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Newsletter – November 2, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – November 2, 2022

Global Fiber Processing Plans Expanded Footprint as Demand Grows for Hemp Hurd, Fibero 

By Elizabeth Lunt

From its base in Monte Vista, Colorado, Global Fiber Processing works to empower farmers to thrive in the hemp industry. The company now seeks to expand its footprint in the United States and abroad. Global Fiber Processing opened its processing facility doors in July 2022 and has quickly expanded to running two shifts to keep up with demand. Meanwhile, its Formation Ag subsidiary has seen triple-digit growth since 2020 that is not slowing down.

Formation Ag, a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Fiber, works with farmers to develop technology to handle hemp from A to Z — from planting to the decortication of American hemp at an industrial scale.

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Hemp News Spotlight

Researchers at Colorado State University’s Cannabinoid Research Center Celebrate First Year of Progress
By Cannabis Business Times

Brightseed Introduces Dietary Fiber Ingredient Derived From Hemp Hulls to Support Gut Health
By Nutritional Outlook

Meet Hemp-Derived Delta-9 THC
By USA Today

Charleston, SC-Based Company Is Building a Hemp Research and Production ‘Innovation Center’ on 85 Acres
By The Times and Democrat

Thailand Eases Restrictions on Import of Hemp and Cannabis Seeds
By Thai PBS World

Court of International Trade OKs Imports of Agricultural & Manufacturing Equipment for Hemp and Cannabis in Washington State
By Trade Law Daily

National Animal Group Calls on Idaho to Delay Ban on Hemp in Pet Food and Animal Feed
By High Times

Does the SEC Have It Out for Cannabis Companies?
By Benzinga

Hemp Retailers Navigate Complex Regulations
By Crain’s Cleveland Business

New App Allows Hemp and CBD Retailers to Offer Customer Loyalty Programs Through Shopify
By Globe Newswire

California Cannabis Industry Association Publishes White Paper Warning of Intoxicating Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids
By Ganjapreneur

Rick Ross Merges Cannabis, Hip-Hop Culture With His New Brand, Hemp Hop
By Herb

Goth Metal Band Type O Negative Inspires New CBD Line, Blackberry No. 1
By Loudwire

Cannabis Activists Protest for Brittney Griner at Russian Embassy in Washington, DC
By The Daily Mail

The Neuroprotective Properties of CBD and Other Cannabis Components
By Project CBD

Hemp Way Foods Offers Organic, Hemp-Based Holiday Menu to Order
By The Stone

Halal Hemp Is Fighting Prohibition to Bring Cannabis and Healing to Muslims Around the World
By Forbes

California-Based Bloomios Inc. Acquires CBD Gummy Manufacturer Infusionz for $23.5 Million
By Store Brands

Curaleaf to Settle for $100,000 a Class Action Lawsuit Over 2021 THC-CBD Manufacturing Mixup
By Oregon Live

Gossamer’s New ‘Happy Hour’ Line of Hemp Pre-Rolls Features Cannabigerol (CBG)
By InsideHook

Design Collaboration Highlights Modular Food Display System Built with Hemp Blocks
By Design Milk

Wildling Shoes: Regenerative Footwear Is Made of Hemp, Washi and More
By Inhabitat

University of Connecticut Chemist Thinks Hemp-Based Plastic Could ‘Change the World
By CT Insider

Your Ecological House: Hemp for Hope, Hope for Hemp
By The Corvallis Gazette-Times

Portsmouth, VA, City Council Unanimously Approves City’s First Industrial Hemp Facility
By The Virginian-Pilot

Hemp Farms Closer to Re-Sprouting in California’s El Dorado County
By The Mountain Democrat

Lancaster Farming Profiles Colorado’s Hemp Processing Partners in Latest Podcast
By Lancaster Farming

Conviction in German CBD Case Has Country’s Hemp Sector Up in Arms
By HempToday

Hemp and CBD To Be Removed From German Narcotics Act
By Business Cann

UK’s Advertising Standards Authority Cracks Down on CBD Health Claims
By New Food Magazine

9th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo
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Pennsylvania Hemp Summit, Nov. 14-15, 2022, presented by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Team Pennsylvania Foundation, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA

National Hemp Industry Research Needs Workshop, online interactive workshop hosted by Oregon State University, Nov. 15, 2022

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 FundraiserJan. 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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