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Newsletter – July 12, 2022

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Newsletter – July 12, 2022

A Farmer-Friendly Carbon Credit Model is Needed for the Hemp Industry

By PanXchange

Voluntary carbon offset markets offer corporations a way to reduce their carbon footprints, under growing pressure from shareholders and consumers. Organizations can now buy carbon credits, a monetization of the environmental services of removing CO2 and greenhouse gasses from the atmosphere to offset the corporation’s carbon emissions.

Planting hemp, with its superstar CO2-sequestering properties, is a prime example of a high-value environmental service to mitigate climate change. Hemp draws down CO2 from earth’s atmosphere during photosynthesis and stores it in biomass and the soil below. Hemp agriculture is well-positioned to earn substantial financial incentives within the emerging carbon market.

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Julie Lerner, CEO, PanXchange

Duped By Big Dope

By Beau Whitney, Chief Economist

Big Cannabis Is Deploying Massive Resources To Attempt To Deny Hemp Access To Legal Markets
The price of both hemp biomass and processed hemp goods have collapsed since 2019, falling in some instances by 97% by the end of 2021. If that was not bad enough, the hemp industry is now facing extreme pressures from another source: Big Cannabis. Using their deep pockets and national law firms, Big Cannabis is lobbying regulators and legislators in an effort not only to reduce their competition, but to destroy it completely by denying it access to legal markets.

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Hemp News Spotlight

Black Women Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Step Up Efforts to Free Brittney Griner
By Minority News Network

After Legal Setback, Hemp Extractors Hope DEA Won’t Make Any Big Moves
By MJBiz Daily

Hemp Industry May Be in Transition
By Illinois Farmer Today

Industry Veteran Chris Boucher Serves at Spokesperson for Juice Powder Brand, JuiceTiva, Featuring Raw, Cold-pressed Hemp Leaves
By The Leaf Online

From NFL QB to Mushroom Farmer: Jake Plummer’s Life-altering Journey into the Queendom of Fungi
By USA Today

FDA Starts Its First-Ever Study on Magic Mushrooms and Psychedelics
By Cannabis.net

Industrial Hemp, Alicia Silverstone and The Office
By National Law Review

Bill Clinton Thinks CBD Study Shows ‘Very Encouraging’ Results In Search For Opioid Alternatives To Treat Pain, Company Says
By Marijuana Moment

Podcast: Hemp Industry Must Focus on Legitimization — A Conversation with Bill Althouse
By Lancaster Farming

Patients with Epilepsy Navigate CBD Industry
By Kaiser Health News

Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe College of Pharmacy to Start Researching Hemp and Cannabis
By KPLC Channel 7 News

Minnesota Hemp Sellers Adjust to New THC Sales Law
By KTTC NBC News

Hemp Industry Pushes Back on Virginia’s Delta-8 Crackdown
By Virginia Public Media

Hemp Fashion is Back — and It’s Not Just for Hippies
By Leafly

Michigan’s First Licensed Hempcrete Home Takes Shape Near Ann Arbor
By MLive

North Carolina Hemp Farmers Look to the Future
By Spectrum Local News

The Biomass Utilisation Factor (BUF): A Simple Indicator to Calculate Circularity of Biomass and Bio-based Products
By Renewable Carbon News

Humans Need to Value Nature as Well as Profits to Survive, UN Report Finds
By The Guardian

Video: Review of Traditional Tools Related to Legal Uses of Hemp in Southern Italy
By Naturalist Doctor Fabio Mao Valletta

Albania May Legalize Export-Only Medical Cannabis And Industrial Hemp
By Forbes

Vermont Abandons Hemp Program Less than One Year After it Started
By HempToday

Region in Southern France Experiencing a Hemp Textile Renaissance
By Cannabis Business Times

Hemp Exemption

EVENTS

Black Women Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Step Up Efforts to Free Brittney Griner
By Minority News Network

After Legal Setback, Hemp Extractors Hope DEA Won’t Make Any Big Moves
By MJBiz Daily

Hemp Industry May Be in Transition
By Illinois Farmer Today

Industry Veteran Chris Boucher Serves at Spokesperson for Juice Powder Brand, JuiceTiva, Featuring Raw, Cold-pressed Hemp Leaves
By The Leaf Online

From NFL QB to Mushroom Farmer: Jake Plummer’s Life-altering Journey into the Queendom of Fungi
By USA Today

FDA Starts Its First-Ever Study on Magic Mushrooms and Psychedelics
By Cannabis.net

Industrial Hemp, Alicia Silverstone and The Office
By National Law Review

Bill Clinton Thinks CBD Study Shows ‘Very Encouraging’ Results In Search For Opioid Alternatives To Treat Pain, Company Says
By Marijuana Moment

Podcast: Hemp Industry Must Focus on Legitimization — A Conversation with Bill Althouse
By Lancaster Farming

Patients with Epilepsy Navigate CBD Industry
By Kaiser Health News

Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe College of Pharmacy to Start Researching Hemp and Cannabis
By KPLC Channel 7 News

Minnesota Hemp Sellers Adjust to New THC Sales Law
By KTTC NBC News

Hemp Industry Pushes Back on Virginia’s Delta-8 Crackdown
By Virginia Public Media

Hemp Fashion is Back — and It’s Not Just for Hippies
By Leafly

Michigan’s First Licensed Hempcrete Home Takes Shape Near Ann Arbor
By MLive

North Carolina Hemp Farmers Look to the Future
By Spectrum Local News

The Biomass Utilisation Factor (BUF): A Simple Indicator to Calculate Circularity of Biomass and Bio-based Products
By Renewable Carbon News

Humans Need to Value Nature as Well as Profits to Survive, UN Report Finds
By The Guardian

Video: Review of Traditional Tools Related to Legal Uses of Hemp in Southern Italy
By Naturalist Doctor Fabio Mao Valletta

Albania May Legalize Export-Only Medical Cannabis And Industrial Hemp
By Forbes

Vermont Abandons Hemp Program Less than One Year After it Started
By HempToday

Region in Southern France Experiencing a Hemp Textile Renaissance
By Cannabis Business Times


TAKE ACTION

Tennessee: Please Support HB 0715 & SB 0694
HB 0715 and SB 0694 are companion bills that allow the transportation of hemp concentrate up to 0.5% THC for the purpose of reconstitution into hemp products with a legal amount of THC. Even if you do not hail from Tennessee, please share this page with your friends, colleagues, customers, and social media contacts in the Volunteer State. Help us build our Hemp Supporter armies to assist us in these battles, which have a national impact.

Help the Publisher of Poland’s Hemp Today House Ukrainian Refugees in Naklo Poland, 150 Miles from Ukraine Border
Nakło Foundation is serving as a safe haven for families forced out of their home country due to the war in Ukraine. Your donation goes to help cover the costs associated with our hosting of mothers and children, as men between the ages of 18-60 must stay in the country to support the war effort.

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.

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