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Newsletter – September 28, 2022

Let's Talk Hemp Newsletter


Newsletter – September 28, 2022

U.S. Hemp Roundtable Advances Agenda With Congressional Leaders

U.S. Hemp Roundtable members met in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 22 with members of Congress, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. McConnell’s wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, also attended a dinner with U.S. Hemp Roundtable members and lawmakers

Attendees said the Lobby Day meetings were fruitful, with a lively brainstorming session about potential legislative initiatives. The U.S. Hemp Roundtable reported that Roundtable members discussed easing regulatory burdens on hemp farmers in the 2023 Farm Bill, as well as the regulation of CBD in food. McConnell has long supported the hemp industry, given Kentucky’s significant agricultural sector.

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US Hemp Roundtable
Left to right: Jonathan Miller of Frost Brown Todd, who serves as general counsel to the U.S. Hemp Roundtable; U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Jennifer Barber of Frost Brown Todd; former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; and Russell Coleman of Frost Brown Todd, who serves as ethics counsel to the U.S. Hemp Roundtable.

Hemp News Spotlight

Proposed Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA) Would Boost THC Threshold, But Falls Short of Global Trend to 1.0%
By HempToday

Hempcrete Approved for U.S. Residential Building Codes
By HempBuild Magazine

Hemp Farming Faces a Crossroads in United States
By Advantage News

USDA Grants Funding to HempWood, Cedar Meadow Farm for Hemp Climate Smart Projects
By Lancaster Farming

CBD May Offer Health Benefits for Postmenopause, Research Shows
By Healthline

In Praise of Dopamine: An Endocannabinoid Story
By Project CBD

CBD, THC Ingredients In Demand for Beverage Formulations
By Beverage Industry

NASCAR Approves Driver Natalie Decker’s Partnership with Hemp-Derived Diesel Beverages
By Speedway Digest

Miami Hip Hop Mogul Rick Ross Partners with Hempacco on Hemp Hop Smokables Cigarettes
By HipHopDX

Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Launches CBD Skincare Line
By Nylon

Todos Medical $50 Million Contract with Nerd Hemp Will Distribute CBD Products in Automated Retail Machines Across the U.S.
By Proactive Investors

Love Hemp Reports on Corporate Progress; Hires New CFO
By Business Cann

Rumpl Launches Organic Hemp-Cotton Blanket Collection in Time for Winter
By Daily Beast

SeaVees x Jungmaven Team Up on Hemp Sneakers
By Cool Material

Certified Organic Acres in the U.S. Declined in 2022
By Food Business News

Illinois Colleges and Universities Offer Cannabis Courses as Sales of Marijuana and Hemp Products Grow
By Chicago Sun-Times

Minnesota’s Hemp-Derived THC Legalization Puts Workplace Drug Testing in Limbo
By Bloomberg Law

Missouri: Cultivating a Hemp Niche
By The News Tribune 

New York Approves Regs for Home-Grown Medical Marijuana; Tweaks Hemp Rules

Oregon State University Study Finds Hemp Byproducts Are Suitable for Lamb Diets
By The Corvallis Advocate

Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Seeking Reelection, Touts ‘Compassionate Cannabis
By The Texas Standard

Danish Supermodel Helena Christensen Announced as Face of CBD Skincare Brand
By Women’s Health

South Korea Opens CBD Training Academy With KRTL International Corp. and ICANN Ventures
By Globe Newswire 

Mexico City-Based CBD Brand, Xula, Targets Women’s Health
By Bloomberg News

U.K.-Based Cannaray Brands/Love CBD Health Plans to List on London Stock Exchange After Reverse Merger With Cellular Goods
By The Grocer

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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