Hempologist John Dvorak’s Cannabis Curriculum and Traveling Hemp Museum

July 27, 2018 | 10:00 am | Room 102 | Cultivation

The Cannabis Curriculum is an effort to increase understanding and research into the myriad aspects of industrial hemp, medicinal cannabis and marijuana prohibition.  The first part of the talk will focus on the incredible potential of hemp, the Green Buffalo. Topics include hemp history, engineering, biology and chemistry. Hemp’s “green” aspects will be highlighted in the environmental sciences and architecture segments, while nutrition, body care, CBD and the economics of hemp will also be discussed.  

The past, present and future of medicinal cannabis will be explored.  The economics of prohibition along with how cannabis affects public policy, political science, sociology and philosophy will be discussed.        
The influence of marijuana on the entertainment world will be covered as will the crucial role of women in ending prohibition and de-stigmatizing cannabis consumers.  
The Traveling Hemp Museum, which features the raw materials and finished products that make cannabis hemp one of the most versatile plants known will be on display.  Free hempformation and samples will be available so people can take some hemp home. This promises to be an informative and entertaining presentation that is sure to give attendees a good foundational grasp of some of the fields of study and concepts that intersect with our favorite plant.

JD Head Shot

John Dvorak; Hempologist, Hempology.org

Hempologist John Dvorak has studied cannabis hemp and its prohibition for more than 25 years.  He’s brought his unique style of anti-prohibition activism to radio & television programs, student groups, medical marijuana conferences, trade shows, hemp festivals and legalization rallies.  
JD created the Cannabis Curriculum to encourage research into the beneficial aspects of industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis and the devastating effects that marijuana prohibition has on society.  
His Traveling Hemp Museum includes raw materials, artifacts and finished products made from hemp.  His website, Hempology.Org, contains many articles and images that highlight hemp’s rich history.
He created 3 lectures for Oregon State University’s online Industrial Hemp course and is a long time member and former Board member of both the Hemp Industries Association and Mass Cann/NORML.  
JD has written articles for The Journal of the International Hemp Association, Hemp Magazine, Hemp Times, Hempworld, Hemphasis, The Hemp Commerce and Farming Report, Hemp Lifestyle Magazine, The Boston Phoenix, 1000 Watts Magazine, Ladybud Magazine, Wicked Good Fahmah and Dig Boston.