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Newsletter – May 24, 2023

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – May 24, 2023

Hemp Sequestration Blockchain Helps Farmers Enter Carbon Markets

By Elizabeth Lunt

Tech entrepreneur Tim de Rosen is concerned about the warming temperature of the Earth and notes that efforts to slow the rise have faltered, with temperatures likely to breach the 1.5-degree Celsius increase limit set by the Paris Agreement, an international climate change treaty.

In a bid to help rein in global warming, the London-based de Rosen founded ClimaFi in 2022. ClimaFi has developed technology platforms that allow hemp farmers, among others, to take advantage of the global carbon credit market. ​​Carbon credits allow farmers – and entities ranging from companies to countries – to emit a certain amount of carbon and can be traded if the full allowance is not used.

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Hemp Blockchain

New England Builder Sees Huge Potential for Carbon Capture in Hemp Houses

HempStones Tom Rossmassler is passionate about addressing embodied carbon in home construction. He spoke to Let’s Talk Hemp from Northampton, Massachusetts.

By Elizabeth Lunt

How did your career lead you to hemp? 

I’ve been involved with building and construction since the early ‘90s and have always tried to steer clients to local and natural products. I didn’t know about embodied carbon when I started, but I was interested in natural building practices. When I moved outside Boston and was working as an appraiser and doing some real estate transactions, I became involved with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association and started to learn more about reducing operational carbon in buildings.

I learned about Energy Star and then LEED certification for homes and started a worker cooperative focused on building performance. That company, Energia, was part of the first Living Building challenge for the regenerative built environment on the East Coast.

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HempStone’s Tom Rossmassler


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DEA Considers Ban on Delta-8 THC, Severe CBD Restrictions
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The First (Real) Business Opportunity for Hemp: Grow It, Then Burn It
Hemp Today

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Researchers to Develop New Market for Farm Waste

Industrial Hemp Market by Product, Application and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2023-2027

In Pennsylvania, DON Processing Hemp Partner Gets $1M Research Grant
New Castle News

Will the Tar Heel State Continue to Lead in Hemp? A Discussion of North Carolina’s New Hemp Bill
Kight on Cannabis

Texans Can Now Get (a Little) Stoned From Seltzer
Texas Monthly

Hemp With a Cause Aims to Offer Relaxing Honey Product, Fund Beekeeper Training
NBC Connecticut

This First-of-Its-Kind Factory Could Completely Change How We Insulate Our Homes
The Cool Down

CBD Manufacturer Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against Alabama Health Department
The Gadsden (Alabama) Times

Chow420’s Blockchain Integration: A Solution to the Hemp Cannabis Market’s Trust Problem?

Trader Gets Two-Year Jail Term for Dealing in Hemp in India
Daily Post

Hemp-Based Food Line Hemprella Now Offered in Lidl Supermarkets in Europe
Cannabis Business Times

Synthetic Cannabinoids and ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report and Literature Review

Businesses, Producers Worry Vt. Emergency Hemp Rule Would ‘Destroy’ Them
Brattleboro (Vermont) Reformer

THC-B Effects: What to Expect

Finding Rare Cannabinoids in Non-Cannabis Plants
Project CBD

Canadian Fiber Composite Manufacturer Secures $40M to Fund Hemp Projects

Experts Begin With Cannabinoid-Based Drug Trial for Brain Tumors
India Education Diary

Edible CBD Coating Keeps Fruit Fresher for Longer
New Atlas

The Mushroom Summit


Register for the 20th EIHA Conference, June 7-9, 2023, Renaissance Hotel, Brussels.

It Takes a Village: A Hempcrete Build Experience & Healing Arts Festival, June 7-11, 2023. Presented by, Digger’s Compost Cooperative, Acton, ME

The Mushroom Summit: Cultivating the Future of Functional Mushrooms, June 19-20, 2023, Colorado Convention Center, Denver. The event is co-located with Psychedelic Science 2023.

Cannabis Research Conference, Presented by Colorado State University Pueblo, Institute of Cannabis Research, Aug. 3-5, 2023, Denver.

Regenerative Cannabis Live: Reimagining a Regenerative World Through Cannabis & Hemp, Oct. 3, 2023. Hosted at the Delegates Dining Room, United Nations, New York, NY

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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

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