Contact:  Phone: 206.781.5734
Email: [email protected]

Web: http://www.seattlehempfest.com

When: Sunday, August 23, 1998, 10am – 7pm

Where: Myrtle Edwards Park, on the Seattle

Why: To rally and show public support for
a change in the current laws pertaining to hemp and marijuana; to showcase
over 100  retail vendors utilizing  industrial hemp in one of
the largest specialty gift shows in the country; to present world renowned
and universally recognized speakers and regional performers on 2 stages;
to educate the general public on the fallacy of the current laws and repressive
policies of our government in this area and to peacefully assemble to call
for a  change of those laws and to petition our government for a redress
of grievances.

>From its beginning  in 1991, the
Seattle Hempfest has grown to become one of the largest and most sophisticated
events of its kind in the world. Based on past attendance and the growing
national support for the issue, the 1998 Seattle Hempfest is expected to
draw in  excess of 50,000 people. The Hempfest will again be the subject
of regional, national and international media coverage,  feature real-time
internet webcasting, and show a  clear resolve of the electorate to
change current policies and preserve  a unique sense of community.

Media: Working press are welcome to contact
the Seattle Hempfest to arrange for passes, media packs, interviews, etc.

Vendors: Please call or visit our web site
for an application.

Sponsors: There are a number of sponsorship
options available this year, please inquire.

We hope to see you at the 1998 Seattle
Hempfest !