LAS VEGAS, NV - (NewMediaWire) - November 3, 2015 - Freedom Leaf, Inc.(OTC Pink: FRLF) and NORML.org teamed up to present a cannabis information forum at the Las Vegas HempFest on Oct. 3 at the city's Convention Center. Event organizers drew their inspiration from the 23-year-old Seattle HempFest. The panels featured a who's who of local activists and cannabusiness people as well as national figures such as NORML founder Keith Stroup and Freedom Leaf co-founder Richard Cowan.
Freedom Leaf CEO, Cliff Perry, stated, "The event and collaboration with National NORML, Las Vegas HempFest and other Vegas-based companies such as HEMP, Inc., Hemp Blue Denim Hippo-Tees, Nevada Naturals, and Getting Legal are proving that unity in the Marijuana and Industrial Hemp emerging industries will be the successful formula to push for Legalization in the US moving into 2016." This event was one of a number of Marijuana Business Expos, Seminars and Festivals that will take place in Las Vegas and around the country educating and raising awareness about the health & wealth benefits of supporting this movement.
In addition to Stroup and Cowan, speakers included Berkeley Patients Group executive staffer Victor Pinho, cookbook author and prisoner rights advocate Cheri Sicard, Silver Tour organizer and Black Tuna Diaries author Robert Platshorn, Midnight Express author Billy Hayes and many more.
The Vegas scene was represented by RN Julie Monteiro (a.k.a. Nurse Juhlzie), Jessica Aragona, Jason Sturtsman, Dr. Michael J. Kock and Dinesh Dholliwar. The program ran from 11:30 am to 8 pm. Non-profit groups set up tables outside the panel room, creating a bustling area for attendees to network.
Freedom Leaf would like to thank and acknowledge our media partners and sponsors, Viridian Capital Advisors, CannabisRadio.com, Leafly.com, VegasSeven, Elation Vodka, Hot 97.5 radio, GotVape and many others who participated as vendors of products and services for their contribution and support. Special thanks to the City of Las Vegas, Metro Police, and the Las Vegas Convention Center for their help to insure a safe and successful event in our home town.
Freedom Leaf Inc. serves as the business brand manager for NORML, the nation's largest grassroots non-profit promoting marijuana legalization. NORML has been working for more than 40 years to end prohibition. There are more than 140 NORML chapters around the country and a national office in Washington, D.C.
Freedom Leaf publishes a monthly magazine distributed to chapters of NORML, Students for Sensible Drug Policy and Women Grow. The 84-page, full-color magazine highlights "the good news in marijuana reform." The magazine celebrated its first anniversary at HempFest and photographed Tommy Chong standing behind the cake for the cover of the upcoming anniversary issue.
The digital editions can be viewed online here:
"It was a great day of speeches and activism at the HempFest," says Freedom Leaf's editor-in-chief Steve Bloom, who moderated the panels. "Las Vegas is a burgeoning cannabis center. This was just the tip of the iceberg."
Freedom Leaf Inc. founders and staff have more than 40 YEARS of experience producing marijuana and educational seminar events. The company is available for educational seminar and event planning worldwide.
Freedom Leaf is looking forward to its next media partnership with the upcoming 4th Annual MJ Business Daily Conference and Expo in Las Vegas Nov 11-13 at the Rio Hotel.
Marijuana Business Daily's 4th annual national fall conference features: Networking with 4,000 of your business peers - including growers, dispensaries and infused makers from across the US. The 30,000 square foot Expo floor packed with cannabis-related vendors ready to talk serious business. 50+ expert speakers giving all-new presentations and Q&A sessions on advanced topics to help you grow your firm.
About Freedom Leaf, Inc.
Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC Pink:FRLF) "The Marijuana Legalization Company™", is leading the Cannabis, Medical Marijuana and Hemp movement marketing company. Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTCBB: FRLF) is comprised of a portfolio of News, Published & Digital Media, "Online" marijuana-related websites, offering Advertising, Public Relations, Business Consulting, Branding Services, Business Development and Incubation. Freedom Leaf, Inc. is the "Go to" company in the "Green Rush". Freedom Leaf Founders, Richard C. Cowan & Clifford J. Perry have over 50 years in the pursuit of Marijuana Legalization and to educate on the benefits of this green solution and it contribution to maintain a sustainable future. Cannabis Hemp is the world's number one renewal resource.
Freedom Leaf Magazine is "The Good News in Marijuana Reform", the company's most dynamic concept. Its pages are content driven delivering the message through Arts, Fashion, Lifestyle. Freedom Leaf Magazine provides consumers, non-consumers, patients and entrepreneurs with a means to stay informed on the emerging industry's most cutting edge marijuana/hemp-related information, innovations and legislation.
Freedom Leaf has an entire platform of content suited for every aspect of advertising, marketing and consultancy to businesses, consumers and investors in the emerging cannabis/hemp industry. For more information please visit http://www.FreedomLeaf.com
Freedom Leaf current web sites include and are under development and operated by the company.
- Cannabis Business University