CBD Makes the Big Leagues: MLB, Charlotte’s Web Strike Groundbreaking $30.5M Sponsorship Deal
By Steven Hoffman
In a first for a major U.S. professional sports league, Major League Baseball (MLB) and leading hemp-derived CBD brand Charlotte’s Web (OTCQX: CWBHF) on Oct. 12, 2022, jointly announced a $30.5 million, exclusive three-year strategic partnership making Colorado-based Charlotte’s Web the “Official CBD of Major League Baseball,” the company said.
As part of the sponsorship agreement, MLB will promote products from Charlotte’s Web to an estimated 180 million baseball fans, including during games, on its social media platforms, on the MLB Network, on streaming digital channels, and during post-season games including the World Series.
Brightfield Group Harvests Data on Cannabis, CBD to Help Industry Players Grow
By Elizabeth Lunt
Bethany Gomez of the Chicago-based consumer insights company Brightfield Group observes that the cannabis industry, and particularly the hemp-derived cannabinoid sector, is wild, crazy and ever-emerging.
“It’s a living, breathing thing – the only constant is change,” said Gomez, Brightfield’s co-founder and managing director. Brightfield was founded in 2015 to address the scarcity of data in the rapidly growing cannabis industry.
Hemp News Spotlight
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National Hispanic Cannabis Council to Latino Community: ‘Let’s Get You Involved in This New Economy‘
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By Project CBD
The Rise of Minor Cannabinoids Sets New Market Trends
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Could Hemp Oil Be the Secret to Long Hair?
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Hemp Coffee and Tea Brand Elev8 to Be Acquired by Apple Rush
By Market Screener
Texas-Based Santte Foods Expands Into the CBD Cookie and Snack Market
By Baking Business
Hempwood Named Agribusiness of the Year by Hutson School of Agriculture
By The Murray Ledger
Hemp Fiber in High Demand as U.S. Builders Use More Hempcrete
By Alberta Farmer
Bast Fibre Tech Secures Strategic Investment from Ahlström Capital
By Innovation in Textiles
Native Leaf Launches Line of Hemp Leaf Wraps
Colorado Dept. of Ag Launches Grant Program to Support Next Generation of Agriculture Leaders
By Colorado Department of Agriculture
UK-Based Chill Brands Pilots CBD Brands in Select Dispensaries in the U.S.
By The London Stock Exchange
National Hemp Industry Research Needs Workshop, Online Interactive Workshop Hosted by Oregon State University, Nov. 15, 2022
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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 https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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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