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Newsletter – August 24, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – August 24, 2022

State of the Hemp Industry: Southern Hemp Expo Brings Industry and Supply Chain Together in Nashville

The 4th annual Southern Hemp Expo (SHE4) brought together the expanding U.S. hemp industry on August 18-20 in Nashville, TN, for the largest hemp trade show and conference in the southeastern US covering the entire supply chain.

The event featured more than 70 speakers on two stages and an expansive expo hall full of exhibitors at The Fairgrounds Nashville. The expo showcased the range of hemp applications — from botanicals to bioplastics, genetics to farm equipment, plant-based protein foods to building materials, guitars, textiles, and much more.

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Hemp News Spotlight

U.S. Dept. of Transportation Proposes New CBD Guidelines for Medical Examiners Certifying Commercial Drivers
By Marijuana Moment

USDA to Invest Up to $300 Million to Help Farmers and Producers Transition to Organic

Scientists to Grow Hemp on the International Space Station
By Hemp Gazette

Program at Southern Hemp Expo Focuses on Avoiding Hemp Transport Problems
By Land Line Media

Nashville’s Nick Beres Interviews Southern Hemp Expo Producer Morris Beegle on NewsChannel 5 Television’s MorningLine Show
By NewsChannel 5, Nashville, TN

Oregon Hemp Brand Onda Wellness Earns CBD’s First Regenerative Certification
By New Hope Network

Charlotte’s Web Expands into the U.K. Market with Exclusive Distribution Agreement
By Prittle Prattle News

Can Hemp Help Stem Bee Colony Disappearance?
By Benzinga

Study Finds 25% of “THC-Free” Products Contain Detectable Levels of Delta-9 THC
By Natural Products Insider

THCP — Is It Really 33 Times Stronger than THC?
By Vaping 360

“Because I Got High” Singer Afroman’s Home Raided by Police with Guns Drawn, Finding Only a Jar of Hemp
By iHeart

The High-stakes Race to Engineer New Psychedelic Drugs
By Wired

CBD-infused “Coffee But Different” Brand to Launch in 155 Sprouts Farmers Market Stores

Colorado Hemp Honey Launches “All in One” Daily CBD and Mushroom Adaptogen Supplement
By Newswires

Ohio-based Green Harvest Health Launches “Embody” CBD Lifestyle, Intimacy Brand
By Green Harvest Health

New York-based Empire Hemp Receives License to Convert to Cannabis Production for Dispensaries
By The Daily News Online

Like Hemp, Coconut Fibers Are Being Studied for Use in Concrete
By AZO Materials

Hemp Pilot Project Part of $10 Million Grant in City of Decatur, IL, Initiative to Preserve Water Quality
By Forex TV

New York City Mayor Launches Marijuana Resource Hub To Support Industry Equity As State Prepares To Accept First Retailer Applications
By Marijuana Moment

Can Texas Produce the Next Great American Textile — Hemp?
By Texas Monthly

Heat, Drought Taking Toll on Texas Hemp Farmers
By Farm Progress

Planning a Drought-resilient Hemp Crop
By Oregon State University Extension

Japanese Cannabis Regulation Reform – Finally?
By Project CBD

Thai Biotech Company, Cornell University Team to Develop Hemp Strains Suitable for Thailand’s Climate
By Bangkok Post

Could Industrial Hemp Rescue Croatia’s Domestic Economy?
By Total Croatia News

U.K. Study to Assess Hemp Seed as Aquafeed for Salmon
By Fish Farmer

Hemp Exemption


Course in Natural Hempcrete Construction, Presented by Hempcrete Mexico, Sept. 2-4, 2022, Guadalajara, Mexico

CBD360 Hemp Education Event for Healthcare Professionals, Presented by Ananda Professional, Sept. 8-10, 2022, Lexington, KY

Montana State Hemp & Cannabis Festival, September. 9-11, 2022, Lolo Hot Springs Resort, Lolo, MT

Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, Chicago, IL, September, 13-14, 2022

Use the discount code HEMP30 for 30% off VIP and General Admission tickets.

CanEx Jamaica, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Sept. 15-17, 2022

Southern Illinois University Hemp & Cannabis Symposium, Sept. 17, 2022, Carbondale, IL

Cultiva Hanfexpo, Vienna, Austria, October 7-9, 2022

10th International Hemp Building Symposium, Oct. 11-12, 2022, Lacapelle Marival, France, produced by the International Hemp Building Association

Asia International Hemp & Cannabis Expo 2022, Nov. 30 — Dec. 3, 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

Add your event to Hemp Events, a free listing service for legitimate hemp industry events. Visit


Help Rebuild Ukraine with Hemp

Sergiy Kovalenkov, aka Doctor Hemphouse, one of the world’s renowned specialists in building with hemp, is appealing to the hemp industry for help in rebuilding war-torn Ukraine, including building Ukraine’s biggest social housing project to date — a 10,000-sq.-ft. residential building to house refugees and orphans who lost their parents to the war. In particular, the project is seeking builders, sponsors, automated block-making machinery and a hempcrete spraying system. Visit or contact or

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 & Regenerative Cotton Tampon, 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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