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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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Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law | Marijuana Policy Project SALT LAKE CITY — In a special session today, the Utah Legislature enacted a compromise medical marijuana law that will replace the ballot initiative approved by voters on Election Day. The compromise bill is more restrictive than the law established by Proposition 2, which was supported by the Marijuana Policy Project and Utah advocates. In […] Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | Paul Armentano Lawmakers voted in a special legislative session on Monday to replace the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access program. The former law, Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act – was approved by 53 percent of voters on November 6. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri criticized lawmakers’ decision. “Lawmakers should have respected the will of the voters and should have […] Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill | NORML TRENTON, NJ — On Monday, November 26, New Jersey Senate and Assembly lawmakers voted in favor of legislation that seeks to regulate the adult use marijuana market. Members of a 26-member joint committee decided to move forward the legislation: Senate Bill 2703 and Assembly Bill 4497: The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act. Lawmakers […] New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019

New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019

New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019 | NORML ALBANY, NY — A spokesperson for Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that creating a framework for legalizing adult marijuana use is among the administration’s 2019 legislative priorities. “The goal of this administration is to create a model program for regulated adult-use marijuana – and we determined the best way to do that was to ensure our […] New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners

Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners

Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners | Sponsored Content Are you looking to save some green on gifts for your favorite stoner? Check out these dank deals we’ve found for Black Friday 2018! Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion

New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion

New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion | Justin Strekal Just two days after Veteran’s Day, Congressman Seth Moulton has introduced a series of bills aimed at addressing the therapeutic use of marijuana among veterans. Post-traumatic stress, chronic pain, and other medical issues can be a matter of life or death. Moreover, failure of VA policy to allow physicians to openly talk about cannabis or […] New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban

Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban

Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly reaffirmed today that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the finalized language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation is currently being debated by leadership in conference committee. “If there’s a […] Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms

Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms

Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms | NORML Marijuana reformers enjoyed numerous federal, state, and local victories on election night. Here are the highlights. STATE BALLOT INITIATIVES Florida: Sixty-three percent of Florida voters approved Amendment 4, which amends the state constitution to restore voting privileges to those with non-violent felony convictions – including tens of thousands of those convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Passage of the […] Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns | NORML United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced that he is resigning, effective immediately, from the office of the Department of Justice. In both his tenure in Congress and as Attorney General, Sessions was a longstanding, vocal opponent of marijuana policy reform, who once opined, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” As Attorney General, his office rescinded the 2013 Cole memorandum […] US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass | Marijuana Policy Project The initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Utah is reportedly headed toward victory. Fox 13 News Utah projected Proposition 2 will pass, and the measure was leading 54-46 with 68 percent of precincts reporting. Even if the lead does not hold, Utah is expected to soon become the 32nd state in the nation to enact an effective medical marijuana law. Last month, backers of Proposition […] Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day

Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day

Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON — Voters in four states could pass major state-level marijuana policy reform measures on Tuesday. Local marijuana policy measures are also on ballots in two additional states. In two states, voters will decide whether to make marijuana legal for adult use. In Michigan, Proposal 1 would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana similarly to alcohol. In North […] Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Midterms: The Prospects for State-Level Legalization and Medical Marijuana

Marijuana Midterms: The Prospects for State-Level Legalization and Medical Marijuana

Marijuana Midterms: The Prospects for State-Level Legalization and Medical Marijuana | Phillip Smith With less than two weeks to go to Election Day, its looking like a mixed picture for state-level marijuana policy initiatives. There are two states — Michigan and North Dakota — with marijuana legalization on the ballot and there are two more states — Missouri and Utah — with medical marijuana initiatives on the ballot. […] Marijuana Midterms: The Prospects for State-Level Legalization and Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S.

Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S.

Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S. | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — A new Gallup poll released Monday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record high of 66 percent, up from 64 percent last year. Only 32 percent are opposed. The poll found majority support spans the political spectrum, with majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and independents in favor. Support among […] Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S. | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal

New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal

New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal | NORML Sixty-six percent of US adults believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal,” according to national survey data compiled by the Gallup. The percentage is the highest ever reported by Gallup, which has been tracking Americans’ views on the subject of marijuana legalization since 1969. Support was strongest among Millennials (78 percent), Democrats (75 percent), […] New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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What Science Says About Cannabis Legalization

