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Newsletter February 6, 2020



Newsletter February 6, 2020

Alyssa Boston, Miss Universe Canada 2019, a prominent hemp and cannabis advocate, is a featured speaker at NoCo7. Photo courtesy of Miss Universe Canada 2019.

Miss Universe Canada 2019, Former Pro Soccer Star Rachael Rapinoe, USDA Hemp Program Chief William Richmond, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Kate Greenberg to Headline Speaker Program at 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo

Now in its seventh year, organizers of the NoCo Hemp Expo are pleased to announce its initial all-star line-up of speakers and programming for the world’s most comprehensive hemp exposition and trade show, taking place March 26 – 28, 2020, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. More than 20,000 attendees will network, learn, and discover new trends and regulations from hemp industry business leaders, government officials, celebrity athletes, and farmers.

News Briefs

Filmmaker, Hemp Advocate Diana Oliver Passes Away
By HempToday

Coronavirus Affecting Hemp Textile Trade in China
By New York Times

Interest Grows in Hemp as a Nutritional Supplement for Livestock
By Norfolk Daily News

Cornell Researcher: Hemp Goes Hot Due to Genetics, Not Conditions
By / Science X Network

Headline News

CBD and Plant-based Continue to Reshape the Retail Landscape
By Supermarket News

Week Marks February 4 as 2nd Annual National Hemp Day
By MindBodyGreen

Southern University First Historically Black College to Launch Southern Hemp Products

Wholesale Hemp CBD Markets Face Challenges in 2020
By World Daily

KY Hemp Companies Face Bankruptcy as “Bureaucratic Paralysis” Dogs Industry
By the Lexington Herald

City of Boulder, Eyeing Regulations for Hemp Cultivation, Extraction Businesses
By The Charlotte Post

Food, Beverage & Supplements

Colorado’s EcoGen Laboratories Raises $40 Million in Private Placement
By The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Pharma Hemp Complex Donates CBD Salve to Help Animals Injured in Australia Bush Fires
By Yahoo Finance

Winged CBD a Winner at BeautyX Media Pitch Competition
By Beauty Independent

CBD Oil Producer Hemp Depot Received GMP and cGMP Certifications
By Benzinga

Fashion, Fiber, and Construction

Hemp Fiber Maker Sunstrand Files for Bankruptcy
By Hemp Industry Daily

Why Aren’t We Making More Hemp Textiles in the U.S.?
By SVN Space

Montana State Student Tests Building Material Made of Hemp Byproduct
By The Farm Forum

Hemp Houses: A More Sustainable Way to Build, and Live
By GreenCamp

Farming and Agriculture

Answers to Farmers’ Top Five Hemp Farming Questions
By Successful Farming

Will Delaware Farmers Embrace Hemp?
By Delaware Online

Minnesota Hemp Farmer Settles with State After THC Dust-up
By the Star Tribune

Advancing Colorado’s Hemp Farmers Has Bipartisan Political Support
By Westword

International News

Hemp Advocates in Ireland Seek to Amend Legislation

Hemp Beer Debuts to Coincide with Legalization of Cannabis in Canberra, Australia
By Merry Jane

Sale of Hemp Tea in Germany Leads to Probation for Store Owners
By Hemp Industry Daily

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