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Newsletter – June 25, 2020


Newsletter – June 25, 2020

Feature Article

What’s Next for the Hemp Industry? Experience Hemp SUMMER SOLSTICE Virtual Conference & Expo Highlights Innovation, Call for Unity

By Heather Collins

2020 has been a pivotal year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has made a tremendous impact nationwide and globally. These uncertain times have forced businesses, farmers, restaurants, and the hemp community to shift quickly and respond to safety concerns to protect industries.

The producers of the NoCo Hemp Expo and the Experience Hemp SUMMER SOLSTICE Virtual Conference & Trade Show made the hard decision to reschedule NoCo7 to the following year, which will now take place March 25-27, 2021.

“The decision to reschedule NoCo7 was not easy, but we felt the need to protect everyone’s health and safety. This community is so collaborative. That’s what’s going to make this industry stand out as we look towards the future,” said Morris Beegle, Let’s Talk Hemp Media Co-founder and Producer of NoCo Hemp Expo. “We’re excited about in-person events, but until we get the green light, we will continue to plan virtual conferences that further educates and unites our industry.”

Mark Reinders spoke on innovation at the Experience Hemp SUMMER SOLSTICE Virtual Conference and Trade Show, June 16-19, 2020. Register for free here to view live webcasts and a complete library of hemp market intelligence and information.



Personal Care, Pharma Firm Perrigo Takes Stake in CBD Market with $50 Million Investment in Kazmira

By New Cannabis Ventures

Georgia Bill Passed; Raises Annual Fee for Hemp Processors from $10,000 to $50,000

By The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Louisiana Governor Signs Bill to Ban Most Smokable Hemp Products

By CBD Today

Little-Noticed Hemp Memo Clarifies Military’s Ban On Service Members Using CBD

By Marijuana Moment

My Long-Lost Interview with Jack Herer, by Rick Cusick

By The Drug Test News

Profile: Winona LaDuke Turns to Hemp Farming, Solar Power to Jumpstart the Next Economy

By The Star Tribune

Profile: Hemp Farmer, Author Doug Fine Sees Great Potential in Still Misunderstood Plant

By The News Station

Bob Hoban in Forbes: CBD Has Never Been a Controlled Substance

By Forbes


Could CBM Be the Next Big Cannabinoid?


CBD Beauty Brand Prima Receives B Corp Certification

By ESG Today

The Seed of an Idea: How Buckwheat, Hemp, Chia and Flax Are Taking Over

By Entrepreneur Magazine

Beyond the Trend: CBD-Infused Beverages Are Here to Stay

By CBD Today


Vital Hemp Founder Ron Alcalay Launches One World Mask Hemp/Cotton Face Masks

By Vital Hemp

Hemp is the New Asset in the Car Industry

By Medical Cannabis News

Study: Hemp Batteries Are More Powerful than Lithium and Graphene

By Green Stories

Eco-friendly Hemp Apparel Line Adds Social Media Influencers As Brand Ambassadors

By The Green Market Report


Producer Claims He Was First in State to Plant Hemp Seeds Since Texas Passed Law

By KSAT TV San Antonio

Colorado Submits State Hemp Management Plan to USDA

By Colorado Department of Agriculture

North Carolina Governor Cooper Signs NC Farm Act Without Hemp Provisions

By Cannabis Law/Fox Rothschild

Podcast: Unicorns in Oregon and Hemp in Hawaii

By Lancaster Farming

Five Things to Know About Indoor Grown Hemp Flower

By Green Prophet

Why 2020 Looks Like a Ghost Year for New York Hemp

By Cannabis Wire


European Industrial Hemp Association Launches Novel Food Consortium


French Hemp Syndicate Issues Manifesto in Support of Nation’s Hemp Industry

By HempToday

Canada Company Ships Container Loads of Hulled Hemp Seed to South Korea

By Daily Marijuana Observer

Thailand Legalizes CBD and Kratom

By CBD School News


Penn State Extension Hemp Webinar Series: Reducing Financial Risk in Hemp Production, June 29, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT

Hemp Industry Deep Dive Virtual Global Tour, by Cannatech, Aug. 4, 2020, 12:00pm EDT

NoCo Hemp Expo – NoCo7, March 25-27, 2021, National Western Complex, Denver, CO

Read the Let’s Talk Hemp Summer Solstice 2020 Digital Magazine

The hemp industry proves that, even in a world beset by pandemics and racial injustice, human and planetary healing can and will triumph. Read all about it in the Let’s Talk Hemp Summer Solstice 2020 Digital Magazine, produced in conjunction with the Experience Hemp Summer Solstice Virtual Conference & Trade ShowLet’s Talk Hemp Media, and NoCo Hemp Expo, in partnership with Honeysuckle Magazine.

Featuring testimony from industry experts across diverse disciplines, Let’s Talk Hemp’s Summer Solstice edition dives into the pressing questions of the day. What is the future of hemp in a post-COVID world? What does Black representation in hemp look like, and how can we create opportunities for social equity? How can we take the next steps toward a regenerative society and integrative medicine? The answers may surprise you.

Read the Let’s Talk Hemp Summer Solstice 2020 Digital Magazine Here.

Order Your Copy of Doug Fine’s New Book, American Hemp Farmer

American Hemp Farmer, the sixth book from author Doug Fine, follows the rigors and pleasures of an entire hemp season from soil preparation and genetics acquisition through harvest and regenerative marketing. It’s immersive. It’s wildly funny. The follow up to Doug Fine’s bestselling Hemp Bound, American Hemp Farmer pulls no punches, and because it is written by an actual hemp farmer and entrepreneur, it tells you what you need to know if you want to join the hemp renaissance.

Order American Hemp Farmer Today

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Podcast – Hemp for Our Future: Hemp Helps America

Episode 36 of the Let’s Talk Hemp Podcast takes a look at how three amazing hemp leaders are bringing the industry together in an effort to help combat some of the issues resulting from pandemic pandemonium. Hemp for Our Future was the brain-child of Courtney Moran and Shawn Hauser, who brought in Annie Rouse and Friends of Hemp to organize and execute an ongoing campaign to gather supplies and help utilize hemp products to help America fight the war on COVID. In addition, Rick speaks with Kyla DuMont, the Vermont transplant to Los Angeles, that finds her path taking her back home as a result of the COVID economic relocation program. She describes the current state of the State of California, how she came up with the idea of MediMaple, combining cannabinoids with maple syrup, and how many folks didn’t realize maple came from a tree!


About Colorado Hemp Company
The Colorado Hemp Company, the producer of the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo (NoCo7), is a leading organization for the advancement and advocacy of hemp farming, processing, production, innovation, education, and legalization in the USA. The entire team is committed to researching and developing alternatives so that hemp can once again thrive and help individuals and communities throughout America and around the globe. The 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo will take place August 6-8, 2020, at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO.

Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural, 303.807.1042,
Morris Beegle, Colorado Hemp Company, 970.541.0448,

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