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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Hemp Can Help Heal Hawaii’s Agricultural Past

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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…

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Celebrate Hemp History Week in Tropical Hawaii June 10th

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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…

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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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THC-Limits for Hemp Hurt the Industry and the Environment

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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…

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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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Shop Eco-Conscious Fashion at NoCo Hemp Expo 4

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Don’t let all the other exciting and innovative uses for hemp at NoCo Hemp Expo 4 distract you. Even though hemp textiles and fashion have been around for a long time (millennia in fact!), wearing your hemp is still an excellent way to support the industry while enjoying a superior product over cotton. To highlight the importance of hemp fashion and introduce consumers to some of the many innovative companies making high quality hemp clothing…

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NoCo Hemp Expo 4 Showcases Fashion Alley & Global Hemp Village

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Expo areas focus on innovative, creative applications of hemp Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 03/21/2017 –The NoCo Hemp Expo, the largest hemp-centric event in the U.S., has announced programming details for its Fashion Alley and Global Hemp Village during this year’s event on March 30 and April 1 at The Ranch Events Complex off I-25 in Loveland, Colorado. “The rest of the world has quite a head start on the U.S. given the outdated regulations…

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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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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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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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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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