Benzinga Brings Big Energy to Chicago Cannabis Conference
By Morris Beegle
The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference took place in Chicago on Sept. 13-14. It was my first time attending this event, and I have to say I was very impressed overall with the quality of the venue, the speakers, the programming topics, the sponsors and attending companies, and the general vibe and energy of the show. Attendance was strong and I got to meet a lot of new people throughout the cannabis space.
While Let’s Talk Hemp focuses primarily on the industrial and nutritional hemp markets, we do provide coverage to the sister side of the cannabis plant that is medical and recreational marijuana. It’s all one plant, with literally thousands of potential applications that can have tremendous positive impact and benefits on society and the environment if regulated properly and given the right opportunity.
Hemp Scores 2 Grants in USDA Climate Smart Commodities Awards
By Jean Lotus, PanXchange
The United States Department of Agriculture included two significant hemp projects, one tied to carbon sequestration, in the first list of $3.5 billion Climate Smart Commodities grants announced Wednesday by Secretary Tom Vilsack.
The projects help develop and market climate-smart commodities, giving a voluntary, market-driven boost to commodity crops that are sustainably produced, Vilsack said.
Hemp News Spotlight
Key Lawmaker Co-Sponsors H.R. 841 Bill to Legalize Hemp-Derived CBD in Dietary Supplements
By Natural Products Insider
Department of Defense Prohibited Substances: Marijuana, CBD and Hemp
By U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Podcast: Hemp Building Association Under New Leadership
By Lancaster Farming
Can You Buy Cannabis Products With Food Stamps?
By Go Banking Rates
California May Apply Prop. 65 Warning to Hemp
By Natural Products Insider
Chitiva Cafe in Chicago’s Wicker Park to Serve Up THC Products Derived from Hemp
By Block Club Chicago
Colorado Hemp Honey Launches Mushroom Complex Blend
By Pet Business
Hemp Processing Company Closes on Historic Vermont Marble Company Building
By The Rutland Herald
Is a Kansas Hemp Processing Business Model a Blueprint for the Future of U.S. Hemp?
By Ag Web Farm Journal
Hemp Crop Struggling in Texas During One of the Driest Years on Record
By The Texas Tribune
Costa Rica’s Hemp Licenses Will Be Free
Naturally Informed: Stress & Mental Wellness: Mastering the Market, Sept. 20-22, 2022, Virtual Event, Registration is Free, Presented by the Supplement Advisory Group
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“It was great to see you during the Southern Hemp Expo. Are you curious about working with the hemp team at First Citizens Bank? We’d love to connect and share more about our roster of financial services that are tailored to your industry.” — Hemp Team at First Citizens Bank
First Citizens Bank offers solutions for the hemp industry including:
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Contact a hemp banking specialist to discover how we can help your business thrive at every stage.
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 https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
HB 0715 and SB 0694 are companion bills that allow the transportation of hemp concentrate up to 0.5% THC for the purpose of reconstitution into hemp products with a legal amount of THC. Even if you do not hail from Tennessee, please share this page with your friends, colleagues, customers, and social media contacts in the Volunteer State. Help us build our Hemp Supporter armies to assist us in these battles, which have a national impact.
Nakło Foundation is serving as a safe haven for families forced out of their home country due to the war in Ukraine. Your donation goes to help cover the costs associated with our hosting of mothers and children, as men between the ages of 18-60 must stay in the country to support the war effort.
The world is ready for hemp fiber products, and we all know it! But the CEOs, the manufacturers, the research and development teams, and the “big dogs” at the heads of companies need to see numbers supporting this if they are going to invest in innovative hemp products. Please help the advancement of hemp fiber within the hygiene and period care industry by filling out this survey, offered by Trace Femcare, Inc., making the first hemp and regenerative Climate Beneficial (TM) cotton tampon. Your voice matters! Let’s heal the earth and our bodies! Love– the team at Trace.
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