Colorado to Form Hemp Industries Association (HIA) State Chapter

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FORT COLLINS, CO, February 04, 2017 — Colorado HIA embarks on efforts to become official HIA state chapter. Behind this venture is a collaboration of farmers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, artists, producers and community members, all hoping to lead the way in state and federal hemp standards and legislation. This initiative started off with a series of state wide informational sessions, inviting the public to learn more about Colorado’s rapidly growing hemp industry, as well to take…

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The Green Angel is Coming!!

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by Thomas Ivory, Jr. The Green Angel is being manifested and she needs YOUR help to take flight!! Dismantled, yet not in dismay; in fact nothing but heavenly thoughts are floating by the warehouse as the paper cutter etches out each and every individual serrated leaf. Purples and oranges and greens are naturally dyed with naturally grown vegetation and bugs like rabbits brush and cochineal. The five components that make up the Angel are her…

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NoCo Hemp Expo 4 Presenting Sponsor Returns

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Exhibitor space has sold out; a few sponsor opportunities remain. Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 02/07/2017 –The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., has announced the return of CBDRx as presenting sponsor, the sellout of its available exhibit space and most of its sponsorship packages. To buy tickets to the March 31-April 1 event, visit our website. “Our event, and the hemp industry, has built tremendous momentum over the last few…

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Early Bird Ticket Sales for NoCo Hemp Expo 2017 End January 27

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Join the largest gathering of its kind in North America, where everyone has a role in Setting the Stage for Hemp Tomorrow Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 01/11/2017 –Early bird tickets for NoCo Hemp Expo 2017 are on sale through January 27th. Industry experts from around the globe will be in attendance, and thousands of burgeoning entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, farmers, and consumers alike, will descend upon the Loveland location to join the hemp revolution currently…

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A First for Colorado: Tree Free Hemp Is Producing Paper From Seed to Sheet

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For the first time, hemp paper is being produced in Colorado from seed to sheet. Loveland’s Tree Free Hemp has been producing hemp paper since 2013, but until this year, it’s been getting the fiber from other countries. Now the entire process is local. “It’s grown in Colorado, it’s processed in Colorado, it’s manufactured in Colorado, it’s printed in Colorado. It’s truly homegrown,” says Morris Beegle, a former concert promoter now focused on promoting hemp…

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First of its Kind: Colorado-Grown, Processed, and Manufactured Hemp Paper

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by: Thomas Ivory, Jr. As the laser printer singes the first lines of the etching, Kevin Buecher studies the effect of the heat on the paper. He watches through a glass window into the table-size enclosed capsule where a small moving laser glides horizontally along a vertical moving arm. The cream white hemp paper inside is lightly burnt only where the high-powered laser has been programmed to direct heat. Light brown wording, and then slowly…

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SLV Hemp Symposium

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There is a valley in South Central Colorado, an ancient intercontinental seaway, where the uplifting of the Rocky Mountains has created a unique natural environment. Bordered to the west by the San Juan Mountains and to the east by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the San Luis Valley is the highland of an endorheic basin which supplies the headwaters and aquifers of the Rio Grande River. Wild horses roam free over the low-lying “chico” greasewood…

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Hemp Conference Coming to Adams State University in Alamosa, CO

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350Bringing hemp education, economics, and environmental information to the San Luis Valley. Release Wire Loveland, CO –On November 5th, Adams State University will host the inaugural SLV Hemp Symposium. The event will take place on campus in the Student Union Building. Adams State University is located in Alamosa, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. The interest for growing and processing industrial and nutritional hemp has increased significantly over the last 3 years since the crop…

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Hemp Harvest Party: A Celebration of the Season

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By: Thomas Ivory –  Colorado’s third harvest of regulated outdoor industrial hemp is soon complete, just like the dwindling hot days of summer. The cool autumn nights ask for much work still to be done, but time for celebrating the bounty of hard work and dedication is also appreciated. We are lucky in Colorado to have grown as a community and industry in so many prosperous and innovative ways over the past few years. Our…

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Road to NoCo Hemp Expo

Road to NoCo Starts Now

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By Morris Beegle Photo credit: Margaret MacKenzie Howdy folks, welcome to my first blog in a very long time. We’re putting the final touches on launching registration for the 4th annual NoCo Hemp Expo and I thought it would be a good time to reflect back on what has transpired since the beginning of April.  For those of you that attended NoCo3, you know it was pretty epic, and some might say Pure-Hemp-Epicness! One thing…

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Hemp VIllage, Arise Music Festival

NoCo Hemp Village at Arise Festival promotes “thriveability”

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One of the fastest growing next-gen Festivals in the country, Arise is not only about Music. Programming includes workshops with thought leaders,environmental activists, and even planting a tree for each ticket sold. The addition of the NoCo Hemp Village this year brings with it the potential of bio-degradable plastics, tree-free paper and life changing medicines. The Hemp Industry in the United States is tenuous and still federally illegal; in spite of this, Colorado leads the…

