SLV Hemp Symposium

2nd Annual SLV Hemp Symposium Returns to Adams State University

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Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 11/08/2017 –Education is Power! Come network and learn from like-minded individuals in the hemp industry. As the hemp industry further demonstrates its potential to create new job markets, revolutionize our economy, and prove to be both nutritionally and environmentally beneficial, Colorado universities are realizing the need to incorporate hemp into higher education. The Second Annual San Luis Valley (SLV) Hemp Symposium will take place on Friday, November 10, on the…

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2nd Annual Hemp Symposium Brings Hemp Education, Economics, and Environmental Information to the San Luis Valley

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Education is Power! Come network and learn from like-minded individuals in the hemp industry. As the hemp industry further demonstrates its potential to create new job markets, revolutionize our economy, and prove to be both medically and environmentally beneficial, Colorado universities are realizing the need to incorporate hemp into higher education. The Second Annual San Luis Valley (SLV) Hemp Symposium will take place on Friday, November 10, on the Adams State University (ASU) campus in…

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4th Annual Hemp Harvest Party!

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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…

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Cannabis Returns to the Historic Mayan Theater with New Documentary

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

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

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  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…

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Let's Talk Hemp

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

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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…

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NoCo Hemp Expo Takes #LetsTalkHemp Speaker Series on Tour

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http://www.releasewire.com/press-releases/noco-hemp-expo-takes-letstalkhemp-speaker-series-on-tour-795787.htm 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,…

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NoCo Hemp Expo showcases region as leader in hemp industry

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By Jensen Werley — March 27, 2017 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…

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NoCo Hemp Expo explores growing industry

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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,…

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

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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…

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The Colorado Cultivars hemp farm covers 293 acres.

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

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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…

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A Conversation with the Industrial Hemp Research Foundation, Official Nonprofit Beneficiary of the NoCo Hemp Expo 4

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The task of reestablishing industrial hemp farming does not happen in a vacuum. While the farmers and the producers do the hard work of cultivating and bringing hemp to the masses, just as essential are those in the background helping to create the framework that the burgeoning hemp industry will sit upon. The Industrial Hemp Research Foundation (IHRF) is one such organization. The IHRF was created after the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill and…

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NoCo4 Hemp Expo

NoCo Hemp Expo 4 Confirms Programming Details for March 31-April 1 Event

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Friday Industry Day and Saturday Public Sessions cover the full scope of the hemp industry. Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 03/15/2017 –The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., has announced programming details for this year’s event on March 30 and April 1 at The Ranch Events Complex off I-25 in Loveland, Colorado. A complete schedule of this year’s panels, presentations, workshops, and more, presented by some of the leading hemp experts…

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NoCo Hemp Expo 4 Announces Artists & Activists Tent, Concert and After Party Details

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Thursday and Saturday night concerts bookend two full days of programming designed specifically for artists and activists Loveland, CO – The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., has announced details of its opening and closing concert events, as well as programming highlights from the Bluebird Botanicals Artists & Activists Tent. Thursday night’s kickoff concert (March 30th) is at the Aggie Theater in Fort Collins. Saturday night’s (April 1st) Honor the Earth…

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NoCo Hemp Expo and Strategic Partners Head to #HempOnTheHill

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Northern Colorado leads the way to advocate for industrial hemp in Washington, DC Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 02/27/2017 –The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., will represent and advocate for the nation’s industrial hemp industry at Hemp on the Hill Tuesday, February 28, 2017. This expo and conversation is hosted by Congressman Jared Polis, with Co-hosts Congressmen Massie, Comer, Blumenauer, and Honorary Co-Host Senator Wyden. The event will be held…

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Ex-CIA director to talk about hemp

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James Woolsey will talk about challenges for the hemp industry POSTED BY: HEMPTODAY FEBRUARY 22, 2017 Former U.S. CIA Director James Woolsey is booked to give a keynote speech at this year’s NoCo Hemp Expo in Colorado. Woolsey will talk about key governmental challenges facing hemp and solutions to getting the industry legal and operational at a federal level. NoCo runs March 31-April 1 in Loveland, Colorado. Other keynotes include author and hemp evangelist Doug…

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National Hemp Association

Let American Farmers Grow Hemp Once Again to Create Jobs and Rebuild the Rural Economy, Petition

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NHA Hemp Blog, Editorial It’s a natural state of affairs that as time moves on and human society progresses, there’s a tendency for industries to come and go. We learn new things and develop new technologies and, as a result, certain industries fade out and new ones take their place. Areas with diverse economies based off of multiple industries can usually weather these storms, but it can be harder for rural economies that are often…

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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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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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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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