Cannabis Mover & Shakers: USDA, TILT, Neptune, GrowLife

Here comes another Tuesday, with the latest updates in the cannabis industry.

Hemp Market Advisor Kevin Latner To Guide Federal Policy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Office of the U.S. Trade Representative appointed Kevin Latner to a federal advisory committee on trade issues.

Latner is vice president of marketing at the National Industrial Hemp Council.

The USDA and USTR said Latner would serve as a member of a panel centered on trade in processed foods.

In the statement to Marijuana Moment, Latner pointed out that the panel is “an important avenue to support export marketing by providing input into government policies on trade agreements and foreign import standards.”

NIHC Board Chairman Patrick Atagi said Friday that the company is “honored” to have been chosen to represent the interests of the hemp industry.

TILT Welcomes Columbia Care’s Gary Santo 

TILT Holdings Inc. (CSE: TILT) (OTCQB: TLLTF), a technology and infrastructure platform for the cannabis industry, tapped Gary Santo to be senior vice president, head of capital markets and investor relations.

Santo has over 24 years of experience in several fields, including consumer credit, financial services, gaming, and technology.

His career spans The First Marblehead Corporation, Fitch Ratings, International Game …

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