Thursday November 8, 2018
What’s the Buzz?
The Curious Legal Status & Promising Future of Industrial Hemp
New York is cultivating the industrial hemp market and supporting new opportunities to grow this trillion dollar crop, which is used in the manufacture of an estimated 25,000+ products—from food, body care, pharmaceuticals, and textiles to paper, bioplastics, building materials, and supercapacitors.
Get the most up to date information on the current status of low-THC Cannabis in NY State and learn about how the world’s most versatile plant can impact the built environment.
Joy Beckerman has been involved in the industrial hemp movement for over a quarter of a century, and her extraordinary passion for this unique and valuable crop is contagious! Joy is the Principal Industrial Hemp Specialist at Hemp Ace International, a New York-based consulting, legal support, expert witness, and brokerage firm serving the global community. She is the President of the Hemp Industries Association, and sits on the National Board of Directors of NORML. Joy opened the first industrial hemp store in the State of New York, in Woodstock, in 1994. She also led her first legalization march and rally at that time.
Joy is a renowned public speaker, writer, and educator throughout North America, instructing on hemp subjects from history, law, agronomy, infrastructure, and phytocannabinoids to permaculture, hempcrete, and the wide spectrum of hemp industries.
Location: Reckson Metro Center - 360 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, NY
Parking: Hamilton Main Garage, 365 Hamilton Ave, White Plains, NY 10601
Schedule: Registration & Networking 11:45 AM
Presentation & Q&A 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Cost: $50.00 – Members $75.00 – Non-Members
Register online or email firstname.lastname@example.org