Connect with us

Let's Talk Hemp

Newsletter – December 14, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp News


Newsletter – December 14, 2022

LumiBloom Founder Redefines Beauty With CBD Wellness and Spa Products

By Elizabeth Lunt

MacKenzie McClain Hill realized early that entrepreneurship would suit her. Her parents were both entrepreneurs and she saw the ability they had to organize their time as they saw fit, travel when needed and enact their own ideas. In particular, when Hill was running track in high school in Long Beach, California, her mother was able to travel with the team all over the country. Hill saw that the flexibility her mother enjoyed with her business meant she could be there for Hill and her teammates.

“I liked that,” said Hill, 36. “I wanted to be my own boss, set the tone, set the rules and do something that benefited others.” As the founder, in 2017, of online beauty retailer LumiBloom, Hill has done just that. More recently, Hill has incorporated CBD into her product line.

read full article here
LumiBloom Founder MacKenzie McClain Hill

Asia International Hemp Expo in Thailand Opens Up Cannabis Trade in the East

By Sophia BruunIn June 2022, Thailand made history as the first Asian nation to decriminalize cannabis. Seemingly overnight, an entire industry emerged from the shadows into the light. While the sheer multitude of dispensaries lining city streets is enough to deem Thailand the cannabis capital of Asia, the first-of-its-kind Asia International Hemp Expo drove home the true potential of Thailand to emerge as a global leader in hemp.From November 30 through December 3, 2022, a community of over 5,000 gathered in Bangkok to explore Thailand’s burgeoning hemp and cannabis industries.

read full article here

Let's Talk Hemp Podcast - Hempispheres - Trouble in the Trees
Hempispheres - Trouble in the Trees

The Let’s Talk Hemp Volume Up podcast returns with Episode 1 of The Thai Tape series recorded in Thailand during the Asia International Hemp Expo. This first segment features international hemp builder Sergiy Kovalenkov from Ukraine for a candid conversation about the Asian cannabis market & ongoing hemp projects in Ukraine as the war continues with Russia. 

Hemp News Spotlight

FDA Strikes Again, Sends Warning Letters to Food Companies Selling CBD
By Food Safety News

USDA Delays Enforcement of Rule Requiring Hemp to Be Tested by DEA-Registered Labs Due to ‘Inadequate’ Capacity
By Marijuana Moment

Download the UN’s Special Report on Industrial Hemp

President Biden Under Pressure for Cannabis Reform After Brittney Griner Release
By Newsweek

SAFE Banking Act Still Struggling, But Is It a Panacea for Cannabis Producers?
By Bloomberg

As War Destroys Homes, Ukrainian Hemp Builder Sergiy Kovalenkov Keeps on Building
By HempToday

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg Sued in Sweden For ‘Aiding And Abetting Aggravated’ Cannabis Investment Fraud
By Benzinga

Hemp Textiles: Growing a Made-in-USA Industry
By Textile World

Cosmetics and Cannabis: A Legal Primer
By Harris Bricken

Lizzo Sports Hemp Eyelashes in Instagram Trend
By High Times

Planet Based Foods Announces Partnership With Oregon-Based Supermarket Chain
By Market Screener

Trace Femcare Announces Regenerative & Biodegradable Tampon, Aims to Disrupt the Period Care Category
By Bloomberg

Generation Hemp CEO Shares How Company Is Expanding into Cryptocurrency Despite Market Volatility
By Proactive

Boston Hemp Celebrates Five Years in Business
By Yahoo Finance

Power Biopharms Partners With Nonprofit Hemp it Forward to Assist Cancer Patients
By EIN News

Charlotte’s Web, Harmony Hemp Veteran Miki Stephens Joins Hempacco Board of Directors
By Yahoo Finance

Cannabis Packaging Rebrands Can Draw Consumers, Create Cohesion and Reflect Values
By MJBiz Daily

Biobased Hemp-Lime in Building and Construction Slashes Embodied Carbon
By HempBuild Magazine 

California Cannabis Industry Association White Paper Warns of ‘Pandora’s Box’ of Hemp-Derived Intoxicating Cannabinoids
By Project CBD

