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The US Hemp Co family

US Hemp Co stands as a hopeful vision of what is possible when we view ourselves as citizens instead of consumers. We focus on cooperation and community instead of competition and profits.

We are determined to help lay a foundation for a better more sustainable future for our children, grandchildren, and beyond.


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We are ready for hemp

We are ready to help make hemp a reality in the USA by spreading the word about all the great benefits hemp could bring to our country.

A return to natural resources is a return to community based economies, non-toxic, biodegradable products, closed loop carbon cycles, and a brighter tomorrow. A hemp economy is a local economy. A local economy is sustainable, strong, and secure. The future has begun.

The world is ready for Cannabis

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Hemp Innovations

We have been at work developing some wonderful products as a result of community involvement.

The hemp surfboard, hemp bike, hemp furniture, hemp artists canvas, and hemp band T's are the just the beginning. By spreading the word we have been able to sow many seeds that just need your imagination and efforts to become reality. We have put on a very small display of what is possible.

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The Future of Hemp Has Begun

 

From hemp seeds, hemp wood, hemp fibers, hemp oil, and more hemp seeds… industrial hemp is here. Cannabis for food, medicine and industrial materials is just the beginning. A new era is upon us that will lead to a wider use of Cannabis for hemp home building, hemp plastics, hemp clothing, hemp composites, and more. Many products are already gaining popularity, like raw hulled hemp seeds, hemp milk, hemp granola and hemp beer. 

 

It is said that the present is pregnant with the future.” – Voltaire

 

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Arizona: Yes on 205 Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launches TV Ads

Arizona: Yes on 205 Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launches TV Ads

Arizona: Yes on 205 Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launches TV Ads | Barrett Marson PHOENIX, AZ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a statewide TV ad campaign Tuesday in support of Prop. 205. The ad, “Regulation Works,” highlights some of the benefits of regulating and taxing marijuana and sets the record straight about the impact a similar ballot initiative has had in Colorado. The ad begins by […] Arizona: Yes on 205 Marijuana Legalization Campaign Launches TV Ads | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Releases Updated and Revised 2016 Congressional Scorecard

NORML Releases Updated and Revised 2016 Congressional Scorecard

NORML Releases Updated and Revised 2016 Congressional Scorecard | Danielle Keane Today is National Voter Registration Day and we are pleased to present this valuable voter education tool to the marijuana movement: NORML’s updated and revised 2016 Congressional Scorecard. The Scorecard is an all-encompassing database that assigns a letter grade of ‘A’ (the highest grade possible) to ‘F’ (the lowest grade possible) to members of Congress […] NORML Releases Updated and Revised 2016 Congressional Scorecard | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Arizona School Officials Endorse Marijuana Legalization Initiative 205

Arizona School Officials Endorse Marijuana Legalization Initiative 205 | Barrett Marson PHOENIX, AZ — Several Arizona school officials threw their support behind Prop. 205 on Thursday, highlighting the much-needed revenue that will be raised for K-12 education if voters approve the initiative to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol. The Yes on 205 campaign received endorsements from Arizona School Boards Association Immediate Past President Jesus Rubalcava, who currently […] Arizona School Officials Endorse Marijuana Legalization Initiative 205 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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After Nearly 80 Years of Marijuana Prohibition, the Tide is Turning

After Nearly 80 Years of Marijuana Prohibition, the Tide is Turning

After Nearly 80 Years of Marijuana Prohibition, the Tide is Turning | Terry Franklin As marijuana legalization gains traction across the country, some ask “Why now?” A better question perhaps is “How did this prohibition ever last so long?” People have always suffered the compulsion to hunt scapegoats, and politicians are more than happy to pander to our harshest instincts. With two world wars and the Cold War, the […] After Nearly 80 Years of Marijuana Prohibition, the Tide is Turning | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Poll Finds Most Coloradans Upbeat About Legal Marijuana, Few Would Support Repeal

Poll Finds Most Coloradans Upbeat About Legal Marijuana, Few Would Support Repeal | Marijuana Policy Project DENVER, CO — A new poll finds Colorado voters are still upbeat about their decision to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use, and few would support repealing Amendment 64, the legalization initiative approved in November 2012. The results of the statewide survey, which was conducted earlier this month by Public Policy Polling, contradict claims […] Poll Finds Most Coloradans Upbeat About Legal Marijuana, Few Would Support Repeal | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Opioid Prevalence Falls Following Medical Cannabis Legalization

Study: Opioid Prevalence Falls Following Medical Cannabis Legalization

Study: Opioid Prevalence Falls Following Medical Cannabis Legalization | Paul Armentano The implementation of medical marijuana programs is associated with a decrease in the prevalence of opioids detected among fatally injured drivers, according to data published in the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers at Columbia University in New York and the University of California at Davis performed a between-state comparison of opioid positivity rates in […] Study: Opioid Prevalence Falls Following Medical Cannabis Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana

Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana

Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana | Thomas H. Clarke BOSTON, MA — A new poll released this week finds enough support among Bay State voters to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts this November. According to a WBUR Poll released Tuesday, Massachusetts voters support Question 4 by a margin of 50% to 45%. Democrats were more likely to support legalization, with 53% in favor and 41% opposed. […] Poll: Massachusetts Voters Likely to Approve Legalizing Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Marijuana Use Linked to Lower BMI

Study: Marijuana Use Linked to Lower BMI

Study: Marijuana Use Linked to Lower BMI | Paul Armentano CORAL GABLES, FL — Cannabis use is associated with lower body mass index (BMI) over time, according to data published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. Investigators at the University of Miami assessed the relationship between marijuana use and BMI in a nationally representative longitudinal sample (The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent […] Study: Marijuana Use Linked to Lower BMI | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona

Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona

Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona | Phillip Smith Marijuana legalization advocates have long argued that pharmaceutical companies, who could lose out if marijuana is legally available, are some of the staunchest supporters of pot prohibition, and now an Arizona company is making their case for them. According to campaign finance reports posted online by the Arizona secretary of state’s office, fentanyl manufacturer Insys […] Maker of Deadly Fentanyl Kicks In Half a Million Dollars to Defeat Pot Legalization in Arizona | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Ohio as New Law Officially Takes Effect

Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Ohio as New Law Officially Takes Effect

Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Ohio as New Law Officially Takes Effect | Marijuana Policy Project COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio’s new medical marijuana law will officially go into effect on Thursday, September 8. Patients with qualifying medical conditions will receive limited legal protections from laws prohibiting marijuana possession, as several state agencies formally begin the process of establishing a regulated system of medical marijuana production and distribution. “This is a major milestone […] Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Ohio as New Law Officially Takes Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Prop. 205 Camp Slams Opposition Group for Taking Huge Big Pharma Donation

Prop. 205 Camp Slams Opposition Group for Taking Huge Big Pharma Donation

Prop. 205 Camp Slams Opposition Group for Taking Huge Big Pharma Donation | Barrett Marson Yes on 205 campaign says Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy is ‘now a complete misnomer,’ slams group for accepting a half-million dollar contribution from developer of ‘pharmaceutical cannabinoids’ PHOENIX, AZ — Supporters of Proposition 205, the initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Arizona, is criticizing the opposition campaign’s decision to accept a massive contribution from a […] Prop. 205 Camp Slams Opposition Group for Taking Huge Big Pharma Donation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Shopping Tips for Buying Bongs Online

Shopping Tips for Buying Bongs Online | Sam Capone When shopping for a new bong as a first timer or a die-hard smoker, it can be extremely difficult to know what factors you need to consider to ensure you pick the right store. How do you know if the store is reputable and can be trusted? What should you be looking out for to […] Shopping Tips for Buying Bongs Online | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available

CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available | Paul Armentano Prohibitionists often claim that legalizing and regulating marijuana will increase youth access to the plant. But newly released federal data says just the opposite. Fewer young people are reporting that marijuana is ‘easy’ to obtain, according to an analysis released this week by the US Centers for Disease Control. Investigators from the Substance Abuse and […] CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People

President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 people incarcerated in federal prison on Tuesday, almost all for drug offenses. This brings his total number of clemencies granted to 673 people. Many of those who received commutations today were victims of the disparity in sentencing between crack and cocaine. President Obama has been […] President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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MassCann/NORML Announces Headliners for Boston Freedom Rally

MassCann/NORML Announces Headliners for Boston Freedom Rally

MassCann/NORML Announces Headliners for Boston Freedom Rally | Scott Gacek BOSTON, MA — Mark your calendars. The Boston Freedom Rally is coming next month, and on Friday it was announced by the Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition (MassCann) that Method Man, Redman and Slaing will be headlining the performances at this year’s festival. The Boston Freedom Rally is the largest annual cannabis event on the East […] MassCann/NORML Announces Headliners for Boston Freedom Rally | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Court: Budgetary Amendment Bars Federal Prosecution of State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Providers

Court: Budgetary Amendment Bars Federal Prosecution of State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Providers | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Federal officials are not permitted to engage in the criminal prosecution of those who are engaged in activity related to medical marijuana absent evidence that the defendants are in clear violation of state law, according to a unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The […] Court: Budgetary Amendment Bars Federal Prosecution of State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Providers | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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License Plate from a Marijuana State? That’s No Reason to Stop and Search, Fed Court Says

License Plate from a Marijuana State? That’s No Reason to Stop and Search, Fed Court Says | Phillip Smith DENVER, CO — Drivers from pot-friendly West Coast states have long complained of “license plate profiling,” claiming state troopers more interested in drug interdiction than traffic safety perch like vultures along the nation’s east-west interstate highways pull them over on pretextual traffic stops—going 71 in a 70 mph zone, failing to wait two full seconds […] License Plate from a Marijuana State? That’s No Reason to Stop and Search, Fed Court Says | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Arizona Judge Dismisses Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Lawsuit

