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Read and download press releases for Hemp History Week.

For Media Inquires:

Lauren Stansbury, Public Affairs and Media Relations
402-540-1208
lauren@votehemp.com

 

2016 Press Releases

Hemp Farming Advocates Pursue De-Scheduling Petition, Federal Policy Change, Following Successful Hemp History Week Campaign HIA/Vote Hemp, July 19, 2016

Hemp History Week Resolution Passes Unanimously in Senate; House Introduces Complementary Resolution Recognizing the History of Hemp HIA/Vote Hemp, June 10, 2016

Advocates Work to Lift Federal Prohibition on Industrial Hemp for Super-foods, Bio-Plastics, Sustainable Fiber and Phytoremediation HIA/Vote Hemp, June 1, 2016

Hemp Farming Movement Makes Landmark Strides in Approach of Hemp History Week: June 6-12, 2016
HIA/Vote Hemp, April 7, 2016

Advocates, Consumers, and Businesses Build Momentum for Hemp History Week: June 6-12, 2016 HIA/Vote Hemp, February 17, 2016

Organizers Debut Promotional Video and Announce Dates for Hemp History Week: June 6-12, 2016 HIA/Vote Hemp, November 3, 2015

2015 Press Releases

Sixth Annual Hemp History Week Campaign is Biggest Yet HIA/Vote Hemp, July 30, 2015

Hemp History Week Launches Nationwide as Farmers, Businesses
and Hemp Advocates Sow the Seed June 1-7, 2015 HIA/Vote Hemp, June 1, 2015

Hemp History Week Announces Spring Planting Events, Take Action Campaign & Farmer Spotlight, Leading Up to June 1-7, 2015 HIA/Vote Hemp, April 21, 2015

Retailers, Farmers, Hemp Advocates & Industry Leaders Join Together for 6th Annual Hemp History Week June 1-7th 2015 HIA/Vote Hemp, February 23, 2015

2014 Press Releases

Farmers, Hemp Advocates and Industry Leaders Organize 6th Annual Hemp History Week June 1-7th 2015 HIA/Vote Hemp, November 5, 2014

2013 Local Hemp History Week Events

Fourth Annual Hemp History Week Amplifies Demand for Policy Change
HIA/Vote Hemp, June 5, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in Hollywood, CA on June 5 at Raleigh Studios
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 30, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in Portland, OR on June 4 at gDiapers
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 30, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in San Diego, CA on June 9 at Stone Brewing World Bistro and Garden
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 16, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in Boulder, CO on June 8 at Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 16, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in San Francisco, CA on June 6 at Inner Mission SF
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 16, 2013

New Documentary Film About the Benefits of Industrial Hemp to Premiere in New York City on June 3 at Comedy Bar NYC
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 14, 2013

2013 Press Releases

Amid Growing Momentum for Policy Change, Industrial Hemp Advocates Prepare for Fourth Annual Hemp History Week
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 6, 2013

Sustainable Apparel Company prAna Sponsors Fourth Annual Hemp History Week
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 6, 2013

Amidst Growing Momentum for Policy Change, Industrial Hemp Advocates Prepare for Fourth Annual Hemp History Week
HIA/Vote Hemp, February 26, 2013

Fourth Annual Hemp History Week Planned for June 3 – 9, 2013
HIA/Vote Hemp, November 1, 2012

2012 Press Releases

Third Annual Hemp History Week Campaign is Biggest Yet
HIA/Vote Hemp, June 18, 2012

Third Annual Hemp History Week Kicks Off to Promote Hemp for a Healthy Future June 4-10
HIA/Vote Hemp, June 4, 2012

Leading Natural Product Brands, Retailers, Celebrities and Grassroots Activists Team Up to Produce Third Annual Hemp History Week
HIA/Vote Hemp, March 6, 2012

3rd Annual Hemp History Week Planned for June 4-10, 2012
HIA/Vote Hemp, December 1, 2011

2011 Press Releases

Second Annual Hemp History Week a Success with Over 550 Celebrations Throughout All 50 States
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 25, 2011

Second Annual Hemp History Week Begins with Over 550 Celebrations Planned Throughout all 50 States
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 2, 2011

BridgePort BrewPub to Host Portland Celebration of 2nd Annual Hemp History Week
Portland, OR – April 26, 2011 (PDF file 892K)

UCLA Sustainability to Host Panel Discussion on Hemp History Week and the Case for Hemp Farming on March 29 at Broad Art Center’
HIA/Vote Hemp, March 22, 2011

Leading Natural Product Brands Team Up to Produce Second Annual Hemp History Week
HIA/Vote Hemp, January 11, 2011

2010 Press Releases

First Annual Hemp History Week a Success with Nearly 200 Events in 32 States Nationwide
HIA/Vote Hemp, June 1, 2010

Week Long Campaign to Celebrate History of Hemp Farming in America Begins
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 17, 2010

Newly Discovered Diaries of USDA Botanist Lyster Dewey Highlight the History of Hemp Cultivation in Washington D.C. Area
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 13, 2010

Representative Ron Paul Celebrates Hemp History Week in Congressional Record Statement
HIA/Vote Hemp, May 7, 2010

Vote Hemp and Hemp Industries Association Announce Week Long Education Campaign to Bring Back Hemp Farming
HIA/Vote Hemp, March 10, 2010

2010 Local Hemp History Week Events

California State Grange to Host Hemp Festival on May 22
Sacramento, CA – May 19, 2010 (PDF file 192K)

San Diego Hemp History Week Event will Highlight History of Hemp Farming in San Diego and Imperial Counties
San Diego, CA – May 14, 2010 (PDF file 184K)

Newly Discovered Diaries of USDA Botanist Lyster Dewey Highlight the History of Hemp Cultivation in Washington D.C. Area
Washington, DC – May 13, 2010 (PDF file 120K)

Eco Goods and Livity Outernational to Highlight History of Hemp Farming in Santa Cruz, California at Special Event
Santa Cruz, CA – May 10, 2010 (PDF file 340K)

Event to Highlight History of Industrial Hemp Farming in Oregon
Portland, OR – April 26, 2010 (PDF file 108K)