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 […]

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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 […]

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NoCo Hemp Expo Takes #LetsTalkHemp Speaker Series on Tour

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Cannabis-hemp education 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.

First stop, the […]

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 […]

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NoCo Hemp Expo explores growing industry

From pet products to building materials, industry finding many uses for hemp

By Aruka SanchirReporter-Herald Staff Writer

Clothing, food and pets all had one thing in common at the fourth annual NoCo Hemp Expo on a misty Saturday at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland.

The two-day event started on Friday with an event designed for those involved in the hemp industry. Saturday’s event was open to the general public and featured panel talks, artists, demonstrations and more than 100 booths.

Lines of cars filled the muddy parking lot and over 4,500 attendees bustled around to a variety of […]

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Four years into hemp’s legalization, NoCo Expo again lures industry leaders, visionaries

LOVELAND — The 4th NoCo Hemp Expo, held March 31-April 1 in Loveland, again affirmed Northern Colorado’s place at the hemp industry’s epicenter.

The largest hemp business event in the U.S. — if not the world — the Expo drew more than 100 businesses specializing in hemp products and ancillary services, plus legal advocates, artists and dozens of speakers.

Shortly after hemp’s legalization under Amendment 64, a group of thought leaders organized the first NoCo Hemp Expo, an inauspicious meeting held in a Loveland bar.

By its third year, the event had become a Mecca for hemp entrepreneurs and activists. The […]

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Ten Days Before Expo, Hickenlooper Signs Bill on Study of Hemp for Animal Feed

Let the research begin.

Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that will create a group to study the feasibility of using hemp products in animal feed, working under the commissioner of agriculture. The group will include a hemp producer, a hemp processor, a legal expert, a higher-education representative who’s studied hemp policy, a veterinarian, a livestock producer, and anyone else the commissioner decides could help expand a discussion of hemp.

“Over the course of history, the stuff grew wild in Nebraska and Kansas and all over the Midwest. It’s not like animals haven’t been feeding on hemp and cannabis seeds […]