May 19, 2016

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2018
August 24

Colorado Counties Western District Meeting

Colorado Counties Western District Meeting
Hemp Cleans presentation on Hemp for Post-Wildfire Remediation.
June 29

Southern Tier Hemp Summit brings hemp industry leaders to Binghamton

Southern Tier Hemp Summit brings hemp industry leaders to Binghamton
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Hemp Industry has begun to plant itself in New York. The first Southern Tier Hemp Summit was hosted Friday by the Castetter Sustainability Group and the Binghamton University Office of Entrepreneurship. The event featured hemp industry leaders from across the country to help educate, network, and..Read More
2017
October 28

Energy Blend: Could hemp be the next viable energy source?

Energy Blend: Could hemp be the next viable energy source?
It looks like USHempEnergy is the trademark owner of HempCoal. “The potential energy uses may be to gasify, then scrub and liquefy it to diesels and gas fuel,” said Jason Lauve. Lauve, also known as Mister Hemp, is founder of Hemp Cleans — an organization that works for the regulation, cultivation and research..Read More
September 19

Hemp a highlight of Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado economic development summit

Hemp a highlight of Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado economic development summit
CRAIG — From hemp to coding schools, a diverse lineup of presentations at Friday’s economic summit emphasized regional collaboration and innovation, including a presentation by the so-called Mister Hemp. Mister Hemp, also known as Jason Lauve, has spent years researching hemp and its industrial applications as the founder and executive director..Read More
July 6

Is Colorado Trying to Criminalize Medical Marijuana Caregivers?

Is Colorado Trying to Criminalize Medical Marijuana Caregivers?
Rick Wainwright, whose acquittal in a 2009 criminal case helped cement the concept that Colorado’s six-plant threshold for medical marijuana patients can be expanded, is suing Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman over a new law that tries to limit large home grows under the theory that they may..Read More
April 20

Llevan el “Rally 420” hasta el Capitolio

Llevan el “Rally 420” hasta el Capitolio
La actividad, que se realizó en el Día de la Marihuana, también contó con una feria de servicios y orientación dirigida a las personas que utilizan cannabis medicinal. La lucha por conseguir la descriminalización del cannabis en la Isla fue el motor detrás del evento “Rally 420”, realizado este jueves..Read More
March 13

Weed Activists in Colorado Oppose the State’s 16 Homegrown Plant Cap

Weed Activists in Colorado Oppose the State’s 16 Homegrown Plant Cap
The state says they’re reining in the black market. Medical patients and activists like Jason Lauve disagree. Last week, a house committee ruled 11-2 in favor of HB17-1220, a bill that would enact a statewide cap on marijuana home grows to 16 plants per household. According to the state legislature, the..Read More
2015
June 15

Jason Lauve – Cáñamo Industrial En El Continente Americano – CannaCosta 2015

Jason Lauve – Cáñamo Industrial En El Continente Americano – CannaCosta 2015
Jason Lauve, a hemp expert from Colorado with experience in electrical and mechanical engineering, presented a comprehensive overview of industrial hemp. He primarily focused on aspects of its growth, including the natural distribution of different kinds of hemp across the planet and optimal growing conditions. Lauve also discussed some unique..Read More
June 5

El cannabis medicinal moverá $1,000 millones en cinco años

El cannabis medicinal moverá $1,000 millones en cinco años
La marihuana medicinal es el tema de una conferencia que tendrá lugar este fin de semana en Fercori, con la participación de 21 expertos, tanto nacionales como mundiales, incluido Jason Lauve, quien promovió su uso en Colorado, uno de los primeros estados en permitir su venta. Podría ser importante en..Read More
2014
October 14

Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery and Many Things You Haven’t Yet Imagined

Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery and Many Things You Haven’t Yet Imagined
Everlasting thanks to Josh Hendrix and Jason Lauve, without whom the harvest tour wouldn’t have happened. I’ll never forget it. Other than when some leftovers exploded in Josh’s Ford around a tough Bluegrass State curve near his grandfather’s ranch, there wasn’t an un-blissful moment on the whole tour. Jason’s hemp..Read More
October 1

