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Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin Recognized as Man of the Year for Outstanding Achievement in the American Hemp Industry

Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin Recognized as Man of the Year for Outstanding Achievement in the American Hemp Industry
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Perlowin was awarded this title for having a major impact within the industrial hemp industry with the only commercial industrial hemp decortication and processing facility in the United States at the time.

SPRING HOPE, NC, March 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE

Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the 85,000 square-foot multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina, a state of the art processing center in Medford, Oregon, and a 500-acre hemp growing Eco-Village in Golden Valley, Arizona, announced today Hemp, Inc. CEO, Bruce Perlowin accepted The First Annual Hemp Awards recognition as “Man of the Year” for 2018, at the ASD Market Week show in Las Vegas.

The award comes from his outstanding achievement in ‘The American Hemp Industry’. He was honored with this monumental award at the ASD Market Week show in Las Vegas the week of March 18, 2019. The award demonstrated the amount of increased recognition the hemp industry is continuing to receive and reflects the demand for leaders within this space is recognized.

“I am more than honored to be accepting this award of ‘Man of the Year’ for outstanding achievement in the hemp industry,” said Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin. “This industry grows at such a rapid pace so I’m very fortunate to have such an amazing team of people dedicated to making Hemp, Inc. a leader in the industrial hemp movement. Without everyone involved, I wouldn’t be accepting this award, and I cannot wait to further the success of our company and this industry.”

In 2018, there were $3.7 billion in sales within the global hemp industry and the market is proposed to reach $5.7 billion by 2020, according to a report by New Frontier Data.In addition to the 2018 Man of the Year award, Perlowin was recognized in 2015 for “Major Achievement in the Hemp Industry” by Producer and Co-Creator of the Jack Herer Cannabis Awards, Michael Whalen.

Perlowin was awarded this title for having a major impact within the industrial hemp industry with the only commercial industrial hemp decortication and processing facility in the United States at the time.

Hemp, Inc. attended The ASD Market Week show as it is one of the largest B2B expos and this year many of the show’s exhibitors were in the cannabinoids (CBD) product market. The show demonstrated the huge demand for CBD products and attending the show provided Hemp, Inc. executives the opportunity to meet other leaders in the industry and find large-scale distributors for their high end CBD pre-rolls and hemp buds which will be launched into the marketplace after this year’s harvest.

“We are in the process of putting together the infrastructure to produce up to one million hemp pre-rolls per day (the capacity of the rolling machinery that we are looking to purchase) and install in Las Vegas, Nevada which is about 100 miles away from the location of Hemp, Inc.’s high CBD hemp grow-off in Golden Valley, Arizona,” noted Perlowin.

On March 17, 2019 Perlowin was on ASD’s panel “Smokable Hemp: How Retailers can Profit from this New Multi-Billion Dollar Crop.” On the panel, Perlowin, along with other leaders in the hemp industry, discussed the opportunities hemp offers retailers. To see 1-minute videos of Hemp, Inc.’s current activities, go to Bruce Perlowin’s personal Facebook page where he posts daily on all of Hemp, Inc.’s activities around the country.“Seeing as Hemp, Inc. recently entered a joint venture with a retail shop in Dolan Springs, Arizona to sell high-end CBD hemp, I saw this as an incredible opportunity to speak about my experience and help educate others on the various retail opportunities that hemp brings as the industry grows and demand continues to increase,” added Perlowin.Dolan Station is a retail storefront conveniently located off Highway 93, which is routinely used by tourists traveling from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Skywalk, the Grand Canyon West’s premier attraction. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon receives nearly 5 million tourists a year, according to CNBC.

To learn more about Hemp, Inc. please visit the website at hempinc.com

For a glimpse of the size, scope and the massive amounts of products containing CBDs, check out the Facebook posts on March 18, 19, and 20th.

THE HEMP UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES FINAL REGISTRATION FOR FIRST WEST COAST ALL DAY SEMINAR IN ASHLAND, OREGON

This full day of education, support and networking will be located just 13 miles from Hemp, Inc.’s sophisticated Local Processing Center in Medford, Oregon, which focuses on hemp flower harvesting, drying, curing, chucking, trimming, storing and post-processing for cannabidiol (CBD). The day’s event will consist of eight, enriching seminars with two blocks of time that allow for networking with speakers and other industry personnel. The first block will start at 9:00 a.m., ending the day with a networking session from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. The seminar will be held at Southern Oregon University’s Arena Room of the Stevenson Union at 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520. Tickets can be purchased online for $155.

In 2018, there were $3.7 billion in sales within the global hemp industry. Since the legalization of hemp in Oregon in 2015, the number of licensed growers in the state has climbed to 584, according to The Oregonian. Hemp University’s previous seminars in North Carolina have supported hundreds of farmers seeking to incorporate hemp into their crop rotation. The Hemp University supports Hemp, Inc.’s mission of empowering farmers nationwide to have access to a viable crop and its back-to-land movement.We are so excited to bring our expertise and resources to the state of Oregon,” said Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin. “Hemp University receives such a large turnout at its educational seminars in North Carolina that we decided to introduce them in our other operating markets. Hemp University provides farmers who are either interested in joining the hemp revolution or are already part of it, the ability to learn more about creating a profitable stream of income through educating them on maximizing crop revenue per acre.”

The seminars provide a unique opportunity for interested parties to learn more about the hemp industry from experts in the field. A sample of presenters at Hemp University, Ashland include:Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc.“Hemp and the Renaissance of the Small Family Farm”Whitney Murdoch“Planting in Alliance with Nature”Farmer Tom Lauerman“Cooperative Farming – No Need to Reinvent the Wheel”Michael Monarch“Cultivating Profit with Hemp”Greg Flavall“Hempcrete – the Green Alternative Building Material”

ABOUT HEMP, INC.

With a deep-rooted social and environmental mission at its core, Hemp, Inc. seeks to build a business constituency for the American small farmer, the American veteran, and other groups experiencing the ever-increasing disparity between tapering income and soaring expenses. As a leader in the industrial hemp industry with ownership of the largest commercial multi-purpose industrial hemp processing facility in North America, Hemp, Inc. believes there can be tangible benefits reaped from adhering to a corporate social responsibility plan.

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