Influencing the Influencers: Hemp and CBD Leaders Educate Top Social Media Influencers at ShiftCon Eco-Wellness EventIs Hemp Paleo? Ancient History Suggests Yes.
By Heather Collins, Contributing Writer By Morris Beegle and Steven Hoffman
As the hemp and CBD industry continues to adapt to a socially distanced marketplace, so does the digital playbook in reaching new and existing customers. That’s why now more than ever social media influencers are key in educating, sharing, promoting and recommending brands to followers.
Hemp leaders will take the virtual stage this week and talk all things hemp with nationally known social media influencers at ShiftCon, the leading eco-wellness social media influencer conference focusing on food, wellness, health and sustainability. Surely to be a lively conversation, panelists will address how “All CBD is Not Created Equal: What Influencers Need to Know about this Growing Industry,” on Friday, October 9, 2020, 12:10 pm – 1:10 pm EDT.
Boulder Creek Technologies Keeps Rockin’ During Pandemic
By Heather Collins, Contributing Writer
You never know where life will take you. One minute you’re a music executive representing famous rock bands like Sublime and Blink 182 in California, and the next, you’re co-creating a hemp extraction equipment company in Colorado. That’s how Rick Bonde ended up becoming the CEO and Co-founder of Boulder Creek Technologies, a leading hemp technology company that creates full-spectrum, solvent-free extraction solutions.
“My cousin called me last year and said, ‘I’ve got a great idea on how we can help the hemp industry be more eco-conscious and efficient,’” recalls Rick. “Right away, I asked, ‘When can we start?’ I’ve been involved in the cannabis industry and have been using CBD products for some time. That’s when I transferred my company over and left the music industry for the hemp and CBD community.”
USDA Hemp Pilot Program Extended
By Hemp Gazette
Julie Lerner of PanXchange, Robert Davidson of CURE Pharmaceutical Named to HIA Board
By Hemp Industries Association
Victory Hemp Foods Welcomes Financial Veteran Nathan Kuchta as New CFO
By Victory Hemp Foods
Cannabinoid Anxiety Relief Education Study (CARES) Will Explore CBD and Cannabis Efficacy for Anxiety Aggravated by Covid-19
By Wholistic Research & Education Foundation
How Old Do You Have to Be to Buy CBD?
The House that Hemp Built: Carpenter Puts Carbon-negative Hempcrete to the Test
By Daily Hampshire Gazette
New York Farm Offering Hemp Tours, Planning U-pick Fields in 2021
By Big Frog 104, Marcy, NY
Comment Period for USDA Hemp Program Reopened: Submit by 10.8.20
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is providing an additional thirty (30) days for public comments on the interim final rule (IFR) that established the Domestic Hemp Production Program on October 31, 2019.
Comment Period for DEA Interim Final Rule: Submit by 10.20.20
The purpose of this interim final rule is to codify in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations the statutory amendments to the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) made by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (AIA), regarding the scope of regulatory controls over marihuana, tetrahydrocannabinols, and other marihuana-related constituents.
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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