The New Green Thing

The New Green Thing
Cannabis-leaf juicing is the new green thing Jason Lauve juices daily. A drink of his might start with a couple of carrots, a cucumber or two, and some blueberries. Then all of that gets added to freshly pulverized cannabis leaves. The fruits and veggies may change (and sometimes he adds..Read More
August 11

Jason Lauve, el hombre que ganó la primera batalla y prendió la mecha del cannabis en Colorado

Jason Lauve, el hombre que ganó la primera batalla y prendió la mecha del cannabis en Colorado
Jason Lauve se ha convertido en un icono de lucha de aquellos que necesitan consumir marihuana medicinal para hacer que sus enfermedades sean más llevaderas. También se ha convertido en el ejemplo que prueba que es posible ganar la batalla cannábica en los tribunales con la ley en la mano...Read More
August 6

Pivotal Boulder medical marijuana trial blazed way to pot regulation, use

Pivotal Boulder medical marijuana trial blazed way to pot regulation, use
BROOMFIELD — Exactly five years ago, a beaming Jason Lauve rolled out of the Boulder County Justice Center in his wheelchair, balancing on his lap an assortment of marijuana that had just been returned to him by sheriff’s deputies. A jury minutes earlier had acquitted Lauve — a victim of a..Read More
August 6

Jason Lauve, El Hombre Que Ganó La Primera Batalla Y Prendió La Mecha Del Cannabis En Colorado

Jason Lauve, El Hombre Que Ganó La Primera Batalla Y Prendió La Mecha Del Cannabis En Colorado
Jason Lauve se ha convertido en un icono de lucha de aquellos que necesitan consumir marihuana medicinal para hacer que sus enfermedades sean más llevaderas. También se ha convertido en el ejemplo que prueba que es posible ganar la batalla cannábica en los tribunales con la ley en la mano. Su caso,..Read More
August 5

Jason Lauve on Pot Progress and Challenges on Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Court Ruling

Jason Lauve on Pot Progress and Challenges on Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Court Ruling
Five years ago tomorrow, on August 6, 2009, Jason Lauve was acquitted in a high-profile medical marijuana case decided on the cusp of the MMJ boom. Since the conclusion of the landmark trial, Lauve is astonished by everything that’s happened on the Colorado pot scene. But while he’s optimistic about..Read More
July 2

Hemp Industry Consultant Jason Lauve

Hemp Industry Consultant Jason Lauve
Jason Lauve is the Executive Director of the Colorado based  HempCleans, a grassroots nonprofit striving for the implementation and regulation of industrial hemp.  He is a consultant to the hemp industry and along with Tom McCain was involved in bringing 350 lbs of hemp seed to Colorado from Canada. On June 14th..Read More
2013
October 7

Field of Dreams: Colorado’s Ryan Loflin Harvests Historic Hemp Crop

Field of Dreams: Colorado’s Ryan Loflin Harvests Historic Hemp Crop
Ryan Loflin just gave Uncle Sam the bird–and made history in the process. On Saturday, October 5, the Colorado farmer and forty or so supporters began hand harvesting his 60 acre plot of industrial hemp near Springfield. The miracle plant hasn’t been grown in America on a large scale since..Read More
August 5

Groundwork Laid, Growers Turn to Hemp in Colorado

Groundwork Laid, Growers Turn to Hemp in Colorado
In Colorado, Jason Lauve, the executive director of Hemp Cleans, an advocacy group, said he has spoken with about two dozen small farmers and landowners who are cautiously growing their first hemp crops. “We’re really walking gently,” Mr. Lauve said. “We don’t want to put people at risk. We want..Read More
March 14

Can hemp escape the role of marijuana’s sober stepsister?

Can hemp escape the role of marijuana’s sober stepsister?
Jason Lauve, the medical cannabis defendant and the most poetic of the bunch, has a vivid dream of the world he’d like to live in. Paraphrasing a national hemp advocate, he says, “I wake up in bed in the morning on my hemp sheets, on my hemp mattress, on my..Read More
2012
November 5

What is Hemp?

