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Newsletter – September 16, 2020

Lets Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – September 16, 2020

National Premiere of KISS THE GROUND Documentary Signifies Hemp’s Role in Regenerative Agriculture, Climate Change

By Heather Collins, Contributing Writer 

As wildfires ravage the West, unseasonal snowstorms blanket the Rocky Mountains, and hurricanes pound the South, people everywhere are talking about climate change. 

Faced with the reality of a global crisis, hemp industry executives, Hollywood filmmakers, actors, farmers, celebrities, and business leaders collaborated and created KISS THE GROUND. This new full-length groundbreaking documentary gets to the root of the problem, with the solution located right under our feet.

read full article here
Kiss the Ground

It’s Hemp vs. the DEA…Again!

By Steven Hoffman

When Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill, it included historic legislation that legalized the production and sale of industrial hemp in the U.S. for the first time in more than 80 years. In doing so, it removed the DEA’s (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration) decades-long adversarial jurisdiction over the crop.

Unfortunately, reported the U.S. Hemp Roundtable on September 14, “DEA has stuck its nose back under the hemp tent.”

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Martha Stewart Launches CBD Line with Canopy Growth in “Gourmet Flavors”
By New York Post Page Six

Four Leading Dietary Supplement Associations Applaud Congressional Bill HR 8179 to Allow the Sale of Hemp-derived CBD Products
By Business Wire

Spotting the Hackers of Hemp: Organic Eye Releases Downloadable Report on the Value of Certified Organic CBD Products
By Organic Eye

While Charlotte’s Web 2nd Quarter Sales Drop Disappointed Investors, D2C Sales Jumped Over 33%
By Charlotte’s Web Holdings

Nutiva, RE Botanicals Founder John Roulac on the Power and Promise of Regenerative Agriculture
By Honeysuckle Magazine

University College London Researchers Find CBD Can Improve Memory Function
By The Journal of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pathology

Houston’s Long-awaited Amsterdam Coffee Co. to Serve Up CBD Infused Coffee, Tea, Snacks and More
By Eater Houston

New York’s Hemp/CBD Industry “Begs” Governor Cuomo to Issue Rules So It Can Get to Work

Hemp-derived CBD: Could It Be the Solution to the Veteran Suicide Epidemic?
By The Vape Report

Public Television’s TV Series “Behind the Scenes” to Feature Episode on Hemp-CBD
By The Fence Post

Canadian Health Food Association Estimates CBD Market Could Be US$1.9 Billion in Canada, if Regulated Like Other Dietary Supplements
By The Canadian Health Food Association

The Japanese Hemp, CBD and Cannabis Landscape
By Medical Cannabis Network/Health Europa


9th International Hemp Building Symposium Virtual Tours of International Projects, Sept. 15-16, 2020

The Bloom of Hemp: Emerging Opportunities in Food, Wellness and Personal Care, Webinar Presented by EcoFibre, Oct. 1, 2020, 11:00 am – Noon EDT

Advancing Industrial Hemp 2020 Virtual Event, Presented by Acres, USA, Oct. 5, 2020

WAFBA – We Are for Better Alternatives – Virtual Conference & Trade Show, Presented by NoCo Hemp Expo and Let’s Talk Hemp, Jan. 11-13, 2021; Details Coming Soon

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

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

Hemp Opportunity Report
NoCo Hemp Expo - Denver, Colorado
Silver Mountain Hemp Guitars

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WhatCannaRadio Podcast
Part One with Morris Beegle

Morris in Hemp Field

Morris Beegle, President & CEO of Colorado Hemp Company and WAFBA, joins this podcast to discuss how his experience in the music industry has allowed him to build the world’s largest hemp trade show, known as NoCo Hemp Expo, and develop hemp apparel and paper products.

Morris talks about how the hemp space has gone from a focus on fiber, before CBD was well known, and back to fiber, as the CBD bubble is popping. His goals are around growing the hemp manufacturing supply chain in the US by starting with the products, then working his way back to the plant. Such as his company Tree Free Hemp, which currently imports it’s pulp, though is working to build out a large enough source here in the US.

Join WhatCannaRadio as they discuss the future of US Hemp with Morris Beegle.

Check out part two of the episode here, and watch out for part three coming later this week.

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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Editor: Steven Hoffman
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Contributor: Heather Collins
Financial Officer: Lori Buderus
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