Colorado Is a Hemp Food Hotbed
By Hemp Food Association

Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Files Lawsuit Against Manufacturers of Edible Cannabinoids Over THC Content
By New Food Magazine

North Carolina: Cross-Disciplinary Research Team Claims State’s Online CBD Market Doesn’t Comply With FDA Regulations
By Dove Press 

South Dakota Hemp Leaps in Year Two of Production
By KELO News

Texas: Developing a Public Hemp Germplasm Collection for the Southern U.S.
By The Eagle

Texas Senate Bill 264 Would Outlaw Products With Over 0.3% of Hemp-Derived Delta-8, Delta-9 THC
By Dallas Observer

Vermont’s Hemp Program Will Be Subject to New Regulations Under the State’s Cannabis Control Board
By Heady Vermont

Africa’s Medical Cannabis & Industrial Hemp Markets See Significant Growth: Report
By Farmers Review Africa

Podcast: Special Edition — Asia International Hemp Expo
By Lancaster Farming

European Confederation for Flax and Hemp (CELC) Becomes Alliance for European Flax-Linen & Hemp
By Textile World 

Veteran's Discount

Hemp Exemption


International Hempcrete Workshop, Tulum, Mexico, Dec. 17-18, 2022. Course taught by Sergiy Kovalenkov, Thatcher Michealsen and Stephen Clarke.

Cannabis Community Event and Fundraiser, Jan. 29, 2023, at Topgolf Denver, in Centennial, Colo., hosted by the Realm of Caring Foundation. All proceeds go directly to help fund programs and to continue to provide free guidance for anyone looking to use cannabis and hemp.

9th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo, March 29-31, 2023, The Broadmoor Resort, Colorado Springs, CO

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-square-foot 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

Trace Femcare Gauges Investment Interest in Hemp and Cotton Tampon
Trace Femcare Inc. is proud to announce that it is gauging interest in its community fund-raising round on the investment platform Wefunder. Trace decided to start the campaign to accelerate the company’s growth and to share the upside of its success with family, friends and fans. Learn about Trace and the terms of the offering, and reserve a spot to be an investor here.

Compass Natural

Colorado Hemp ssociation

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter

Subscribe to the Let’s Talk Hemp YouTube Channel

Let's Talk Hemp

#LetsTalkHemp is the ultimate platform that focuses on “Changing the Cannabis Conversation”. We provide news, education, and information about Hemp and Cannabis to our viewers so that they can learn more about the industry and get tips and tricks on the latest technologies. Subscribe to our channel and learn about everything from legal updates, farming, production, and new products entering the Hemp & Cannabis space.

Have You Joined Leafwire Yet?

If you’re not a member of Leafwire yet, you should definitely check out the largest business network in the cannabis industry, with more than 40,000 members. Members include growers, budtenders, accountants, lawyers, CBD companies, equipment manufacturers, investors and more. Leafwire is for anyone who works in the cannabis industry, and also features a job board with 1,100 open cannabis and hemp jobs. Leafwire is designed to be a LinkedIn-style business network where the cannabis Industry can share news, promote events, find new jobs, find investors and simply network with their peers. Leafwire is 100% dedicated to the Cannabis and Hemp industries and the perfect place to post and share information about your company, new product launches or other related news. We’ll see you on Leafwire!

Learn More Here

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.

Publisher: Morris Beegle
Editor: Steven Hoffman
Web Developer: Debby West
Design: Ben Wright
Contributor: Sophia Bruun, Elizabeth Lunt
Production: Hope Keller

Send Us Your Hemp News!

Send press releases and news announcements to

View the Complete Let’s Talk Hemp Content Library!
You can access all past issues of Let’s Talk Hemp in our Archives at

Tree Free Hemp
Hemp Exemption

Become a Subscriber

Get the hemp industry's top newsletter delivered straight to your inbox every Wednesday. 20,000 strong!

Let’s Talk Hemp!

Listen to the hemp industry’s loudest podcast. Produced in conjunction with Loudest Show On Earth Productions. Nothing shall be louder than the truth.

Apple Podcast  Spotify

First Citizens Bank
Hemp Alliance
US Hemp Roundtable


Hemp Building Directory
To Top