Newsletter – May 25, 2022
Interview with Jared Stanley: How Charlotte’s Web Leads in an Evolving Industry
By Steven Hoffman
Charlotte’s Web, founded by the Stanley Brothers, is an industry leader in hemp-derived CBD and cannabinoid supplements and related products. A vertically integrated, publicly traded company (TSX: CWEB) with revenues of $96.1 million in 2021, Charlotte’s Web is the market leader in CBD supplements. With its mission to help families and individuals with CBD products, Charlotte’s Web remains on the vanguard in scientific research and product development.
Recently, Jared Stanley assumed the leadership role of Chief Operating Officer of Charlotte’s Web. With the company since its inception in 2013, Jared has been instrumental in building out the company’s extensive cultivation operations, promoting its products and technology, and in representing the company – and the CBD industry – in legislative and regulatory activities at the state and federal level.
CBD, Nutrition Industry Sound Alarm Over Proposed Dietary Supplements Listing Bill; Could it Be a Slippery Slope to FDA “Preapproval?”
By Steven Hoffman
On April 26, 2022, U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), introduced a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), S. 4090, the Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022. The proposed legislation, according to a statement from Durbin’s office, would require dietary supplement manufacturers to list their products with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), known as a mandatory product listing (MPL). In addition, companies would be required to “provide FDA with vital information about their products, including product names, a list of all ingredients, an electronic copy of the label, allergen statements, health and structure/function claims, and more. This information would then be made available to the public,” Durbin’s office said.
Hemp News Spotlight
Federal Appeals Court Rules That Delta-8 THC Is Legal
Congress Might Have Inadvertently Legalized a Form of Cannabis Under Trump
By The San Francisco Chronicle
Minnesota Lawmakers Greenlight Up to 5 mg of Hemp-derived THC in Food and Beverages for Those 21 and Older
By The Star Tribune
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf Says He Is “Very Committed” to Making Progress on CBD, Other Cannabinoids
By MJ Biz Daily
FDA to Host Science Board Meeting on June 14 to Ask Advisors about Evaluating Safety of Dietary Supplements and Foods Containing Cannabinoids
By Informa Pharma Intelligence
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) Rejects Veteran’s Application to Recognize His Hemp Products Business, Saying It Could Create “Appearance” of Endorsing Marijuana
By Marijuana Moment
U.S. Hemp Roundtable Says New Safety Study Data Should Convince Congress on Lawful CBD Use
By U.S. Hemp Roundtable
Provision in Draft of Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022 Could Lead to the Removal of Certain Ingredients, Including CBD, from the Dietary Supplement Market, Warns Natural Products Association CEO
By Natural Products Insider
Hemp Industry Coalition Launches “Value the Seed” Campaign to Drive Policy Reform Around Seed Certification
By International Hemp
Cannabis Company Vertosa Partners with UMass Amherst to Study Nutritional Applications of Cannabigerol (CBG)
By Stupid Dope
Research Finds Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Cannabidiol (CBD) May Help in Treatment of Acne
CBD & Cannabis Advocate and Former NFL Star Jake Plummer is Sold on Functional Mushrooms
Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Enters Wellness Space With CBD Line
New York Bill Encouraging Businesses To Use Hemp For Construction And Other Purposes Heads To Governor
By Marijuana Moment
Colorado State University Journalism Students Produce Documentary Film, “Hemp: Colorado’s Next Green Rush”
By Aspen Times
North Carolina Quietly Moves Toward Full Legalization of Hemp
By WRAL News
Beloved Illinois Corn Maze Switching to Less Costly Hemp this Fall
By Fox 2 Now News
Could Hemp Wood Be the Next Great Guitar Tonewood?
By Ultimate Guitar
Eli Home Products Opens Nation’s First Showroom for Hempwood Interior Building, Furniture, Cabinets, Flooring and More
By Business Wire
Hemp Farmers Who Lost Crops to Natural Disasters in 2020 and 2021 Eligible for Disaster Relief from New USDA $6 Billion Emergency Relief Program
Canadian Ag Tech Company HEMPALTA’s Hemp-based Food Preservation Pads Help Fruits and Vegetables Stay Fresh Longer
Lebanese Farmer Chooses to Grow Hemp in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, a Region Long Known for Hashish Cultivation
By The New Arab
Poland Simplifies Permitting and Raises THC Level from 0.2% to 0.3% for Industrial Hemp
Athletes 4 Care Golf Tournament, Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton CO, May 26
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
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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