The East Oregonian

Virginia: Grower Reflects on State of Marijuana and Hemp
By U.S. News & World Report

Canadian Government Awards CA$900,000 in Grants to Help Fund Alberta Hemp Processing Facilities

Complaints Prompt U.K. Food Safety Agency to Extend Deadline for CBD Applications
By HempToday

Meet the Estonian Startup Tapping Hemp for “Vegan Meat”
By Food Navigator



850 Hemp Summit, Tallahassee, FL, April 27-28, 2022

Hemp Open Space Online Interactive Forum, May 4, 2022, 1-4pm EDT

Regenerative Cannabis Live, New York City, May 5, 2022

BuildingMan World Hemp Alliance Hempcrete Workshop, May 5-8, Jenkstar Ranch, Green River, UT

First Annual India Hemp Expo 2022, May 13-14, 2022, Delhi, India

Compass Coffee Talk Episode 24, An Interview with David Bronner, May 18, Noon ET

Midwest iHemp Expo, Lansing, MI, May 20-21, 2022

Athletes 4 Care Golf Tournament, Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton CO, May 26

Pennsylvania Hemp Festival, Kersey, PA, July 30, 2022

Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 18-20, 2022

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Join the WAFBA Team – Sales and Marketing Specialist
WAFBA is looking for a sales and marketing person to assist with our events and media division. Responsibilities would include prospecting and sales of exhibition booths, sponsorship and advertising. Experience preferred in the hemp, CBD and cannabis industries with a knowledge of companies working throughout the supply chain. Apply here.

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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About Let’s Talk Hemp

Let’s Talk Hemp is a publication of Colorado Hemp Company (a division of We Are For Better Alternatives) focused specifically on the subject of industrial hemp and cannabis. We present features and curate news from across the globe to share the benefits of cannabis on health, energy, manufacturing and planet (H.E.M.P.). Colorado Hemp Company also is the Producer of NoCo Hemp Expo and Southern Hemp Expo, the nation’s leading hemp conferences and expositions.

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