Hemp Stakeholder Workgroups
GHC Hemp Stakeholder Work Groups
We are very excited to announce our new Hemp Stakeholder Work Groups for GHC members only. There is so much growth happening in our Colorado Hemp Industry and it is critical that we all have a voice and opportunities to participate. With our recent changes GHC has implemented many new programs and opportunities to ensure the success of our future as whole, no a select special interest group. We value your time and look forward to working together with you.
Start & Ending dates are still being set but most will begin before or by January. If you are interested in participating, please complete the form below. Thank you
Work Group Options & Basic Descriptions
2018 Legislative Session Hemp Industry Agenda – discussion about our hemp legislative agenda for 2019 Sessions. We will ID the key things we need to address in legislative bills, ID potential Sponsors of the Bills, create basic facts sheets, create a strategy for getting the bills to pass and more. This group will meet both in person and on the phone once a week for this workgroup, there will also be other efforts which will be needed during session at the Capital.
IF you are interested in this workgroup please complete the form below. We will select the workgroup member on 10.1.18
New Rules and Regulations for Hemp Extractors & Testing – we will discuss, ID and outline new Rules and Regulations for Extractors which will be presented to CDPHE for adoption. This workgroup will have heavy participating from current Extractors and Processor. We will meet both in person and on the phone on time per week until proposal is ready for CDPHE (goal is to have this done and under consideration by or before legislative session).
Hemp Terminology & Definitions Workgroup – The goal of this workgroup is to create a comprehensive list of Hemp terms and definitions. Once compiled the members of this workgroup will review and agree on all terms and definitions presented. A completed listed will be published on GHC, other respective locations, regulators, law enforcement and public forums as the main source of reference for hemp terminology. This list will be updated once per year.
Hemp Education & Training Workgroups - Education is the key and majorly lacking for the public/consumer, regulator, law makers and law enforcement. This workgroup will focus on Hemp Educational fact sheets, campaigns and training. We will ID core messages tailored to each audience, ID the topics of education that need to be addressed and defined, training outlines, guides and booklets both available in digital and print format. Meeting will be held both in person, over the phone and or video conference.
State Representative Workgroup – This workshop is very important will be revised each year as new law maker get elected. We will ID all the Colorado State House and Senate Members, their committees, contact info, bills they are sponsoring and relationship building strategies. More details and goals will be discussed and defined at the first workshop. We will meet in person for the first meeting, but there will be future invite only conference calls for the convenience of the workgroup members. This workgroup starts in December and will end at the conclusion of 2019 legislative session.
GHC Hemp Events/Meetings/Workshop Workgroup – This workgroup will focus on GHC related events, meeting and workshops for both members, the public, industry, regulators, law makers and law enforcement. What kind, when, where and how will be discussed and decided by this workgroup. Will meet both in person, conference call and or video conference.
Hemp Variety Database - The main goal of this workgroup is to protect the hemp farmer and ensure success by gather information for all domestically grown hemp varieties, both seed and clones, to create database of hemp genetics. This will include state test fails or passes, independent testing as available and feedback from anyone who has grown any of the varieties listed – this will result in a free online searchable database for the public and ability to submit information from both farmers and seed breeders regarding specific varieties.