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Dear Reader,

Bringing It Home Movie Poster On the heels of an outstanding Hemp History Week this past summer, and in advance of the Hemp Industries Association Conference and Lobby Day scheduled for November 17-18th in Washington, D.C., we invite you to join us in hosting a BRINGING IT HOME film screening in your community to spark conversation and action for industrial hemp this Fall. Also, please see below for a Hemp History Week job opportunity.

BRINGING IT HOME - Host a Screening

Hemp History Week saw the nation-wide premiere of BRINGING IT HOME, an entertaining and educational 52 minute documentary film by Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson that explores hemp's past, present and future with animation, archival footage and interviews with business owners using hemp for construction, textiles, nutrition, soaps and bio-plastics in the U.S.A and abroad.

Now you have the opportunity to screen this film in your community and help us collect signed letters to your Senators and Representatives. Sign up today at DVD and community screening license will be available at a discounted price for a limited time.

Thanks to a donation by Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, for a special discounted price of only $24.99 you can own this film and have a one-time license to screen it! There's more - Dr. Bronner's will select one event to fly film director Linda Booker in as a guest speaker and give a unique gift of Dr. Bronner's product samples to your event. Note: all events will be eligible to receive hemp product samples from one or more Hemp History Week sponsors such as Manitoba Harvest, Nutiva and Dr. Bronner's while supplies last. See below for more details on organizing a screening and how to apply for a director visit. It's time to grow the hemp movement with BRINGING IT HOME!

How to Host a Film Screening:

1. Watch the trailer here:

2. Sign up and Register your film screening event here:

3. Buy the DVD by choosing Community, Community Library, Grades 9-12 (special price is $24.99).

4. Download the ready-to-go BRINGING IT HOME press release, screening guide and flyer template to help organize your event.

5. Remember to Take Action for hemp farming at your event by having guests sign a letter to congress for the Industrial Hemp Farming Act.

6. Report back to Hemp History Week! Share photos, stories, feedback and results.

Last day to enroll: October 15th (Screenings should be scheduled for October-November. Note: Promotion is for U.S. DVD sales only.

Enter for a Chance to Win a Director Visit:
To enter for a chance to have a director visit email: with a brief explanation (250 words) of why Producer/Director Linda Booker should visit your community and why you'd like to see industrial hemp grown in the U.S. Make sure to describe your event: city /state, when, venue, number of guests, and how you plan to promote the screening. Note: to qualify, the event will need to have a minimum of 50 attendees, be well promoted and have a Facebook event page.


Remember to Stay Connected!


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Lobby for hemp on Capitol Hill this November! Learn more about the 20th annual Hemp Industries Association conference here:
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Hemp History Week - Position Available 
Hemp History Week has grown over the past 4 years into a major retailer promotion featuring more than 750 retailers including Whole Foods Markets nationwide. We are now seeking candidates for the following position:

Campaign Coordinator: Position oversees the campaign coordination of retailer and grass-roots programming for the 5th annual Hemp History Week (HHW), the largest national grassroots marketing and public education effort to resume industrial hemp farming in the U.S. Specifically, the position executes the event strategy including grass-roots outreach, event coordination and develops communication for various marketing channels including web and social media Candidates MUST live in CA, OR or WA to apply.

About Vote Hemp
Vote Hemp is a national, single-issue, nonprofit organization dedicated to the acceptance of and free market for industrial hemp, low-THC oilseed and fiber varieties of Cannabis, and to changes in current law to allow U.S. farmers to grow the crop.

About the Hemp Industries Association 
The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) represents the interests of the hemp industry and encourages the research and development of new products made from industrial hemp, oilseed and fiber varieties of Cannabis.

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