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.

Please join us for this meeting in conjunction with BOMA Westchester.

Joy Beckerman, Principal, HempAce International will be our speaker. 

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. In addition to conducting continuing legal education seminars for practicing attorneys, she has presented at numerous universities, colleges, symposiums and panels for more than two decades, speaks regularly at a variety of conferences, and frequently contributes to media coverage. Joy is also a Guest Lecturer at  Seattle University School of Law and Oregon State University.


November 08, 2018
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
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