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Newsletter – June 1, 2022

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Newsletter – June 1, 2022

PA Hemp Home Shows Power of Community Economies

By Jean Lotus

Doors opened last month on a Pennsylvania home renovated with hemp grown by regional farmers, providing a showcase for the sustainability of hemp building materials in a circular economy.

In May, members of DON Enterprise testified by invitation about the benefits of industrial hemp and the local economy before the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee. DON, a New Castle family of disability organization companies, fixes and flips blighted homes to then sell for disabled residents.

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The Project PA Hemp House was open to the public in April. Photo courtesy of Americhanvre Cast Hemp.

4th Annual Southern Hemp Expo (SHE4) Announces Packed Schedule of Business, Agriculture and Industry Leaders with Trade Show

Southern Hemp Expo (SHE4), the leading hemp industry supply-chain trade show and conference in the southeastern United States, announces a full schedule of networking, business, educational and entertainment events at the newly renovated Nashville Fairgrounds August 18-20, 2022.

Earlybird Discount Tickets are available NOW for the event, which is open to the public on Saturday, August 20.

SHE4 returns to Music City, USA to bring together top leaders and reach the public with the hopeful message of opportunity in hemp, organizers said.

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Hemp News Spotlight

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Four Companies for Making Product Claims in Selling CBD Products for Use in Farm Animals
By Feed Navigator

Your Guide to CBD Legalization by State
By Forbes

Language to Keep NC Hemp Industry Going Approved by Senate
By The Charlotte Observer

Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert Attacks Primary Opponent State Sen. Don Coram, Claims He Sold “Hot Hemp” and May Be “Illegal Drug Dealer” During May 26 Debate
By Marijuana Moment

Even High Doses of CBD Don’t Impact Driving, Study Finds
By The Independent

Review of 4,384 CBD Products Finds Only 7% of CBD Brands Test for the Big Three: Pesticides, Heavy Metals and Microbes
By Leafreport

Cigarette Maker 22nd Century (NASDAQ: XXII) Acquires CBD Maker GVB Biopharma in Deal Valued at $55 Million
By The Winston-Salem Journal

Why Protein Is the Next Frontier in Hemp Breeding
By Seed World

New Nike Air Force 1 Next Nature “Sun Club” Footwear Features White Textured Hemp Uppers with Tan Swooshes
By HypeBeast

Denim Supply Chain Leaders Partner to Develop Hemp-infused Stretch Denim and Tencel Fabrics
By Sourcing Journal

Minnesota Outdoor Clothing Maker’s Ads for Shirts Made from Eucalyptus and Hemp Are Censored by Facebook and Instagram
By The Post-Bulletin, Rochester, MN

Black-owned and Women-owned Slutty Vegan, Known for Its Philanthropic Work, Launches CBD Gummies
By Cannabis Tech Today

Boulder-area CBD Companies Seek to Boost Black Hemp Farmers
By The Daily Camera

Legalizing Hemp on the Navajo Nation Could Be Good for Business; Will Marijuana Follow?
By AZ Central

CBD Coffee Shop and Cocktail Bar, Wild, Opens 2nd Location in Houston
By Houston Chronicle

Dutch Design Studio MOM Creates Eco-friendly Bike Helmet Made from Mycelium and Hemp
By Dezeen

Ancient Greeks Knew the Value of Hemp, Cannabis
By Grunge Magazine

Hemp Farmers Can Apply for USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Second-round Funding Pool; Deadline is June 10

Efforts to Include Connecticut Hemp Farmers in Recreational Cannabis Business Fall Short
By CT News Junkie

North Carolina Hemp Bill, S. 762, to Permanently Legalize Hemp in the State, Passes Key Senate Committee
By WRAL News

A Tough Row to Hoe: Michigan Hemp Farmers Face Challenges
By The Traverse Ticker

What’s Up with Hemp Farms in West Virginia?
By WBOY12 News, Clarksburg, WV

U.K. Hemp Activist Group, Liberate Hemp, Launches Campaign for People to Grow Hemp without a License
By Forbes

Hemp Farmers in Spain Keep Getting Accused of Being Drug Lords
By Vice News

Argentina Enters Cannabis, Hemp Market in Hope to Recover Economy
By La Prensa Latina



National Hemp Growers Cooperative Field Day 2022, in conjunction with Alcorn State University’s School of Agriculture and Extension Service, June 6-7, 2022, Mound Bayou and Cleveland, MS

Hemp in Interstate Commerce: A Roundtable Discussion, hosted by Clark Hill PLC, June 9, 2022, 1:00 pm ET

Hemp History Week, June 13-19, 2022, Presented by the Hemp Industries Association

Hemp Build 2022, July 9, 2022, Produced by the U.S. Hemp Building Association

Pennsylvania Hemp Festival, Kersey, PA, July 30, 2022

Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 18-20, 2022

10th International Hemp Building Symposium, Oct. 11-12, 2022, Lacapelle Marival, France, produced by the International Hemp Building Association

Asia International Hemp & Cannabis Expo 2022, Nov. 30 — Dec. 3, 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

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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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