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Newsletter – October 28, 2020

Newsletter October 2020


Newsletter – October 28, 2020

Bipartisan Support Builds to Legalize the Sale of Hemp-derived CBD in Dietary Supplements

By Steven Hoffman

Legislation is advancing that potentially bodes well for sellers of dietary supplements made with hemp-derived CBD. 

According to reports from the U.S. Hemp Roundtable, 18 members of Congress have signed on in support of a bill introduced in September in the U.S. House of Representatives that would “make hemp, cannabidiol derived from hemp, and any other ingredient derived from hemp lawful for use under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act as a dietary ingredient in a dietary supplement, and for other purposes.”

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Hemp Derived CBD

From the Boxing Ring to the Hemp Mill: How One Entrepreneur is Rolling with the Punches to Reinvigorate the Hemp Textile Industry by Creating Safer Products for Athletes

By Heather Collins

Madison Sexton, CEO, and Founder of North Carolina-based Hem Mills, a hemp-focused textile manufacturer, doesn’t mind that she has been burning the midnight oil at her new business venture for the past eighteen months. Sexton admits she has been putting in extra late-night hours because of her passion for hemp and its potential to revitalize the industrial textile industry. As a result, she has created various breakthrough products utilizing hemp, one of which centers on her other passion – the sport of boxing.

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CEO of Hemp Mills

Hemp News Spotlight

European Parliament Votes to Raise the THC Limit in Industrial Hemp from 0.2% to 0.3%
By HempToday

Topical CBD Products Outpace Sales of Edibles, Says Food Marketing Institute
By Winsight Grocery Business

Research Finds Older Adults Using Cannabis to Treat Common Health Conditions
By Science Daily

Robert Hoban: There’s Still a Reason to Be Hyped about Industrial Hemp
By Forbes

Kentucky Becomes the Latest State to Explicitly Permit Sales of Ingestible CBD
By Hemp Grower

New York Releases CBD Regulations; Public Comments Open Until Jan. 11, 2021
By Cannabis Wire

Colorado Governor Jared Polis Talks Legal Cannabis
By High Times

Overview of State CBD and Hemp Regulation Since the 2018 Farm Bill
By Cannabis Industry Journal

The Future of Cannabis Conferences
By Green Market Report

Will Carr’s Genesee Nutrition CBD Protein Bars to Compete in Entrepreneurial Pitch Slam
By New Hope Network

Low-Tech But Effective “Mother Shucker” Tool Speeds Up Hemp Harvest
By Honest Pharm Co.

Mushroom Balls Release Mycelium to Help Sequester Carbon in Lawns, Landscapes
By Fast Company

Australia-based Ecofibre’s U.S. Holdings, Hemp Black and Ananda Health, Provide Solid Performance in FY2020
By The Motley Fool

Supermarket Chain Aldi’s New 100% Hemp Bed Sheets in High Demand in Australia
By Dope Magazine


16th Annual Naturally Boulder Pitch Slam and Autumn Awards, Oct. 29, Virtual Event

The Regenerative Earth Summit, Oct. 29-30, Virtual Event

Conversations in Cabo: A Casual Meetup to Discuss the Current State and Future Opportunities in the Hemp and Cannabis Industries, Nov. 20-21, 2020, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

NoCo Hemp Expo – NoCo7, March 25-27, 2021, National Western Complex, Denver, CO

Southern Hemp Expo, Aug. 20-21, 2021, Nashville, TN


Help Urge Support for H.R. 8179, The Hemp and Hemp-derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020, U.S. Hemp Roundtable Action Alert
Hemp Supporters, there’s never been a more urgent opportunity to support CBD on Capitol Hill. If passed, H.R. 8179 would ensure that hemp-derived CBD, and other non-intoxicating hemp ingredients, could be lawfully marketed as dietary supplements.

Help Hemp Farmer Debra White Plume in Her Fight Against Cancer
Many in the hemp community have inquired about the status of Debra White Plume’s health. Doctors discovered a mass on Debra’s lung along with several in her abdomen. Due to the seriousness of this discovery, doctors have decided to begin chemo therapy and radiation. Donations for Debra’s medical bills are now being accepted. We all continue to be encouraged by the prayers and warm thoughts coming in from around the world.

The Polls are Open – Vote Now and Make Your Voice Heard!
The Presidential Election is underway. Voting for the election closes on November 3rd, so please visit your local voting center or designated ballot drop box location to make your vote count, as voting by mail is not guaranteed with only six days remaining. Visit here for a guide to your local & national elections and voting rights.

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NoCo Hemp Expo - Denver, Colorado
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