Arizona Judge Dismisses Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Lawsuit | Barrett Marson PHOENIX, AZ — On Friday, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by opponents of Proposition 205 who want to keep the measure off the November ballot. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, which is supporting Proposition 205, is calling on Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk and Maricopa County Attorney Bill […] Arizona Judge Dismisses Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Lawsuit | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients

Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients | Paul Armentano BALTIMORE, MD — A history of marijuana use is not contraindicated in kidney transplantation, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Transplantation. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine evaluated the association between marijuana use and treatment outcomes in 1,225 kidney recipients from 2008 to 2013. Compared to non-users, […] Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Cannabis benefits and Opioids crisis

Over the last few years use of prescription opioids in USA has strongly increased. An over reliance to treat disease and pain that creates some problems to public health. According to a report released by America for Safe Access (ASA), involved in ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis, thousands of patients in pain and without a safer alternative to relieve their suffering are dying over the last year from opioid overdoses. Year 2014 was a record year for overdose deaths; most of them (65%) involving opioids. Including prescription opioids as pain relievers. This kind of prescription has nearly quadrupled since 1999. This is the reason why ASA is asking legislators and health practitioners to educate on the real benefits of medical cannabis and other derived substances as for example CBD oil, which is a very useful product in pain therapy. Medical CBD ...
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Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Prosecuting State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Businesses

Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Prosecuting State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Businesses | Keith Stroup SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, covering nine western states, earlier this week ruled unanimously that the Department of Justice is barred by federal law from prosecuting medical marijuana businesses if those businesses are operating in compliance with state law. This decision came in […] Federal Court of Appeals Upholds Ban on Prosecuting State-Compliant Medical Marijuana Businesses | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Infographic Shows Who Buys Legal Marijuana in America

New Infographic Shows Who Buys Legal Marijuana in America | Celeste Stiles With recreational marijuana sales underway in three states, a fourth one coming soon, and five more states voting on the issue in November, a new infographic released today by New Theory Magazine breaks down who today’s legal cannabis consumers are. Some interesting findings include: The average age for a recreational marijuana consumer is 37 years old The […] New Infographic Shows Who Buys Legal Marijuana in America | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes California Assembly

Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes California Assembly | Drug Policy Alliance SACRAMENTO, CA — Civil asset forfeiture reform legislation authored by Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and David Hadley (R-Torrance) passed the California Assembly Floor by a 67 to 7 vote on Monday. The bill will require that in all cases where law enforcement seize cash under $ 40,000, that there be a conviction in the underlying […] Asset Forfeiture Reform Bill Passes California Assembly | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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DEA Once Again Refuses to Reschedule Marijuana, But Does Offer One Policy Change

DEA Once Again Refuses to Reschedule Marijuana, But Does Offer One Policy Change | Phillip Smith The DEA on Thursday again refused to reschedule marijuana, arguing that its therapeutic value has not been scientifically proven. The move rejecting a rescheduling petition from two governors comes despite medical marijuana being legal in half the states and in the face of an ever-increasing mountain of evidence of marijuana’s medicinal utility. “DEA has denied two […] DEA Once Again Refuses to Reschedule Marijuana, But Does Offer One Policy Change | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Ending Prohibition When Only 13% of Adults Are Smoking?

Ending Prohibition When Only 13% of Adults Are Smoking? | Keith Stroup The latest Gallup Poll, based on polling conducted from July 13-17, 2016, reports that 13% of adults in the US are current marijuana smokers, and 43% have smoked marijuana at some point in their lives. According to Gallup, the numbers of adults acknowledging their personal use of marijuana has risen from 7% in 2013 to […] Ending Prohibition When Only 13% of Adults Are Smoking? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: THC and CBDA Effective in Treating Nausea, Stimulating Appetite in Chemotherapy Patients

Study: THC and CBDA Effective in Treating Nausea, Stimulating Appetite in Chemotherapy Patients | TJ Baker The administration of small amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiolic acid (CBD-A) may be effective in treating nausea and stimulating appetite in chemotherapy patients, according to the results of a new study. Researchers found that the “administration of subthreshold doses of THC (0.5 and 1 mg/kg) or CBDA (0.5 and 1 μg/kg) significantly suppressed acute nausea-induced gaping, whereas higher individual […] Study: THC and CBDA Effective in Treating Nausea, Stimulating Appetite in Chemotherapy Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Florida Medical Marijuana Amendment 2 Polling at 77%

Florida Medical Marijuana Amendment 2 Polling at 77% | Thomas H. Clarke MIAMI BEACH, FL — Florida voters strongly support a proposed ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State, according to a recent poll of likely voters. The poll, conducted by Anzalone Liszt Research on behalf of United for Care, the organization sponsoring measure, found that 77% of likely voters support the “Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions” Amendment 2. […] Florida Medical Marijuana Amendment 2 Polling at 77% | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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