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.”
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.
Hemp News Spotlight
Topical CBD Products Outpace Sales of Edibles, Says Food Marketing Institute
By Winsight Grocery Business
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
Low-Tech But Effective “Mother Shucker” Tool Speeds Up Hemp Harvest
By Honest Pharm Co.
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.
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Episode 1049 with Morris Beegle
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