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Full interview: Exactus new Chief Growth Officer brings wealth of experience to new role

Exactus (OTCQB: EXDI)  new Chief Growth Officer Derek Du Chesne joined Steve Darling from Proactive to talk about his new role and how a personal experience led him down the path leading to Exactus. Du Chesne also talked about his experience and what he feels Exactus has that separated them from other companies and ultimately…
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COVID-19 and its Effects on Hemp Companies

As the coronavirus continues to permeate every corner of daily life, it’s led to a crossroads for the newly developing cannabidiol (CBD) industry. At a time when consumers are focusing on their health, searching for anxiety-easing solutions and ramping up their self-care routines in quarantine, CBD seems perfectly situated to fit the bill. But some…
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CBD and COVID-19 Part 1: How Sales Are Trending

As the coronavirus continues to permeate every corner of daily life, it’s led to a crossroads for the newly developing cannabidiol (CBD) industry. At a time when consumers are focusing on their health, searching for anxiety-easing solutions and ramping up their self-care routines in quarantine, CBD seems perfectly situated to fit the bill. But some…
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CBD and COVID-19 Part 1: How Sales Are Trending

As the coronavirus continues to permeate every corner of daily life, it’s led to a crossroads for the newly developing cannabidiol (CBD) industry. At a time when consumers are focusing on their health, searching for anxiety-easing solutions and ramping up their self-care routines in quarantine, CBD seems perfectly situated to fit the bill. But some…
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CBD and COVID-19 Part 2: How Companies Have Evolved

As states continue to implement and extend stay-at-home mandates, cannabis dispensaries have, for the most part, been among a select number of businesses permitted to remain open. Some cannabidiol (CBD) retailers have not been given the same luxury, but even for the CBD companies who are permitted to continue operations, the decision to stay open…
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CBD and COVID-19 Part 2: How Companies Have Evolved

As states continue to implement and extend stay-at-home mandates, cannabis dispensaries have, for the most part, been among a select number of businesses permitted to remain open. Some cannabidiol (CBD) retailers have not been given the same luxury, but even for the CBD companies who are permitted to continue operations, the decision to stay open…
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New Study Finds CBD Products More Accurate In Labeling

A recent study by the peer-reviewed CBD educational platform LeafReport.com found that a majority of CBD products tested had CBD levels within 10 percent of what was stated on the label. Of the 37 CBD products tested, 27 (73 percent) contained a CBD amount that was within 90–110 percent of the amount advertised by the…
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Exactus Inc. Launches Hemp Genetics Division

Exactus Inc. has become the latest company to delve into hemp genetics. The company, which is a producer and supplier of hemp and hemp-derived products, recently launched a genetics division to provide farmers reliable feminized hemp seeds with a range of cannabinoid and terpene profiles. While the company itself is a relative newcomer to the…
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Full interview: Exactus launches genetics division to provide safe CBD and CBG seeds to farmers

Exactus Inc (OTCQB: EXDI) Chief Growth Officer Derek Du Chesne joined Steve Darling from Proactive Vancouver to share news the company has launched a genetics division that will supply farmers with USDA compliant feminized CBD and CBG hemp seed. Du Chesne telling Proactive why there was a need for a new division and beside the…
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On the Burner: In-Depth Interview with Derek Du Chesne, President of Exactus Hemp

During his first foray into the the cannabinoid industry, Du Chesne found it difficult to get a reliable supplier and manufacturer of CBD which is what led him to EcoGen Laboratories. After being a faithful CBD client, he eventually met the company’s Co-Founder Joseph Nunez and was invited in 2018 to join as their Chief…
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An up-close look at high-tech solutions cannabis growers are using to keep costs down, employees safe

Automation in Cannabis Cultivation Cannabis cultivators are relying on technology and automation to help cut costs and keep workers safe during the coronavirus pandemic and the current economic downturn. Growers say that technology and automation solutions include automated irrigation, fertigation and HVAC systems to limit the amount of labor needed as well as mold and…
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Cannabinoid Consolidation (Podcast)

Summary Derek Du Chesne, President and Chief Growth Officer at Exactus, a company that recently pivoted into the hemp space, tells us why he’s looking forward to industry consolidation. We also discuss what’s going to drive exponential growth in the hemp and cannabinoid industry, discovering how different cannabinoids affect us and why CBD is just…
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Exactus off to a great start in 2020 signing a number of Hemp contracts

Exactus (OTCQB: EXDI) President Derek Du Chesne joined Steve Darling from Proactive with news the company is seeing a strong start to 2020 with new customers signing purchase orders. Du Chesne also told Proactive about their new hemp buyback program that was put in place to help farmers during unprecedented times. Original News Article
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Exactus Appoints Leading Business Expert, Julian Pittam to Chairman of the Board of Directors

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exactus, Inc. (OTCQB: EXDI) (the “Company”) a leading supplier of hemp-derived ingredients (CBD) and feminized hemp genetics, announced today the appointment of executive business leader, Julian Pittam to the Chairman of the Board. “Julian Pittam has been an investor and a friendly voice of wisdom since…
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How to avoid heavy-metal accumulation in your hemp crop

Let’s face it – the hemp industry is dealing with a huge problem, and it’s hurting everyone in the industry, especially growers and processors.  The problem in question is the heavy-metal accumulation in hemp. To put it plainly, hemp is a bio-accumulator. It’s really good at absorbing heavy metals and can absorb a vast range…
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5 Questions With Derek Du Chesne, President Of Exactus Hemp

As a rule in my journalistic career, I’m pulling away from CBD, but Derek’s story made perfect sense to me and I felt that world deserved learning about his scene. I wanted to do this primarily because of his understanding of the pharmacological benefits of the plant. Not just another snake oil product. This is accurate…
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Exactus, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Conference Call

Second Quarter 2020 Highlights Total Net Revenue of $531,240 Continuation of Sales & Marketing Buildout White Label Division Launch European Sales Expansion Strengthened the Balance Sheet DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exactus, Inc. (OTCQB: EXDI) (the “Company”) a leading supplier of hemp-derived ingredients (CBD/CBG) and feminized hemp genetics, reported its financial…
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