Newsletter – November 23, 2022
Hemp Advocacy in the MJ Space: NoCo Hemp Expo Team Goes to MJBizCon
By Steven Hoffman
The team at We Are for Better Alternatives, publisher of Let’s Talk Hemp and producer of NoCo Hemp Expo, recently attended MJBizCon, the cannabis industry’s largest trade show and conference, held each year in Las Vegas.
Participating in a hemp meetup, and interacting with hemp-based exhibitors and advocates among a crowd primarily comprised of marijuana producers, manufacturers, equipment suppliers and more, the WAFBA team was there to promote the many uses of industrial hemp, in addition to the medicinal cannabinoids derived from the hemp plant.
According to WAFBA President Morris Beegle, it was important to be there to build bridges between the marijuana and hemp communities, and to explore opportunities where innovation and collaboration can meet.
Stay tuned for new episodes of the Let’s Talk Hemp Volume Up podcast
with Morris Beegle — coming soon!
Hemp News Spotlight
New Era in Federal Cannabis Policy: First Stand-Alone Marijuana-Related Bill Approved by Both Chambers of Congress
U.S. Hemp Building Association Announces Board Election, Calls for Candidate
Newly Created Federation of International Hemp Organizations to Name Inaugural Board of Directors
Hemp Innovations Foundation Funds Hemp Recycles Research Study
By Cannabis Business Times
USDA Agriculture Research Service Partners With Universities to Optimize Hemp Production and Help Growers Find New Markets
By High Plains Journal
Molson Coors Beverage Co. to Exit Joint Venture With Truss CBD USA Brand
Inspired by Her Journey With Sickle Cell Anemia, Grammy Award-winning TLC Member Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins Launches CBD Wellness Line to Support Others
Franny’s Farmacy Founder Franny Tacy Featured on WLOS ABC News in Asheville, NC
By WLOS ABC 13 News
NoCo Hemp Expo Producer Morris Beegle Along With 30+ Global Hemp Leaders Set to Speak at Asia International Hemp Expo
By Asia International Hemp Expo
Owners of Scranton, PA-Area Stores that Sell Hemp and CBD Products Found Not Guilty of Drug Charges
By The Times-Tribune, Scranton, PA
Cannabis, Menopause and the Endocannabinoid System
By Project CBD
Mental Healthcare Company Says its Research Study Successfully Delivered CBD and THC Through the Skin
Why CBD Oil Is Bringing Cannabis Products Mainstream
By Magnetic Magazine
Adding CBD to THC: Research Mixed
Could Hemp Help Remove PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ From Soil?
By Bangor Daily News, Bangor, ME
Missouri Hemp Producers Fear Ambiguity in Draft Rules to Regulate Legal Marijuana Could Impact the State’s Hemp Industry
By KOMU NBC 8 News, Colombia, MO
Consumable Hemp Program Grows in Iowa
By The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA
Pennsylvania Hemp Summit Strengthens Hemp Industry’s Resolve
By Lancaster Farming
Texas A&M Researchers Aim to Develop Hemp Tailored to the State’s Needs
By Texas A&M Today
Northern Illinois University Research Team Studies Using Hemp to Make Biodegradable Plastic
By Northern Illinois University
Legal Expert: More Tech Innovation Needed in Michigan’s Cannabis, Hemp Industries
By MI Tech News
Hemp Applications Open in Kentucky for 2023
By Cannabis Business Times
Town of Grass Valley, OR, Told to Evacuate on Sunday Due to Hemp Manufacturing Plant Fire
By KPTV Fox 12 News, Portland, OR
Seizure of 32 Tons of Cannabis in Spain Was Actually Hemp
By Business Cann
Hemp Industry in Poland Expected to Grow on Food and Fiber Production
Thailand: 5,000 Scientists Sign Letter Supporting Country’s Cannabis and Hemp Bill
By The Bangkok Post
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
Add your event to Hemp Events, a free listing service for legitimate hemp industry events. Visit www.HempEvents.org
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 https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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About Let’s Talk Hemp
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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