Joy Beckerman is an internationally renowned hemp law and policy expert involved in the hemp industries for over 30 years. She is the principal attorney at Hemp Ace International, a Seattle-based consulting, legal support, and expert witness firm serving the global community.

She is also the co-founder and senior advisor to Colorado Hemp Works, America's first post-prohibition hemp grain processing facility. She is also a leading Director of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable and consultant to the U.S. Hemp Building Association.

On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Joy Beckerman about her work in the hemp industry, where the industry stands now, where it’s heading, and how to create an industry that is fair and respectful to the most import players in the industry — the farmers.

We also hear from Morris Beegle about the 7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo taking place in Colorado next month, as well as a quick conversation with Ken Elliot, president of IND Hemp, which has signed on to be a sponsor of the hemp podcast for all of 2021.

Links for Joy Beckerman

Hemp Ace International

US Hemp Round Table

US Hemp Builders Association

Links for Morris Beegle

7th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo

We Are For Better Alternatives

Silver Mountain Hemp Guitars

News Nuggets

Legalizing hemp flower could net big money; police say upholding laws would be impossible

Humboldt County, Calif., Bans Industrial Hemp Production

Special Thanks to our Sponsor IND HEMP