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Newsletter – January 4, 2023

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – January 4, 2023

Google Announces Pilot Program for CBD Advertising

By Elizabeth Lunt

Google will for the first time allow ads for some CBD products on its advertising platform, the company announced.

Google said in late December that it would update its ad policies on Jan. 20 to permit the limited promotion of pharmaceuticals containing CBD that have been approved by the FDA, as well as the promotion of non-ingested items such as candles and beauty products containing CBD, or cannabidiol. The ads in the pilot program will be shown only to users in California, Colorado and Puerto Rico, Google said.

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FDA Is Reviewing Regulations Around Hemp-Derived Substances

By Elizabeth Lunt

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun to look into whether hemp-derived CBD is safe in food or supplements. The substance has been federally legal since 2018 but remains largely unregulated.

According to a Dec. 29, 2022, article in the Wall Street Journal, FDA officials said that in the coming months they planned to make recommendations on regulating CBD and other hemp-derived products.

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Let's Talk Hemp Podcast - Thai Tapes volume 3

The Let’s Talk Hemp Volume Up podcast returns with The Thai Tape series recorded in Thailand during the Asia International Hemp Expo. In this fourth segment, Morris Beegle speaks with Don E Wirtshafter, cannabis activist, attorney and entrepreneur who curates the Cannabis Museumin Athens, Ohio.

Hemp News Spotlight

New Research Finds People Willing to Spend More on CBD Mood-Boosting Drinks Than Alcohol

Cannabis Packaging Materials: Balancing Sustainability and Waste
Stupid Dope

USDA Conducting Western States Hemp Survey in January
Kiowa County Press

In 2022, Outdoor Cannabis and Hemp Growers Braced for and Encountered Climate Change Effects
Cannabis Business Times

Q&A with Morris Beegle, Co-Founder and President of WAFBA, Producer of NoCo Hemp Expo

Hemp Podcast: 2022 Year in Review
Lancaster Farming

A Visual Take on Some Key Cannabis Trends in 2022
MJBiz Daily

Climate-Smart Hemp Gets $5 Million Boost in Tennessee
Memphis Flyer

California Innovator Is Turning Hemp Fiber Into Strong, Lightweight Construction Materials
Bakersfield Californian

Greene Hemp Co. Cuts Ribbon for New Greeneville, TN, Retail Location
Greeneville Sun

Josh Manning, Owner of Snapdragon Hemp in Chattanooga, TN, Interviewed by ABC News Channel9
ABC News Channel9

Deerfield, IL-based Blue Gem Hemp Publishes Clinician FAQs
EIN News

Minnesota Pharmacy Board Says It’s Ill-Equipped to Regulate Hemp-Derived THC Edibles
Eden Prairie Local News

New Rules on Hemp Production Spark Research to Help Growers
News Dakota

5 Hemp Sheets to Try for a Sustainable Night’s Sleep in 2023

Legal Ambiguity Could Spell Trouble for Missouri’s Hemp Industry, Says Missouri Hemp Trade Association
KOMO Channel 8 NBC News

Hemp Initiative in Ecuador Is First to Focus on Fiber and Food

Court in France Tosses Out Ban on Hemp Flower
High Times

From Adversity Comes Solidarity: Hemp Houses for Refugees in Ukraine

South African Hemp Strains Developer Minerva Green Acquired by The Carbon Blockchain
SG Voice

UK-Based Love Hemp Issues 160 Million Shares to Pay Fees and Reduce Debt
Market Screener

Veteran's Discount

NoCo Hemp Expo


Alabama Cooperative Extension System Statewide Industrial Hemp Meetings SeriesJan. 11-20, 2023

 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.

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

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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 or contact or

Trace Gauges Investment Interest in Hemp and Climate Beneficial 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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