What Science Says About Cannabis Legalization

by docmonstereyes Among the roaring marijuana debate between liberal leftists and the reserved right wing, the science world has remained considerably mute on the issue of cannabis. Despite holding vast quantities of information on the plant, scientists and doctors lie in the shadows behind overt politicians, new-age musos and enraged soccer moms.A plethora of statements encircle pot politics, where the touted pain-relieving properties of medicinal marijuana are stacked against the feared health hazards of cannabis use. Do clinical evidence and scientific studies reveal a truth more akin to flowers and space cake or insomnia and drug addiction?Marijuana contains the substance THC which is known by the majority of people yet assumed without a chemical clue, to be toxic or addictive. THC, short for some long nerdy name you'll never remember anyway, has been administered in various molecular forms to cancer, HIV and multiple sclerosis ...
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Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | NORML HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Patients who consume plant-derived cannabis extracts in the form of an oral lozenge report reductions in chronic pain and opioid use, according to clinical data published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Investigators from the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain assessed the safety and efficacy of the Trokie brand lozenge in a cohort […] Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day

Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day

Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day | Kate Zawidzki This November, ballot measures in 15 counties and two cities will allow voters to weigh in on marijuana policies in Wisconsin. The results could serve as a springboard for reform. The non-binding, advisory questions vary by jurisdiction — with some concerning medical cannabis and some focusing on legalizing marijuana for adults’ use. Voters will consider […] Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions | Drug Policy Alliance NEW YORK, NY — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will announce at a Brooklyn press conference later today an initiative to help up to 20,000 New Yorkers wipe away pass records for marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for […] Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions | Drug Policy Alliance SANTA FE, NM — On Friday, September 7th, the New Mexico Department of Health announced that Secretary Lynn Gallagher would not allow people suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD) to qualify for medical cannabis in New Mexico. This is the second time the Medical Advisory Board’s (MAB) recommendation to add opioid use disorder was denied; […] New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions

New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions

New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions | Paul Armentano BROOKLYN, NY — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez at a press conference today announced his intent to vacate over ten thousand low-level marijuana convictions. Though state lawmakers decriminalized minor marijuana possession offenses in 1977, possessing small amounts of cannabis “in public view” remains a criminal misdemeanor. City police have made several hundred thousand arrests since the late 1990s for violation of the […] New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes

Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes

Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes | NORML SAN DIEGO, CA — State-licensed marijuana retailers are not magnets for serious criminal activity, according to a six-month analysis of law enforcement data conducted by the Voice of San Diego newspaper. Reporters reviewed emergency calls between January and June 2018 – the first six-months during which state-licensed retailers were permitted to operate within the city. Investigators determined that relatively few […] Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) announced Wednesday it is endorsing Measure 3, the initiative to legalize marijuana for adults in North Dakota and expunge past marijuana-related convictions. MPP is the nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, and it played leading roles in the successful legalization initiative efforts in Colorado, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maine, […] MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2”

NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2”

NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2” | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has endorsed Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act, which regulates the licensed production and distribution of medical cannabis products to qualified patients who possess a physician’s recommendation. Seventy-seven percent of adults express support for the law change, according to statewide polling data compiled in March. […] NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2” | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative

Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative

Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative | Phillip Smith As North Dakotans prepare to head to the polls in November to vote on the Measure 3 marijuana legalization initiative, they rely on their state government to come up with an estimate of what it will cost taxpayers. It’s not just this initiative—state law mandates that voters be informed of the potential budgetary impacts of any measure […] Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion

New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion

New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion | NORML SANTA FE, NM — New Mexico’s Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher has agreed to proposed changes in the state’s medical cannabis law that would permit patients with obstructive sleep apnea to access marijuana; but she rejected calls to expand access to patients with other debilitating conditions, including Tourette’s syndrome (TS) and opioid dependency. “I cannot say with any degree of […] New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program | NORML DOVER, DE — Democrat Governor John Carney has signed legislation into law expanding the pool of patients eligible to access medical marijuana in Delaware. House Bill 374, which took immediate effect, expands the statutory definition of a “debilitating medical condition” under the state’s medical cannabis law to include glaucoma and “chronic debilitating migraines.” An earlier version of […] Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education

NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education

NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education | Kevin Mahmalji As the summer months come to a close and as political campaigns around the country ramp up outreach efforts, NORML chapters are working to make sure that supporters of marijuana law reform efforts are registered to vote. Through our partnership with Rock the Vote, we’ve made it quick and easy for our members and supporters to […] NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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