Come get your PhD in THC at Seattle Hempfest!
The 2004 Seattle Hempfest proved that the gentle giant of pot rallies has the staying power to see marijuana and hemp legal to produce, use and safely medicate within our lifetime.
Pounded by rain intermittently, Hempfest went on to see the largest crowd ever at 7pm on the Mainstage when headline act KottonMouthKings took over. The team spirit and community vibe of our staff shone through the cloudy, rainy weather and our biggest regret is that some performers did not get to participate due to the volume of water. We are truly sorry.
We are already hard at work preparing for Seattle Hempfest 2005, and although we have seen many victories locally, such as I-692, Washington State’s Medical Marijuana Law and I-75, Seattle’s Municipal Lowest Priority Law, there is still much work to be done. We need to increase the outreach and education to the eastern part of the state, and continue to streamline Hempfest to keep it fiscally strong and educationally dynamic.
One new addition we hope to include US hemp regulators soon is marijuana abuse prevention education. While we feel adults should have the right to responsibly use marijuana, we understand that some people may abuse it. Even though that number may put those people in the vast minority, they are still important to us, and we feel an obligation and a responsibility to address the issue of pot abuse. We are not …