What is Hemp?
“The tensile strength can be very high, meaning it makes a great thread, string and rope, as well as fiberglass like material, which is very safe, strong and light, unlike fiberglass,” Jason Lauve, founder and director of Hemp Cleans in Colorado and the author of a bill that established a pilot program..Read More
October 27

Jason Lauve – Hemp’s Industrial Man!!!! The architect of Industrial Hemp

Jason Lauve – Hemp’s Industrial Man!!!! The architect of Industrial Hemp
Jason has been the figurehead at the front of the march. He wrote the Industrial Hemp Remediation Program Act for Colorado. He is traveling to Canada (Nov. 4th-11th) and California (Nov. 12) to speak about his Remediation Program and the Colorado future of Hemp. This is a huge piece of..Read More
February 23

Hemp study bill could open doors for Colorado industrial hemp production

Hemp study bill could open doors for Colorado industrial hemp production
​The idea to use industrial hemp as a soil-remediation tool was brought to McKinley’s attention by Cannabis advocate Jason Lauve a few years ago. McKinley says Lauve has been instrumental in getting the bill off the ground. Cannabis soil remediation dovetailed perfectly with McKinley’s work with cleaning up the former Rocky Flats..Read More
January 26

Marijuana Push in Colorado Likens It to Alcohol

Marijuana Push in Colorado Likens It to Alcohol
But things in Colorado have also significantly changed in the six years since the last referendum here. Medical marijuana providers now have money to back campaigns with advertising — in stark contrast to the effort in 2006, which had almost no financial backing — and are mostly supporting the ballot..Read More
2011
September 10

Those Interested In Growing Hemp Learn Grass Is Greener On The Other Side

Those Interested In Growing Hemp Learn Grass Is Greener On The Other Side
Walsh, Colo. —Farmers from all over Baca County came to the Gem Theater in Walsh, Colo., for a presentation, organized by local resident Diane Irwin, on industrial hemp farming.Hemp is a very useful fiber and grain crop that was grown here since before America was founded. Unfortunately, hemp was made..Read More
2010
December 29

Acquitted of drug charges, Louisville medical pot patient starts magazine

Acquitted of drug charges, Louisville medical pot patient starts magazine
Jason Lauve never thought he’d become an activist, but after a Boulder County jury acquitted him of felony drug possession last summer, Lauve found himself thrust into the spotlight and became something of a folk hero to medical marijuana patients. Now, the Louisville man, who won his case and had..Read More
May 15

March to Governor’s Residence protests bills on medical marijuana

March to Governor’s Residence protests bills on medical marijuana
Among the sign-wielding protesters, Jason Lauve voiced his feeling on the new legislation. “This is going to destroy me as a patient,” Lauve said. He worries the medical-marijuana prices will increase and dispensaries will be run out of town, he said. A ski slope collision in 2004 left Lauve with..Read More
2009
November 14

Medical marijuana industry’s growth spurs backlash

Medical marijuana industry’s growth spurs backlash
His lawyer assures him the grow operation and members-only dispensary he runs from a nondescript North Boulder warehouse is on the right side of the ambiguous regulations that constitute medical marijuana law in Colorado today. That doesn’t stop him from worrying about what will happen if he’s pulled over on..Read More
August 4

Patient Faces Jail Time and Then Wins

Patient Faces Jail Time and Then Wins
These are a few articles about Mr. Lauve and his Medical Necessity Cannabis Case. He had been teaching 3D computer animation/programing for over 6 years at the time and was fired the day the news published his WIN. Seriously ill cancer patient may face jail time for medical marijuana Boulder..Read More
1975
September 1

IMDb

IMDb
Filmography All My Children (TV Series) Jamie Coles (1975) Perchance to Dream (Short) (animation special effects) (2009) Fall in Line (Short) (technical advisor) (2007)   https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1443438/