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Newsletter – May 4, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – May 4, 2022

Compliance Essentials for Hemp-CBD Companies, Part 3 of 3: Marketing

To read parts one and two of this three part series, visit:
Part 1:
Part 2:

By Asa Waldstein

This is the final 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 third segment focuses on marketing, which is my favorite compliance aspect. Marketing compliance and reading enforcement trends are essential to any regulatory affairs professional, executive, investor, marketing manager, social media supervisor, and sales representative. I love helping companies communicate their marketing messages in a compliant and effective way. This is the core reason I started my consulting company and free Regulatory Education Series.

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Asa Waldstein

RCannabis Wellness-Promoting Quarterback Jake Plummer to be Honored at Charity Golf Tournament

By Jean Lotus

Superstar quarterback Jake Plummer – an advocate for medical cannabis and wellness in the National Football League and elsewhere – will be honored at a charity golf tournament in the Denver suburbs.

Athletes for CARE announced the second location of the 2022 A4C Golf Tour presented by Chronic at Arrowhead Golf Course10850 Sundown Trail, in Littleton, CO on Thursday, May 26th, 2022.

read full article here
On the green, athletes are golfing for a good cause with (L-R) Nate Jackson, Jake Plummer, Ryan Kingsbury, Charlie Adams. Photography: Jeffrey Draluck.

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Hemp News Spotlight

S.4020, Dietary Supplement Listing Act of 2022, Introduced in Senate on April 26, Has Supplement Industry Up in Arms; Impact on CBD Products to be Determined
By Whole Foods Magazine

Study Claims Most CBD Sleep Aids Are Mislabeled
By Forbes

The Great Cannabinoid Debate: CBD Or CBG
By Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Cannabinoids and Pain for the Plastic Surgeon: What Is the Evidence?
By Annals of Plastic Surgery

My Marketing Tactics for CBD Gummies: Educational Content and Enticing Social Posts
By Rolling Stone

Soldiers Drinking Hemp-infused Beverages May Not Pass Drug Test
By Military Times

The History of Jews in Hemp and Cannabis Goes Back a Lot Farther than You Think
By Forward

Boulder Creek Technologies Boosts Hemp Extraction Capabilities for Red Mesa Science & Refining
By Yahoo Finance

Swimwear Designer Natasha Tonic Is Redefining the World of Swimwear, One Hemp Bikini at a Time
By Sports Illustrated

10 Ethical Denim Brands Creating Sustainable Jeans for Conscious Consumers
By Cause Artist

Seeking to Disrupt $600 Billion Lumber Market, PJET Partners With PURA To Build Student Housing From Hemp
By Yahoo Finance

Styrofoam Alternative Made from Sawdust, Hemp Fibers Being Tested in N.C. State Lab
By Spectrum Local News, Raleigh, NC

Apple Rush Company Acquires Wild Organic Ancient Horticulture Hemp Nursery
By Benzinga

Hemp’s Role in a $7.4 Billion Plant-Based Foods Market
By New Frontier Data

Nepra Foods Launches Hemp-Based Beef, Chicken, and Pork For Food Service
By Vegconomist

Franny’s Farmacy Partners with World-renowned Master Chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt on CBD-infused Fair Trade Chocolate Bon-Bons
By Franny’s Farmacy

Florida Dept. of Agriculture’s Hemp Program Celebrates Two Years
By Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services

New York Regulators Reiterate: Hemp-derived Delta-8, Delta-10 THC Products are “Strictly Prohibited”
By Cannabis Wire

Virginia Lawmakers Put Off Bill to Limit Sales of Hemp-derived Delta 8 until Next Legislative Session
By U.S. News and World Report

Colorado’s Marijuana and Hemp Industries Strike Tentative Deal Over Delta-8 THC, Modified Cannabinoids
By Westword

Hemp in Colorado: A Seed and Fiber Frenzy
By Yellowscene Magazine

Wisconsin Hemp Growers Look to Overcome a Slump
By Wisconsin Public Radio

Central Oregon Hemp Farmers Pivot to other Crops as Market Prices Drop
By The Bulletin, Bend, OR

Half Moon Bay Hemp Farmer Sentenced For Failure To Pay Workers, Taxes
By KPIX Channel 5 CBS News, SF Bay Area

Alberta, Canada, Poised to Become Hemp Processing Powerhouse
By Alberta Farmer

U.K. Group Focuses First on THC Limits in Effort to Set CBD Framework
By HempToday

European Industrial Hemp Association Working to Achieve a “True Single Hemp Market for Europe”
By Cannabis Business Times



Hemp Open Space Online Interactive Forum, May 4, 2022, 1-4pm EDT

Regenerative Cannabis Live, New York City, May 5, 2022

BuildingMan World Hemp Alliance Hempcrete Workshop, May 5-8, Jenkstar Ranch, Green River, UT

First Annual India Hemp Expo 2022, May 13-14, 2022, Delhi, India

Compass Coffee Talk Episode 24, An Interview with David Bronner, May 18, Noon ET

Midwest iHemp Expo, Lansing, MI, May 20-21, 2022

Athletes 4 Care Golf Tournament, Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton CO, May 26

NoCo Crawfish Festival at Grant Farms Organic and Hemp Farm, May 29, Wellington, CO

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

Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 18-20, 2022

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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.

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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Let’s Talk Hemp is a publication of Colorado Hemp Company (a division of We Are For Better Alternatives) focused specifically on the subject of industrial hemp and cannabis. We present features and curate news from across the globe to share the benefits of cannabis on health, energy, manufacturing and planet (H.E.M.P.). Colorado Hemp Company also is the Producer of NoCo Hemp Expo and Southern Hemp Expo, the nation’s leading hemp conferences and expositions.

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