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February 23, 2021

Featured in Bake Magazine: CBD Baked Goods Hit the Mainstream

The Hemp Bakers and Hemp Synergistics were featured in this article from bake magazine, CBD Baked Goods Hit the Mainstream. Check it out on their website here. Bake Mag CBD…
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February 12, 2021

Featured in WJBF News: State police face ‘nightmare’ backlog in labs as hemp farming expands in SC

As South Carolina’s hemp farming program continues to grow, so does a backlog at the state’s crime lab. With this uptick in cases going to the crime lab there is…
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February 3, 2021

Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 5 Generation bakery adds special feel-good ingredient: CBD

Hemp Synergistics was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for National Hemp Week. The article discusses our partnership with 5 Generation Bakers to create our product line The Hemp Bakers. They…
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January 19, 2021

Featured in NutraIngredients: USDA Final Hemp Rule draws mixed reactions from industry stakeholders

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the final rule regulating the production of hemp in the United States — well over a year after publishing draft regulations. Read…
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January 14, 2021

Featured in BakingBusiness.com: 5 Generation Bakers partners to launch CBD baked foods line

MCKEES ROCKS, PA. — 5 Generation Bakers, the makers of Jenny Lee Swirl Bread, and Hemp Synergistics, a Leetsdale, Pa.-based biotech company specializing in hemp-based ingredients and consumer products, are…
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January 13, 2021

Featured in Bake Magazine: Five Generation Bakers teams with Pennsylvania hemp company for CBD baked goods line

Five Generation Bakers, the makers of Jenny Lee Swirl Bread, and Hemp Synergistics, a Pennsylvania biotech company specializing in hemp-based ingredients and consumer products, are partnering on the launch of a…
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January 12, 2021

Featured in Prepared Foods: 5 Generation Bakers Launches Hemp-Infused Baked Goods with Hemp Synergistics Powder

Hemp Synergistics and 5 Generation Bakers (5GB), maker of Jenny Lee Swirl Bread, has launched a CBD baked goods line called ​The Hemp Bakers​. Available online and soon in stores, the ready-to-eat…
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December 22, 2020

Hemp Synergistics’ TRU in Morning Cannabis by Politico Pro

Hemp Synergistics' TRU kit was featured in the August 2020 Morning Cannabis report by Politico Pro. Presented is the section wherein Hemp Synergistics was mentioned.
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December 14, 2020

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December 10, 2020

How to Make Your Holiday Baking Even More Special

  2020, due to the pandemic, has been a year where most of us have had to stay inside or limit our time outside as much as possible. For many…
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December 3, 2020

Featured in mg Magazine:

Lily+Rein The new female-focused line from Hemp Synergistics is geared toward first-time users. The collection includes Organic All Natural Soap (100mg CBD per bar), CBD Drops with Elderberry (33mg CBD…
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December 3, 2020

Featured in Times Of CBD: Hemp Synergistics Debuts Pure Synergistics and Lily + Rein Probiotics-Infused CBD Drinks

Hemp Synergistics, a leading biotechnology company with specific goals on creating intelligent hemp products, has declared plans to release two original consumer retail product lines. The two THC free products,…
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December 3, 2020

Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Fashion find of the week: Lily + Rein brings sophisticated approach to CBD bath-and-body products

Need some help relaxing? Allison Bentley hopes Lily + Rein — a new CBD-infused line of bath, body and wellness products — can help. Ms. Bentley launched the brand less…
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December 3, 2020

Featured in Global Cosmetics News: HEMP SYNERGISTICS DEBUTS TWO NEW CBD LINES

THE WHAT? Hemp Synergistics has announced the launch of two D2C CBD-based lines, Pure Synergistics and Lily + Rein, according to a report published by Bevnet. THE DETAILS The new…
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November 18, 2020

Featured in Pittsburgh Business Times: Hemp Synergistics partners with SDC Nutrition for exclusive distribution of latest hemp concentrate product

By Nate Doughty  – Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times Nov 18, 2020, 8:24am EST Hemp Synergistics LLC, a biotech and hemp products manufacturer located in Leetsdale, announced its recently developed powdered…
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November 5, 2020

Featured in BEVNET: New Hemp Synergistics Launches CBD Wellness Water with Probiotics

Hemp Synergistics, a biotech company dedicated to making intelligent hemp products, announced today the launch of two inaugural direct to consumer retail lines: Pure Synergistics and Lily + Rein, both…
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October 19, 2020

