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Newsletter – November 30, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – November 30, 2022

10 Hemp-Friendly Nonprofits to Support in 2023

By Rachael Carlevale

With a common mission of providing healthful, eco-friendly and socially responsible products to consumers, hemp companies often have philanthropy ingrained in their brands’ DNA. Given that, the industry is well positioned to play a lead role in helping society address many of the problems facing the world today.

The month of December, with its focus on family, community and giving, presents an opportunity to highlight some of the nonprofit organizations that work with leaders in the hemp sector to help solve some of the pressing issues of our time. There are many organizations doing great work — below find a list of 10 organizations this writer has interacted with in some capacity over the years and identified as potentially worthy of your awareness, consideration and support in the coming year.

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7 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Any Hemp Seed

This article was contributed by the Global Hemp Association.

Interested in growing hemp next year? Here are the first seven questions you need to ask. They’ll give you the information you need to make an informed and profitable decision. The 2018 Farm Bill made industrial hemp legal under federal law. But your state hemp program interprets the federal guidelines. You can get a lot of helpful information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture website. Let’s dig into those questions.

Why Are You Growing Hemp?

That’s the first question. Is it because you see it as a crop more profitable than what you’re growing now? If so, have you sat down and crunched the numbers on potential hemp production versus other crops? You want to make sure that conclusion is correct. Have you thought of planting part of your acreage in hemp to get a feel for how it performs on your property.

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Hemp News Spotlight

Researchers: Hemp Can Absorb CO2 from the Atmosphere More than Twice as Effectively as Trees

Oregon State University Researchers Exploring Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids as a Treatment for Covid-19
By Forbes

USDA to Collect Data on Farmers Using Technology in Growing Hemp for 2022 Census of Agriculture
By Reuters

FDA Issues New Warning Letters to Companies Making CBD and Delta-8 THC Edibles
By Cannabis Legal Highlights

FDA’s Warning Letters Come Amid Calls for a Regulatory Pathway for Lawful Marketing of CBD
By Marijuana Moment

National Law Review: Manufacturers Must Carefully, Continuously Monitor FDA’s Position on Cannabinoids
By National Law Review

Utah to Seek Curbs on Delta-8 THC, Other Synthetics in Medical Marijuana Market
By MJBiz Daily

Regenerative Agriculture Nonprofit Kiss the Ground Appoints Former iHeart Radio Exec Evan Harrison as CEO
By Kiss the Ground

Longtime Colorado Hemp Advocate Caren Kershner: More Young People Are Embracing Hemp
By HempToday

How Molson Coors’ CBD Ambitions Got Blunted By Legal Uncertainty
By Tasting Table

Elixinol Wellness Eyes Access to Australia’s Largest Hemp Farmer Network With Acquisition of The Sustainable Nutrition Group
By Proactive

Meet the Best Little CBD Store in North Dakota
By Thrillist

How NatuEra’s CBD Smart Kiosks Help Dispensaries, Retailers Comply With California Regulations
By Vending Times

Can CBD Help With Arthritis in Seniors?
By Verywell Health

Hemp-Based Meat Alternative Maker Planet Based Foods Products Now Available in 700 Kroger Supermarkets in the Western U.S.
By Drug Store News

Hemp-Based Cooking Bags Can Reduce Toxic Fumes, Improve Fuel Efficiency
By Cannabis Health News

Hempacco, Sonora Paper Co. Joint Venture to Manufacture Hemp Paper Smoking Products for Cannabis Industry
By Seeking Alpha

Interior Designer Reveals How She Majorly Upgraded Her Home With Hemp Insulation
By The Cool Down

Fire in Oregon’s Grass Valley Leads to Total Loss of Hemp Processing Plant
By Oregon Public Broadcasting

Costa Rica’s Agriculture Ministry Authorizes First Business to Grow and Process Hemp in Country
By HempToday

German Entrepreneur Seeks to Develop Plant-Based Faux Leather from Hemp
By DW Global Media

Israel-Based Cannible Hemp Food Company Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Eshbal Functional Foods
By Yahoo News 

Poland’s Medical Cannabis & Hemp Industry Could Flourish as Neighboring Countries Seek Legalization
By Business Cann

Thailand’s Health Minister Reassures Draft Bill Will Control Cannabis and Hemp
By Pattaya Mail

U.K.-Based Printer, The Liquorice Press, Creates High-End Product Packaging With 100% Hemp Paper
By People of Print

CBD Skincare Market Looks to Grow 8x by 2029
By New Frontier Data

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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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