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Hemp Festivals in 2016: More Than A Movement

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Loveland based promotions company brings together art, education, and community through local events focusing on industrial hemp and sustainability. media credit: Ben Wright Colorado Hemp Company is coming off of an extremely successful 2016 NoCo Hemp Expo that brought together thousands of national and international participants with more than 130 exhibitors, 70 industry speakers and panelists, and over 3200 visitors who attended the annual event at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO. The expo…

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Hemp Today

NoCo founder envisions ‘an industry that will be unstoppable’

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INTERVIEW: MORRIS BEEGLE Founder & Owner Colorado Hemp Company Morris Beegle spent more than 20 years in the American entertainment industry before turning his attention to the growing U.S. market for ecological, sustainable products. He is the founder and owner of the Colorado Hemp Company (CHC), organizer of NoCo Expo, one of the premier U.S.-based hemp industry trade shows, which recently held its third annual Expo. CHC also offers a wide range of marketing, product…

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NoCo3 Hemp Expo, Speakers, Presentations, Demonstrations

Bringing the Global Hemp Market to the US – Third Annual NoCo Hemp Expo a Huge Success

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Largest hemp expo and trade show in North America displays the maturation of the growing hemp market and carries a tune of freedom, innovation, and progress for U.S. economy. This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWire Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 04/07/2016 — Presented by: CBDRx 2016 marks an unforgettable year for NoCo Hemp Expo. As crowds gathered on April 1-2 outside of the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO, one thing was clear:…

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The Rebirth of Industrial Hemp:  Processing and Bio-refineries 

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Hemp is on the rise today, and facilities like Pure Hemp Technology and contributing to what Carl Lehrburger calls, “the thrust of the hemp revolution”.

With the passing of the federal Farm Bill and supporting state pilot programs, local businesses are providing farmers an opportunity in industrial hemp while manufacturing eco-friendly products.

Pure Hemp Technology, a hemp processing plant and bio-refinery located in Fort Lupton, CO is doing just that, promoting sustainable agriculture by converting industrial hemp into useable products.

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Hemp Cars

Driving Hemp into the Future: BMW Goes Biodegradable

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Lighter-weight, fuel-efficient vehicles with hemp are right down the road.

Why use hemp to make automobiles?

For a number of reasons. Hemp is lighter than steel or fiberglass, resists dents and is not brittle like carbon fiber, and it is biodegradable. Most importantly, hemp is carbon negative, says Bruce Dietzen of Renew Sports Cars.

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Let's Talk Hemp

The Stage is Set! Industrial Hemp Expo Unites Global Participants 

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Are you ready for the largest hemp event in North America?

Opening Ceremonies begin Friday, April 1st at 10 AM at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO. The NoCo Hemp Expo, now in its third year, is the place to be for all things hemp. Colorado Hemp Company is honored to bring together the most experienced thought leaders from around the globe.

On April 2, stop by the Colorado Hemp Company Booth from 2-3 PM for your very own hemp-printed Declaration of Independence or pocket Constitution and have it autographed by our special guest Ben Franklin, Christopher Lowell. Visit the Let’s Talk Hemp Stage as he shares his knowledge of hemp in the U.S from the perspective of one of our nation’s brightest inventors and leaders.

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Introducing the NoCo Hemp Expo HempWall!

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2016 has been a monumental year for hemp, and especially big for the NoCo Hemp Expo! As the largest, smartest hemp expo in the country, we want to connect our message with people in every way we can. That’s why this year the NoCo Hemp Expo is unveiling a brand new interactive social media platform, the Tweetwall!

Affectionately dubbed the HempWall, think of it as your interactive information stand. Throughout the Expo, we’ll be broadcasting the next big event, speaker, or panel happening up on screens all over the Expo! So when you are looking for the next hempcentric activity, look no further than the HempWall! You’ll be totally connected to everything happening around you, so you’ll want to check back frequently to make sure you’re not missing a thing.

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The Future of Sustainable Building: Eco-Friendly Insulation, HempCrete and More

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John Patterson of Tiny Hemp Homes and Joy Beckerman of Hemp Ace International describe how hemp is an ideal material for construction and see its application in commercial and home building growing in 2016.

Hemp as a building material has roots that stretch back millennia. Buildings constructed thousands of years ago using hemp still stand today at Ellora Caves in India, a testament to the plant’s suitability and durability as a construction material.

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How Building With Hemp Can Help Curb Climate Change

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Between the manufacture of building materials, transportation of those materials and construction equipment, energy use and worker transportation, along with the final disposal of construction waste, the United States building sector is becoming one of the world’s largest threats to climate change.

Hempcrete is made of the inner woody core of the hemp plant (called shiv or hurd) mixed with a lime-based binder and water. It is environmentally friendly, non-toxic, energy-efficient and resistant to fires, mold and insects.

Hempcrete, and other hemp building materials, have the ability to transform the building sector into a more energy-efficient and climate-friendly industry, playing a major role in reducing our ecological footprint. Here’s how.

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