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4th Annual Hemp Harvest Party!

After 4 years the US hemp industry is finally starting to lose its baby-fat… Look how many more farmers and how many more acres of hemp were grown in Colorado and across the U.S. in just a single year!

At the 4th Annual Hemp Harvest Party, on Saturday, October 14th you can experience the living U.S. hemp movement in action, presented by Lilu’s Garden.

Join industry leaders CoHempCo and Colorado Hemp Project as they host at the Oak Room at Oskar Blues Brewery in Longmont, CO, from 8pm-midnight to celebrate “an industry of trail blazers and leaders who have worked hard to accelerate the progress […]

Cannabis Returns to the Historic Mayan Theater with New Documentary

18 months on the road, The Hemp Road Trip debuts full length movie to #EndProhibition

Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 09/19/2017 –The Mayan Theater was built in 1930, one of only three remaining themed theaters from that Era in the United states. When the theater opened, cannabis was sold nationwide in tinctures, clothing, rope, food and manufacturing inputs. Seven years later, in 1937, America’s first arrest for cannabis possession happened down the street at the Lexington hotel, sending Samuel Caldwell, who sold two cannabis cigarettes, to Levenworth prison for four years!

This theater is going […]

Hemp on the Slope II: Building a Local Hemp Economy on the Western Slope

They do industrial hemp on the Western Slope of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains too! It’s “Back to the Slope” on July 22nd for Hemp on the Slope II near Collbran of western Colorado.

Salt Creek Hemp Company is building a local hemp economy in Colorado’s Northwest growing region. The Northwest is 1 of 9 unique geographical and environmental land areas that makes the Colorado territory special. Each Colorado region — the Northwest, Northeast, Central, South Central, Southeast, South, San Luis, West, and Southwest — presents many different and variable challenges for the cannabis plant. If the variety of industrial hemp can […]

Hemp Can Help Heal Hawaii’s Agricultural Past

On June 10th hemp enthusiasts from around the world will descend on Hilo, Hawaii to discuss innovations in the hemp industry and its exciting future on the islands. The Hawaii Hemp Conference will host a mini expo and marketplace and a Let’s Talk Hemp speaker series. One focus of the conference will be the history of agriculture on the Hawaiian islands and how modern hemp farming can help repair the damage done by centuries of degradation.

Hawaii has a complex agricultural history. After colonization, Hawaii quickly went from sustainable farming practices to industrial monoculture sugarcane operations. As Hawaiian’s farming […]

Let’s Talk Hemp Hawaii – Conference & Expo June 10 in Hilo

The Hawaii Industrial Hemp program builds momentum heading into summer

Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 05/31/2017 –The 8th annual Hemp History Week runs from June 5-11 nationwide with over 150 events taking place across the United States. On June 10, the inaugural Hawaii Hemp Conference will convene at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel for a full day of the #LetsTalkHemp Speaker and Panel Series and a mini-expo featuring a wide assortment of industrial, nutritional, and nutraceutical products made from industrial hemp.

Let’s […]

Celebrate Hemp History Week in Tropical Hawaii June 10th

The 8th annual Hemp History Week is June 5-11th and will be celebrated across the country in a variety of ways. HHW is a grassroots effort to recognize our historical connection to hemp, advocate for the full legalization of hemp farming, and introduce consumers to the wide variation of hemp products on the market and the benefits of choosing hemp over other alternatives.

With events that range from festivals to picnics to farm tours, there is something for everyone. And if you don’t see an event to your liking near you? Start your own! This is a grassroots campaign, […]

THC-Limits for Hemp Hurt the Industry and the Environment

Hemp is arguably the most versatile plant on the planet. It is well documented that hemp can be used to make things like paper and rope, but hemp can also do so much more.

The hemp plant can be used to make fuel in the form of bio-diesel. It can also be used to make medicine. A team of scientists even built a super-capacitor out of hemp. A super-capacitor is an energy storage device, like a battery.

Hemp has been prohibited in the United States since 1937, but a 2014 Farm Bill provided for exceptions in states […]

You’re Invited To Green Flower’s Free Online Cannabis Health Summit

Known as “The TED-talks of cannabis”, Green Flower’s Cannabis Health Summit is a 100% FREE online event featuring the world’s top experts you can watch live right from home. You’ll learn:

  • How cannabis interacts with your body through the endocannabinoid system
  • Why cannabis is booming among our aging population
  • What you need to know about CBD
  • How to use cannabis to treat your pets
  • How cannabis can help with illnesses like pain, cancer, PTSD, and more
  • Why cannabis for athletes is such a big deal
  • The science of why cannabis strains affect people differently
  • How to cook with […]

NoCo Hemp Expo Takes #LetsTalkHemp Speaker Series on Tour

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Cannabis-hemp educaation takes to the road with a stop in Hawaii

Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 04/18/2017 — Looking for ways to stay in the know about cannabis-hemp? We’ve got you covered with the NoCo Hemp Expo #LetsTalkHemp Speaker Series hitting the road over the coming weeks and months. Our team will be traveling to different areas of the country to spread the message of cannabis-hemp through information, education, advocacy, and activism.

NoCo Hemp Expo showcases region as leader in hemp industry

By Jensen Werley — 

LOVELAND  — The NoCo Hemp Expo returns this weekend and will host feature some of the first U.S.-built equipment necessary for the fledgling industry.

The festival will take place Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1, at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland.

About 4,000 people are expected to come to the fourth annual event, Morris Beegle, festival organizer and founder of Colorado Hemp Co., told BizWest.

In addition to being larger than last year — about 3,000 people came in 2016, Beegle said — a new feature this year will be a tent […]