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Newsletter – October 5, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – October 5, 2022

National Hemp Association Educates on Industrial Hemp at United Nations

By Geoff Whaling

While working on the home front to push every button available to advance our fiber and grain hemp exemption legislation into the starting gate before the midterm elections, and while preparing for deliberations on the 2023 Farm Bill that will get into high gear come the new congressional session in January, the NHA turned its attention to five major events happening in the same week in September.

In addition to hosting a delegation from Honduras in Texas, we attended the annual United Nations General Assembly events that we had been planning. For those who have not seen the report, this high-security week could not have been more hectic. Yet in typical New York fashion — bigger is better — UNGA overlapped with Climate Week NYC events and satellite conferences. It was a madhouse. World leaders, activists, corporate CEOs, NGOs, celebrities, politicians and heads of UN, NATO, EU and Commonwealth agencies, each with their own security team, all descended on that little, already hectic island known as Manhattan!

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Left to right: Angel Suazo, president, Asociación Nacional Hondureña del Cáñamo; Efrain Figueroa, Honduran commissioner of telecommunications/vice president of Honduran National Hemp Association; Lucas Evans, E3 Ag.; Honduran Congressman Wilfredo Sabio (Partido Libertad y Refundación); Honduran Congressman Gustavo Gonzalez (Partido Nacional); and Angel Suazo Sr.
Left to right: Angel Suazo, president, Asociación Nacional Hondureña del Cáñamo; Efrain Figueroa, Honduran commissioner of telecommunications/vice president of Honduran National Hemp Association; Lucas Evans, E3 Ag.; Honduran Congressman Wilfredo Sabio (Partido Libertad y Refundación); Honduran Congressman Gustavo Gonzalez (Partido Nacional); and Angel Suazo Sr.

Hemp News Spotlight

Lawmakers Keep Pressing FDA on CBD Regulations
By Natural Products Insider

Canada Warns Hockey Players Competing in Russia to Leave; Cites Brittney Griner Case to Players Who Use CBD, Cannabis
By High Times

Air Force and Space Force Offer Second Chance to Applicants Who Test Positive for THC
By Air Force Times

Study Shows Medical Cannabis Is Safe, Well Tolerated and Associated With Clinically Meaningful Reductions in Pain Among Older Adults
By Journal of Cannabis Research

SEC Charges Eight in Cannabis Stock Promotion Scheme
By Green Market Report

PanXchange Commentary: Support the ‘Value the Seed’ Certified Hempseed Campaign
By PanXchange

CBD-Based Bioplastics Could One Day Be Used in Medical Implants, Food Wrappers and More
By Phys.Org

Industrial Hemp as an Energy Source?
By Lancaster Farming

Trends and Products: CBD Pet Wellness
By Pet Age

Hemp Building Company’s ‘Hemplime’ Insulation Among Top 10 ‘Coolest Things Made in Colorado’ Finalists
By Colorado Chamber of Commerce

Your Ecological House: Hemp and the Future of Forests
By The Albany Democrat-Herald

Tiny Hemp Homes Could Cut Housing Costs for First-Time Home Buyers
By Thred

Black-Owned All Things Hemp Store Named to Oakland Magazine’s ‘Best of’ Gift Shops
By Oakland Magazine

Lessons From a Complete Hemp Harvest
By Cannabis Business Times

Western North Carolina’s Hemp Industry Worries About ‘Legal Gray Area
By The Mountain Xpress

Cannthropology: Hemp Has Been Responsible for Driving Humanity’s Progress for Millennia
By Leaf Magazines

New Book Explores Traditional and Commercial Production in Hemp Weaving and Textiles 
By MJLink

NY Fashion Brand INTUITUS Introduces Hemp Blend Casual Wear as Part of Sustainability Goal
By Stupid Dope

Generation Hemp Bridges Gap Between Hemp Farming and End Users as the Largest Processor in the U.S.
By ProActive

California-Based Cartel Blue to Launch Non-Nicotine, Hand-Rolled Hemp Cigars
By Digital Journal

Idaho to Enforce Ban on Hemp-Derived Ingredients in Animal Feed, Pet Food and Supplements Beginning November 1
By Meat & Poultry

Milwaukee Company, RA!, Produces CBD Locally and Organically
By The Shepherd Express

USDA Reports on Opportunities for U.S. Industrial Hemp Producers in the European Market
By Benzinga

Australian Fashion Company Afends Strives to Be First in Country to Produce Its Own Hemp Fiber
By Ragtrader

Irish Hemp Clothing Brand Firkail Finds Success in E-Commerce Market
By The Irish Examiner

London-Based Men’s Grooming Products Company BeardGang Features Hemp for Beard Health
By Digital Journal

Japanese Health Officials Propose Revision of Law to Allow Import of Medical Cannabis, CBD
By NUG Magazine

9th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo
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Cultiva Hanfexpo, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 7-9, 2022

10th International Hemp Building Symposium, Oct. 11-12, 2022, Lacapelle Marival, France, produced by the International Hemp Building Association

Asia International Hemp & Cannabis Expo 2022, Nov. 30 — Dec. 3, 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

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-sq.-ft. 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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