Joy Beckerman, regulatory officer and industry liaison with Elixinol, a subsidiary of Elixinol Global (ASX:EXL,OTCQX:ELLXF), believes consumers feel more comfortable buying hemp products from established national retailers in the US.

Beckerman spoke at the recent MJBizConINT’L event in Toronto about the rampant hemp market in the country. Beckerman told the Investing News Network that the hemp market holds a lot of potential in the US, but critical infrastructure is needed.

The expert spoke at the event about the policy surrounding hemp and hemp-derived CBD products currently available in the US.


US Election 2020 and Cannabis

 
Investing in cannabis? Read what experts have to say about cannabis and the US Election!
 

“People are learning about hemp’s potential in industrial applications and for nutritional aspects based on the hemp extract,” Beckerman said.

She spoke candidly about the potential hemp holds, in her opinion, beyond its current uses.

Late in 2018, US President Donald Trump signed the 2018 edition of the farm bill, which ended illegal status for hemp and its derivatives under federal law.

This move opened the floodgates to a variety of now-legal hemp products, and acceptance of these products has reached the point that national retailers are launching sales of hemp products from producing companies.

Listen to the interview above to hear the rest of Beckerman’s comments from the cannabis event.

Don’t forget to look for the rest of our coverage of MJBizConINT’L, with exclusive interviews and more insights from the show. You can also follow us @INN_Cannabis for real-time news updates!

Securities Disclosure: I, Bryan Mc Govern, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.

Editorial Disclosure: The Investing News Network does not guarantee the accuracy or thoroughness of the information reported in the interviews it conducts. The opinions expressed in these interviews do not reflect the opinions of the Investing News Network and do not constitute investment advice. All readers are encouraged to perform their own due diligence.


US Election 2020 and Cannabis

 
Investing in cannabis? Read what experts have to say about cannabis and the US Election!
 

Strong Innovation Pipeline Continues to Drive Market Share Growth
Broken Coast’s First Foray into Cannabis 2.0
Solei Introduces First Limited Release Vape on the Market
Solei, RIFF, Good Supply and B!NGO Expand Product Offerings

Aphria Inc. (” Aphria ” or the ” Company “) ( TSX: APHA and NASDAQ: APHA ), a leading global cannabis company inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life, today announced the expansion of its 510 Vape offering across its award-winning adult-use brand portfolio.

Keep reading... Show less

Zhang Investor Law announces a class action lawsuit on behalf of shareholders who bought shares of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) between February 13, 2020 and September 4, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”). If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court before the December 1 2020 DEADLINE . A lead plaintiff is a representative party acting on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation.

To join the class action, go to http://zhanginvestorlaw.com/join-action-form/?slug=aurora-cannabis-inc&id=2437 or call Sophie Zhang, Esq. toll-free at 800-991-3756 or email info@zhanginvestorlaw.com for information on the class action.

Keep reading... Show less

Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. (CSE: OILS) (OTCQB: OILFF) (“Nextleaf Solutions“, “OILS”, or the “Company”), Canada’s most innovative cannabis extractor, is pleased to provide the following commercial and intellectual property update:

Cannabis Extraction Agreement with White Label Producer

Keep reading... Show less

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (“ Khiron ” or, the “ Company ”) (TSXV: KHRN), (OTCQB: KHRNF), (Frankfurt: A2JMZC), a vertically integrated cannabis leader with core operations in Latin America and Europe, is pleased to announce that it has closed today its previously announced “bought deal” short form prospectus offering of units (“ Unit s ”), including the exercise in full of the over-allotment option (the “ Offering ”).

Keep reading... Show less

Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON) (“Cronos Group” or the “Company”), an innovative global cannabinoid company, today announced that Mike Gorenstein, Executive Chairman, is scheduled to speak on a panel at the Cowen 2020 Boston Cannabis Conference on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 9:20 a.m. EST.

For more information regarding the Cowen 2020 Boston Cannabis Conference please visit: https://www.cowen.com/conferences-and-events/3rd-annual-boston-cannabis-conference/

Keep reading... Show less