NoCo6 Hemp Expo 2019 Takeaways

Northern Colorado Hemp Expo saw 10,000 people walk through the doors. Produced with the help of sponsors GenCanna and Elixinol, the event was a large gathering of people passionate over hemp from far beyond Colorado’s state boarders. Over 60+ speakers educating on policy, wellness, marketing, and agriculture taking place over two full days. This was the largest crowd NoCo has seen in their 6 years operating, and the future for hemp burns bright. Compared to its sister plant Marijuana, Hemp not only has highly touted medicinal abilities. But extends into agriculture, fiber, protein, and so much more. It’s what excites me the most about building RESTART CBD, we really have this huge opportunity to influence a new market. The event ran for two days with a business track Friday and a farm symposium Saturday. There was a trade show going on both days with vendors sampling, promoting, and educating anyone willing to stop by. I attended the business conference. I was most intrigued to learn about the current political state, any FDA and regulatory guidelines, and what the future is for organic hemp farming. It was a jam packed agenda but offered a lot of insight into the current market trends and if CO is any indication of what’s to come, Texas should stand by because of all the agricultural opportunities with Texas soil when Texas legalizes the growth of industrial hemp. Which for the record as of now you can sell and purchase CBD oil in Texas, but you can not grow industrial hemp, yet. On Saturday while the farm symposium was going on, I attended the trade show portion. It was like any traditional trade show, except instead of stress balls and start up t-shirts, there were caramel edibles from Restorative Botanicals, CBD protein bars from EVO Hemp,…

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