PA-based BioPhil Natural Fibers Expanding to Meet Hemp Consumer Demand
By Jean Lotus
The hemp supply chain for textile and grain has 99 problems, but a lack of consumer demand isn’t one of them, says longtime North Carolina hemp advocate and grower David Camby of Pennsylvania-based BioPhil Natural Fibers.
“Supposedly farmers say they’re not going to start growing until there’s demand,” Camby told Let’s Talk Hemp. “But there’s a huge demand. We get calls every day from people wanting [textile-quality] hemp fiber.”
NoCo Hemp Expo, Let’s Talk Hemp Partner in Upcoming CannibiSalud Business & Investment Summit Exploring Future of Hemp and Cannabis in Mexico
By Elaine Lipson
Explore the future for hemp and cannabis in Mexico at the charter CannibiSalud Business & Investment Summit, coming up November 18–20, 2021 in Cancún. Let’s Talk Hemp and NoCo Hemp Expo are partners in the three-day event developed by the creators behind Mexico’s leading medical cannabis conference.
The conference will focus on business and investment opportunities emerging from the industrial, medical, and recreational cannabis industry in Mexico, the newest and largest legalized market. CannabiSalud will be held at the Hotel Atelier Playa Mujeres in Cancun, an all-inclusive resort hotel.
Hemp News Spotlight
2 Dead After Explosive Fire at Suspected Hemp Lab
By Los Angeles Times
Charlotte’s Web Adds Hemp-Based Dog Treats for Skin Care
By Pet Food Processing
Hemp: The Next Disruptor in Construction After Wood?
By Architect Magazine
Farmers Pull Hemp Millstone Artifact from Pennsylvania Creek
By Lancaster Farming
Hemp Bedding Released for Fall
By Men’s Journal
How Mitch McConnell Accidentally Created An Unregulated THC Market
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Save Ti & His 329 Rights
If you or a loved one are a medical cannabis patient, this affects you. Ti is an autistic 15 year old who was abruptly removed from his mother/medical caregiver on June 3, 2021 by Child Welfare Services in Hawaii. This GoFundMe has been set up to pay for his legal fees needed to promptly dismiss the CWS case and enforce their civil and medical rights to have access to his medical professionals to participate in providing for his medical needs. Any donation no matter how big or small means we are that much closer to getting Ti back.
Support H.R. 841, The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act
In September 2020, U.S. Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA) introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act – a bill which would provide a clear legal pathway for the sale of hemp extracts like CBD, while ensuring that products must comply with the rigorous regulatory framework existing for dietary supplements. The bill garnered broad bi-partisan support. On Feb. 7, 2021, Reps. Schrader and Griffith and 17 of their colleagues reintroduced the bill as H.R. 841. Support passage of the bill here.
Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Our Troops’ Access to CBD
On July 20, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to allow service members to use products containing hemp, including CBD. Unfortunately, the amendment was not included in the Senate’s version of the NDAA, which passed on July 23, and was not included in the final bill. However, as a new Congress meets this year, they are hoping for another hearing. Learn more.
Sign the 1% Hemp Petition
The 2018 Farm Bill authorized hemp production but used an outdated definition of hemp that does not work for farmers or the hemp industry. The current definition limiting hemp to 0.3% THC has proven unworkable, forcing many farmers to destroy their crops. Congress must change the definition of hemp to allow up to 1% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) so that farmers can grow hemp without fearing that they will later have to destroy them. Add your name to the Vote Hemp petition urging Congress to redefine hemp as up to 1% THC.
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