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Newsletter – November 16, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – November 16, 2022

2022 Elections: Youth Vote, Congressional Wins Promise to Advance Hemp, Cannabis Business

By Steven Hoffman

“Three issues in this election cycle were important to younger voters: student loans, abortion … and marijuana.” — Jonathan Miller, U.S. Hemp Roundtable

The November 2022 elections held some promising results for the advancement of the hemp and marijuana markets, according to Jonathan Miller, General Counsel of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable, the industry’s leading advocacy and lobbying group, based in Washington, DC. 

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Dama Distributing Uses Bioplastics to Create Containers for Cannabis Industry

By Elizabeth Lunt

For nearly three years after he became curious about non-petroleum plastics, Cole Gibbs was engrossed with R&D.

“It was just: ‘Can we do this? Does this exist in the market? How can we implement compliant solutions that are child-resistant for the industry?’” he said of his search for a material to make containers for the burgeoning cannabis industry.

Gibbs’ intensity paid off, and in 2018 Dama Distributing was born.

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Hemp News Spotlight

British American Tobacco Diversifies Portfolio With $56.6 Million Investment in Charlotte’s Web

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles: ‘The Number One Impediment of Hemp in America is the FDA
By Lancaster Farming

Hemp Pilot Project Part of USDA Grant to Remediate Soil
By Cannabis Business Times

Colorado Just Legalized ‘Magic Mushrooms,’ an Idea That’s Growing Nationwide

Misleading Study? Cows Fed Cannabinoid-Rich Hemp Leaves and Flowers Expressed Residues in Milk, Yet Cows Fed Whole Hemp Plants Exhibited Few Noticeable Changes from Cows Fed a Normal, Corn-Fed Diet
By Science

Perspectives on the Evolution of Hemp Processing Throughout Human History
By Lancaster Farming

Can Cannabis Help Us Win the War Against Antibiotic Resistance?
By Salon

Can Cannabis Replace Opioids?
By Big Think

CBD Shows Promise as an Anti-Anxiety Aid for Frontline Healthcare Workers
By Project CBD

Charlotte’s Web’s Jared Stanley: It’s Due Time That CBD Is Accepted in Sports
By Forbes

Former Boxing Rivals Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield Partner on Delta-8 and THC Edibles Shaped Like Ears
By Paper Magazine

Top CIA Official Set to Meet with Russian Counterparts in Part to Discuss Brittney Griner’s Case

Mary Jane Oatman Calls for Tribal Unification on Hemp & Cannabis
By Josh Schneider’s Hemp Rising (Apple Podcasts)

Dallas Morning News Names Indie Retail Chain CBD Kratom Among 100 Top Places to Work
By Dallas Morning News

Hemp-Based Meat Alternatives Producer Planet Based Foods Announces Agreements With Leading Natural Products Distributors
By Vegconomist

Patagonia Adds Sustainable Fleece to Its Hemp Workwear Clothing Collection
By HiConsumption

Fashion Brand Jungmaven Launches Hemp-Merino Wool Blend Socks
By Cool Hunting

New Research Project Looking at Ways to Produce Energy From Hemp Processing Waste
By Biofuels Digest

CBD Consumer Products Group Tenacious Labs Acquires Rover’s Wellness, Maker of Hemp-Derived Pet Products
By Pet Food Processing

Global Hemp Group Announces Update on the Revitalize Earth Reverse-Takeover Transaction
By Global Hemp Group

Charlotte’s Web Signs Agreement With European Specialty Food and Beauty Products Distributor Stark Foods International
By Cannabis Business Times

European Industrial Hemp Association Says CBD Products Are Advancing in European Food Safety Review
By HempToday

Australian Hemp-Based Skin Care Startup Hey Bud Secures Deal to Supply 400 Priceline Stores
By Smart Company

Irish Entrepreneur on His Ambition to Make the ‘Kerrygold of CBD
By BusinessPlus

Carbon-Busting Hemp Could Help Transform Scottish Agriculture to Zero Emissions
By The Conversation

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis Talks Hemp on Compass Coffee Talk, webinar presented by Compass Natural, Nov. 16, 2022

Asia International Hemp Expo 2022, Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

Cannabis Community Event and Fundraiser, Jan. 29, 2023, at Topgolf Denver, in Centennial, Colo., hosted by the Realm of Caring Foundation. All proceeds go directly to help fund programs and to continue to provide free guidance for anyone looking to use cannabis and hemp.

9th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo, March 29-31, 2023, The Broadmoor Resort, Colorado Springs, CO

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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

Trace Femcare Gauges Investment Interest in Hemp and Cotton Tampon
Trace Femcare Inc. is proud to announce that it is gauging interest in its community fund-raising round on the investment platform Wefunder. Trace decided to start the campaign to accelerate the company’s growth and to share the upside of its success with family, friends and fans. Learn about Trace and the terms of the offering, and reserve a spot to be an investor here.

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