Hemp Synergistics launches new patent-pending CBD lines

Hemp Synergistics launches new patent-pending CBD lines 19-Oct-2020 By Danielle Masterson Hemp Synergistics, a biotech company that develops intelligent hemp products, recently announced the launch of Pure Synergistics and Lily…
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October 14, 2020

Featured in THCnet: Hemp Synergistics Launches 2 Direct-to-Consumer Retail Lines

PITTSBURGH -- Hemp Synergistics, a biotech company dedicated to making intelligent hemp products, announced today the launch of two inaugural direct to consumer retail lines: Pure Synergistics ​and ​Lily +…
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October 14, 2020

Hemp Synergistics doubles footprint with new long-term lease agreement in Leetsdale, announces $2 million seed funding raise

Pittsburgh-based Hemp Synergistics LLC, a biotech and hemp manufacturing company, announced it signed a long-term lease agreement on its Leetsdale RIDC complex with the Buncher Corp. in a deal that will more than double the manufacturer's…
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October 14, 2020

Hemp Synergistics launches first direct-to-consumer product lines aimed at CBD users and novices alike

Leetsdale-based Hemp Synergistics, a biotechnology company the extracts and manufacturers hemp products, announced the launch of its first two direct-to consumer retail lines of CBD products as well as a partnership with another company to create…
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October 9, 2020

Pennsylvania hemp industry remains uncertain as harvest approaches

Optimism remains Despite last year’s crash, Pennsylvania’s hemp newcomers still believe in the crop’s future. “It hasn’t even started yet,” said Russ Cersosimo, chief marketing officer of Hemp Synergistics in…
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October 5, 2020

Hemp Synergistics featured in Northern Connection Magazine

Hemp Synergistics was featured in Northern Connection Magazine! Check it out here!
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September 2, 2020

Hemp Synergistics partners with Purdue University Northwest to develop THC rapid test tool to distinguish hemp from cannabis in minutes

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July 23, 2020

Hemp Synergistics launches highly concentrated powdered hemp oil

Hemp Synergistics LLC (Pittsburgh,PA) has released a highly concentrated powdered hemp oil called Bio-Dri, which is specifically formulated with all-natural to give supplement manufacturers the ability to produce cannabinoid formulations…
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July 17, 2020

Hemp Synergistics announces launch of new hemp powder concentrate for consumer products

By Nate Doughty  – Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times Jul 8, 2020, 2:25pm EDT Hemp Synergistics LLC, a Wexford-based hemp biotechnology company, announced the launch of its newest product of a…
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May 7, 2020

Pennsylvania CBD wholesaler expands sales team with Zappos executive

Published April 20, 2020 in Hemp Industry Daily A CBD and terpene wholesaler in Pennsylvania has hired a former Zappos executive as part of a drive to expand its management team…
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April 1, 2020

Hemp Synergistics CEO, Daniel Kohler, “Our objective is aligning with premier brands… they’ve been based on high standards of quality, and they share and embrace the same standards that we do at Hemp Synergistics.”

Daniel Kohler, chief executive officer of Hemp Synergistics, Wexford, Pa., said, “I embrace the FDA and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) from a labeling standpoint because we were built to…
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January 17, 2020

Hemp Synergistics Hires Daniel Kohler as CEO

Kohler brings global business acumen to B2B-exclusive wholesale CBD formulations laboratory
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January 13, 2020

Biotech Start-Up to Solve Cannabis Industry’s Problem of Inconsistent Formulations of CBD Products

Hemp Synergistics Is Opening the Nation’s First Hemp Extraction Laboratory Capable of Producing 100% THC-Compliant CBD and Custom Formulations for Global Enterprises
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January 13, 2020

Russ Cersosimo quoted in SFWB

Russ Cersosimo was quoted in the January 2020 issue of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine in the article Baking with Cannabis on pages 28 and 29. Read the article…
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January 7, 2020

Russ Cersosimo on Thinking Outside the Bud Podcast

Russ Cersisimo was a guest on the Thinking Outside the Bud podcast.
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January 4, 2020

20 predictions for 2020: Insiders handicap what’s ahead for the hemp sector

Hemp Industry Daily caught up with 20 insiders from across the hemp supply chain to find out not where the industry has been but where it’s going, and our co-founder…
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August 9, 2019

2018 Farm Bill Legalizes Hemp, but Obstacles to Sale of CBD Products Remain

Published on The National Law Review (http://www.natlawreview.com) Article By: Harold B. Hilborn Why would pharmacists, pharmacies or anyone else in the health care industry pay attention to legislation that sets the nation's…
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