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Newsletter – January 12, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – January 12, 2022

Consumer Demand for Hemp will Drive Opportunity in Many Sectors: New Report

Look for the industrial hemp market to continue to grow in 2022, in spite of a few handicaps caused by regulatory uncertainties and supply chain bottlenecks, say experts in a new report released Tuesday.

The Hemp Industry 2022 Opportunity Report provides an overview of the trends and potential strategies ahead in the growing industrial hemp sector, after hemp has been legalized in more than 65 countries this year.

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Cañamo Magazine, ALCANN and WAFBA/NoCo Hemp Expo are Teaming Up to Create the World’s Preeminent Hemp Expo in Mexico

Organizers of the 8th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo in Denver, CO are pleased to announce the first lineup of speakers for the nation’s longest-running, must-attend industrial hemp conference and trade show held in Denver March 23-25, 2022.

The three-day show will feature both veteran and emerging industry leaders with expertise in hemp innovation, technology, infrastructure, investment, health, regenerative agriculture and much more.

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Hemp News Spotlight

Researchers Find Hemp Compounds Could Prevent Coronavirus from Entering Human Cells
By ScienMag

FDA Approves IND Application for CBD-based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
By Healio

New Functionality, Services Added to Colorado’s Hemp Online Portal for Industry Stakeholders
By Colorado Department of Agriculture

Bast Fibre Technologies to acquire North Carolina based Lumberton Cellulose from Georgia-Pacific
By The Sourcing Journal

Franny’s Farmacy CEO Franny Tacy is a Hemp and CBD Pioneer Embodying Nature in Motion
By Honeysuckle Magazine

At Moon Flower Hemp, Run by Three Generations of Women, Business Is Blooming
By The Washington Post

Bast Fibers including Hemp, Linen, Ramie and Jute Set to Become Top Trend in Fashion
By AnOther

Remembering Hemp Farming Industry Veteran, Vote Hemp Board Member Steve Levine
By Vote Hemp

Texas A&M and Partners Achieve Stable Transformation, Regeneration of Hemp Cultivar
By North Texas e-News

Oregon Department of Agriculture Enforces New Federal Hemp Rules for State Growers
By Oregon Capital Chronicle

Mississippi Senator Brings Hemp To Governor’s Office To Demonstrate Medical Marijuana Bill Possession Limits
By Marijuana Moment

ElleVet Launches CBD Paste for Cats
By Pet Food Processing

Video: Transitioning Into the Hemp Industry
By the U.S. Hemp Building Association

Indigenous Communities in Mexico are Replacing Corn Crops with Hemp
By Axios

US Hemp and Cannabis Industry Leaders to Participate with Government at Event Celebrating New Legalization In Costa Rica
By EIN News

Italian Hemp Farmers Could Get 300 Euros per Hectare Under New Funding Program
By HempToday

Is Thailand Poised to Become a Global Hemp Leader?
By The Bluntness


How to Meet U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification Requirements, Lansing, MI, Jan. 20, 2022

Midwest iHemp Expo, Lansing, MI, Jan. 21-22, 2022

Cannabis Science Conference. Feb. 2-4, 2022. Long Beach, CA

Sports & Active Nutrition Summit, Feb. 14-16, 2022, San Diego, CA, presented by NutraIngredient-USA

5th Annual Indigenous Hemp, March 1-2, 2022, Callaway, MN, Presented by Winona’s Hemp & Heritage Farm and the Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute

NoCo Hemp Expo, Mar. 23-25, 2022, Denver, CO

HempCrete Workshop, April 4-18, 2022, Toledo, Belize, Presented by Heavenly Grown

Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 18-20, 2022 – Save the Date!

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

Hold The Date for August 18-20, 2022. SHE returns to Nashville!

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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.

Save Ti & His 329 Rights
If you or a loved one are a medical cannabis patient, this affects you. Ti is an autistic 15 year old who was abruptly removed from his mother/medical caregiver on June 3, 2021 by Child Welfare Services in Hawaii. This GoFundMe has been set up to pay for his legal fees needed to promptly dismiss the CWS case and enforce their civil and medical rights to have access to his medical professionals to participate in providing for his medical needs. Any donation no matter how big or small means we are that much closer to getting Ti back.

Support H.R. 841, The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act
In September 2020, U.S. Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA) introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act – a bill which would provide a clear legal pathway for the sale of hemp extracts like CBD, while ensuring that products must comply with the rigorous regulatory framework existing for dietary supplements. The bill garnered broad bi-partisan support. On Feb. 7, 2021, Reps. Schrader and Griffith and 17 of their colleagues reintroduced the bill as H.R. 841. Support passage of the bill here.

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Our Troops’ Access to CBD
On July 20, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to allow service members to use products containing hemp, including CBD. Unfortunately, the amendment was not included in the Senate’s version of the NDAA, which passed on July 23, and was not included in the final bill. However, as a new Congress meets this year, they are hoping for another hearing. Learn more.

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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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