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An Environmental Saviour? Exploring the Sustainability Credentials of Hemp

Mike Morgan-Giles, CEO of the Cannabis Industry Council and Jamie Bartley, CEO of the Unyte Group, discuss improving human and planetary health through hemp.




On the latest episode of The Cannabis Conversation, we speak with Mike Morgan-Giles from the Cannabis Industry Council and Jamie Bartley from the Unyte Group.

Together, we explore some of the environmental credentials of hemp and in which sectors hemp can play a sustainable role — alongside exploring the challenges that exist around hemp’s wider adoption and some of the practical changes needed to promote this.

The Cannabis Conversation is sponsored by Lumino – a boutique HR and Recruitment Agency specialising in building high performance teams for the European Cannabis Industry. They work in three main verticals: Commercial, Medical and Plant Facing.

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About Mike Morgan-Giles

Mike Morgan-Giles is the CEO of the Cannabis Industry Council. He is an experienced membership and third sector leader, having worked in various senior communications, public affairs, and marketing roles in two countries.

About Jamie Bartley

Jamie Bartley is the CEO of the Unyte Group and sits on the executive of the Cannabis Industry Council, Chairing the Hemp subgroup. His main focus is scaling the impacts that Hemp and Medicinal Cannabis can have on improving human and planetary health.

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About Anuj

I’m Anuj Desai – a lawyer and Head of Commercial Partnerships for Knowde Group – a life sciences CRO and strategic consultancy focused on plant based therapeutics and psychedelics

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