TigerFiber Aims to Grab the Hemp Supply Chain by the Tail
By Elizabeth Lunt
In 2018, James Forbes, Jerred Killoren and Rich Selby were interested in a sustainable industrial and agricultural supply chain model that would take advantage of hemp’s potential to disrupt the market for concrete, lumber, paper and plastic. Ignoring the CBD craze, they focused on hemp fiber and hurd cleaning and refinement.
“Doug Fine’s book Hemp Bound radicalized my thinking,” said Forbes, who previously worked in the cannabis industry. “Hemp can be in so many products that you don’t smoke. I wanted to figure out how to make them.”
TigerFiber Hemp Company, based in St. Louis, was born.
Policy, Politics & Industrial Hemp: Q&A With Colorado Gov. Jared Polis
By Steven Hoffman
Prior to being re-elected in November 2022 to a second term as Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis began his career as an internet entrepreneur. While still in college, he co-founded American Information Systems, an internet access provider that was sold in 1998. In 1996, he co-founded one of the first Internet greeting card websites, bluemountain.com, which was sold in 1999 for $780 million in cash and stock.
As a public servant, Jared has brought a unique business perspective to his role as a policymaker. Before beginning his term in 2019 as the state’s 43rd governor, Polis launched and ran several successful companies, founded schools for at-risk students and new immigrants, and served from 2001 to 2007 on the State Board of Education. He also served five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives for Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District from 2009 to 2019. As governor, Polis’ practical leadership helped guide the state through the pandemic. He is a dedicated advocate for the state’s economy, communities and environment, and is a strong proponent of the natural products industry, the cannabis and hemp industry, and climate-resilient, regenerative agriculture.
Hemp News Spotlight
New Round of FDA Warning Letters Over CBD May Signal a Shift in Government Enforcement
By National Law Review
UN Predicts Global Hemp Market Will Reach $18.6 Billion by 2027
By United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Beauty May Be Skin Deep, But CBD Skincare Market Looks to Grow 8x by 2029
By New Frontier Data
Chiropractic Economics Magazine Highlights ‘Top 5 Most Popular CBD and Hemp Articles of 2022‘
By Chiropractic Economics
Bob Marley’s Son Stephen Launches All-Natural, Plant-Based CBD Personal Care Line
By South Florida Caribbean News
High Times Announces Return of the Hemp Cup: People’s Choice Edition 2023
By High Times Magazine
Hoboken CBD Shop The Green Room Opens 10th New Jersey Location
By The Hoboken Girl
Why Is Sustainable Clothing the Future of Fashion?
By Viva Glam Magazine
U.S. Dept. of Energy Supporting Hemp Building Products
By HempBuild Magazine
Podcast: Big Year for Hempcrete
By Lancaster Farming
UK-Based Love Hemp Arranges £1.5 Million Loan with Group of Shareholders
By Proactive Investors
5-Day Hempcrete Contractor Training Clinic with Dion Lefebvre, The Becket Mansion, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 23-27, 2023
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.
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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 https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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