Newsletter – March 30, 2022
Compliance Essentials for Hemp-CBD Companies, Part 2 of 3: Labeling
To read part one of this three part series, visit here.
By Asa Waldstein
This is the second article in a three-part Compliance Essentials for Hemp-CBD Companies series. I explore commonly overlooked manufacturing, labeling, and marketing essentials that ingestible cannabinoid companies need to be compliant. This second segment focuses on labeling.
With a lack of clarity happening at the federal level, hemp cannabinoid companies should act like they want to be regulated. Although the federal government has an unfavorable position on hemp cannabinoids, it is best to follow dietary supplement labeling regulations, in my opinion.
NoCo8 Hemp Expo Rejuvenates, Reunites and Resets Industry
Exhibitors, visitors and speakers experienced a rejuvenating camaraderie and renewed sense of purpose for the hemp industry at the 8th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo held at the Gaylord Convention Center in Aurora, CO March 23-25, 2022.
Organizers are already announcing plans for the Southern Hemp Expo, a sister event planned for Aug. 18-20 in Nashville, TN.
NoCo Industry Reboot
More than 120 industry speakers and experts filled four stages over two days at the stunning Gaylord facilities in Aurora, bringing together members of an industry that has endured challenges with the global pandemic, regulatory uncertainty and an emerging supply chain.
Hemp News Spotlight
House of Representatives to Vote this Week on the MORE Act to Legalize Cannabis at the Federal Level
By The Hill
Black Farmers See New Opportunities in the Budding Industrial Hemp Industry
By Nebraska Public Media
Actor, Model, Author Brooke Shields Invests In and Joins CBD Maker Prospect Farms as Chief Brand Officer
By Biz Journals
New Integrated Coffee Shop, Cocktail Bar and Dispensary Set to Demystify Hemp in Houston
By Restaurant News
Industrial Hemp Leader element6 Hosts Colorado Governor Polis at Expanded Processing Facilities
By CSR Wire
AutoEvolution Celebrates Bruce Dietzen’s Cannabis Car
Ukraine – a Major Producer of Cereal Grains, Oilseeds and Hemp for Seed and Fiber – Could Lose $6 Billion in Grain Exports from Russian Invasion
By Marine Link
Nike Unveils New Shoes Made from Hemp as Part of “Move to Zero” Campaign
By Hemp Grower
Dovetail Workwear Debuts First Hemp Denim Pant for Women
By The Sourcing Journal
Climate Commodities, Heartland Industries Partner to Commoditize Industrial Hemp
By Business Wire
Slideshow: Formulating Food and Beverage Products with Hemp
By Food Business News
Hemp Protein: What to Know
By The Cleveland Clinic
Oregon State Researcher Who Linked CBD to Coronavirus Prevention Launches CBD Product
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Researching Hemp Farming for Economic, Environmental Benefits
By The University of Wisconsin
Processing Industrial Hemp Takes Specialized Equipment
By Cannabis Tech
Georgia Judge Stalls DA’s Effort to Ban Cannabis Extracts
By The Associated Press
Hemp Concerns Clash in Virginia
By The Roanoke Times
High from Hemp: Marijuana Regulators Wrestle with Hemp-derived Delta-8
By The Miami Herald
Michigan State Agency Proposes Guidelines for Hemp Farmers Eyeing Delta 8 Products
By MI Biz
Tennessee Lawmakers Consider Bill that Threatens Hemp-derived Delta 8 THC Sales
By The Memphis Flyer
From Glut to Gloom, Hemp Farmers in Oregon Face Uncertain Future
By Oregon Public Broadcasting
HempCrete Workshop, April 4-18, 2022, Toledo, Belize, Presented by Heavenly Grown
Hempcrete Masterclass Online taught by Chris Magwood Endeavour Centre April 6-May 4
National Hemp Investor Forum, San Francisco, CA, April 14-15, 2022
HempStone Presents: Hempcrete Basics @ Yestermorrow Design/Build School, Waitsfield, VT April 23-24, 2022
Midwest iHemp Expo, Lansing, MI, May 20-21, 2022
Athletes 4 Care Golf Tournament, Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton CO – May 26
Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 18-20, 2022
Add your event to Hemp Events, a free listing service for legitimate hemp industry events. Visit www.HempEvents.org.
Hold The Date for August 18-20, 2022. SHE returns to Nashville!
Join the WAFBA Team – Sales and Marketing Specialist
WAFBA is looking for a sales and marketing person to assist with our events and media division. Responsibilities would include prospecting and sales of exhibition booths, sponsorship and advertising. Experience preferred in the hemp, CBD and cannabis industries with a knowledge of companies working throughout the supply chain. Apply here.
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 & Regenerative Cotton Tampon, 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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