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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 Future

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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Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation to remove low THC hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act and amend federal regulations to better facilitate industrial hemp production, research, and commerce. The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 allows states, not the […] Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization

New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization

New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization | NORML NEW ORLEANS, LA — Minor marijuana possession arrests have plunged in the city of New Orleans following the adoption of a municipal ordinance one year ago that called for fining rather than arresting low-level offenders. According to citywide data, just one percent of encounters between police and someone accused of possessing marijuana resulted in an arrest between June […] New Orleans: Marijuana Arrests Plummet Post-Decriminalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […] Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws

Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws

Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) revealed today that in a recent phone conversation with President Trump, the President expressed support for letting states decide their own policies when it comes to cannabis. Senator Gardner has been blocking the confirmation of key nominees to the Department of Justice since Attorney General Sessions rescinded the […] Advocates Respond to Trump’s Pledge to Respect State Marijuana Laws | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option

Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option

Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option | NORML NEW YORK, NY — More than seven in ten practicing physicians support allowing qualified patients the option to use cannabis therapeutically, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. New York University investigators surveyed the attitudes of practicing physicians in New York State. Seventy-one percent of respondents said that cannabis ought to be legal for […] Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed

Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed

Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed | Phillip Smith President Trump last week signaled a dramatic turnaround in administration marijuana policy, telling Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner that the Justice Department would not go after state-legal marijuana in Colorado and that he would support moves to address the contradiction between legal marijuana states and federal pot prohibition. That puts Trump in line with his […] Trump Cuts the Legs Out from Under Sessions’ War on Weed | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity

Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity

Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity | NORML BOLOGNA, ITALY — The enactment of adult use marijuana regulatory laws is associated with reduced levels of property crimes and violent criminal activity, according to data published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Investigators from Italy’s University of Bologna evaluated the association between the enactment of adult use regulations and county level crime rates in jurisdictions […] Study: Marijuana Legalization Helps Reduce Criminal Activity | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana

Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana

Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana | NORML ASBURY PARK, NJ — By a margin of three to one, Americans say that booze is more dangerous than is marijuana, according to a nationwide Rasmussen Reports poll. Forty-six percent of respondents perceived alcohol to be more dangerous than marijuana, versus only 15 percent of respondents who said that cannabis is most dangerous. Thirty percent of […] Poll: Americans Believe that Alcohol Poses Greater Risks to Health Than Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States

Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States

Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — According to a statement released Friday by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), President Trump said in a phone call on Wednesday that he would not allow the Department of Justice to target businesses and individuals who are in compliance with state laws regulating marijuana for adults. Sen. Gardner also said the President would support legislation […] Trump Administration Supports Leaving Marijuana Policy to States | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Pennsylvania Approves Allowing Patients to Vaporize Whole Plant Marijuana Flowers; Adds Qualifying Conditions to Program

Pennsylvania Approves Allowing Patients to Vaporize Whole Plant Marijuana Flowers; Adds Qualifying Conditions to Program

Pennsylvania Approves Allowing Patients to Vaporize Whole Plant Marijuana Flowers; Adds Qualifying Conditions to Program | Marijuana Policy Project HARRISBURG, PA — At a hearing on Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health approved changes to the Pennsylvania medical marijuana program that were recommended by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board on April 9. The Department approved the advisory board’s recommendations to allow patients to access medical marijuana flowers for vaporization in addition to the more expensive […] Pennsylvania Approves Allowing Patients to Vaporize Whole Plant Marijuana Flowers; Adds Qualifying Conditions to Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations | Patrick K. Nightingale, Esq Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis law created an Advisory Board to make recommendations to the Department of Health. The Board is comprised of medical professionals, law enforcement representatives, patient advocates and appointees from the majority and minority parties. Pursuant to section 1201(f) the Board “shall have the power to prescribe, amend and repeal bylaws, rules and regulations […] Pennsylvania Department of Health Approves Advisory Board Recommendations | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — United States Rep. Timothy Waltz (D-MN), along with over 30 bipartisan co-sponsors, has introduced legislation, HR 5520: The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018, to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research into the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis among veterans. The legislation states: “In carrying out the responsibilities of the Secretary of Veterans […] Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Facilitate Medical Marijuana Trials for Veterans | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact on Cognitive Performance

Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact on Cognitive Performance

Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact on Cognitive Performance | NORML Cannabis exposure in adolescents and young adults is not associated with any significant long-term detrimental effects on cognitive performance, according to a systematic literature review published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Investigators affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine and with the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania reviewed data from 69 separate studies published between […] Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact on Cognitive Performance | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act

Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act

Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Senator Bernie Sanders joined Senator Cory Booker on a live stream for a conversation about ending prohibition and co-sponsoring the Marijuana Justice Act. But they can’t do it alone. Right now, 33 members of Congress have put their name on the House and Senate versions of this legislation, but we still have a […] Bernie Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Chuck Schumer to Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

Chuck Schumer to Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

Chuck Schumer to Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will soon introduce a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. In a video tweet posted on Vice News, Leader Schumer says: “I’ll be introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, from one end of the country to the other.” BREAKING: Senator Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) changes position and says […] Chuck Schumer to Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Majority Leader Fast-Tracks Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Fast-Tracks Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Fast-Tracks Hemp Legalization Bill | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Rand Paul (R-KY) and Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation to remove low THC hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act and amend federal regulations to better facilitate industrial hemp production, research, and commerce. The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 empowers states to regulate hemp production and […] Senate Majority Leader Fast-Tracks Hemp Legalization Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Chuck Schumer is Ready to Legalize Weed

Chuck Schumer is Ready to Legalize Weed

Chuck Schumer is Ready to Legalize Weed | Phillip Smith The Senate’s highest-ranking Democrat is letting his freak flag fly. In a Thursday night interview with VICE News, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced he is crafting legislation that would result in the effective end of federal marijuana prohibition. Schumer has previously supported medical marijuana and allowing states the right to experiment with legalization, but this […] Chuck Schumer is Ready to Legalize Weed | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Massachusetts Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Provision Into Law

Massachusetts Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Provision Into Law

Massachusetts Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Provision Into Law | NORML BOSTON, MA — Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has signed legislation into law that includes a provision expunging the criminal records of those convicted of certain prior marijuana offenses. Language in Senate Bill 2371 states, “[A] court may order the expungement of a record created as a result of a criminal court appearance … if the court determines based […] Massachusetts Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Provision Into Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NM: Albuquerque Enacts Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

NM: Albuquerque Enacts Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

NM: Albuquerque Enacts Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance | NORML ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller has signed municipal legislation into law decriminalizing offenses involving the possession of small quantities of cannabis and marijuana-related paraphernalia. Under the new law, the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is classified as a civil infraction, punishable by a $ 25 fine. Under state law, first-time simple marijuana possession offenses […] NM: Albuquerque Enacts Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Pennsylvania Regulators Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Pennsylvania Regulators Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Pennsylvania Regulators Expand Medical Marijuana Program | NORML HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine has signed off on a series of recommendations expanding patients’ access to medical cannabis. The changes, previously recommended by the state’s medical marijuana advisory board, expand the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis therapy to include those suffering from opioid dependency, neurodegenerative diseases, and/or dyskinetic or other spastic movement disorders. […] Pennsylvania Regulators Expand Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition

Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition

Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition | NORML PHILADELPHIA, PA — Cannabis exposure in adolescents and young adults is not associated with any significant long-term detrimental effects on cognitive performance, according to a systematic literature review published last week in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Investigators affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine and with the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania reviewed data from 69 separate studies […] Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard

NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard

NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | NORML The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has announced the release of their 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. KEY FINDINGS Twenty-four US governors received a passing grade of ‘C’ […] NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States

Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States

Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate it. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Gardner told […] Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use

Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use

Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use | NORML ST. LOUIS, MO — State laws reducing minor marijuana possession offenses from criminal to civil violations (aka decriminalization) are associated with dramatic reductions in drug-related arrests, and are not linked to any uptick in youth cannabis use, according to data published by researchers affiliated with Washington University and the National Bureau of Economic Research. Investigators examined the impact […] Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions

More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions

More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions | NORML SACRAMENTO, CA — Officials in two additional California counties, Sonoma County (population 502,000) and Yolo County (population 213,000), have announced that they will proactively review and vacate thousands of past marijuana convictions. Sonoma county officials estimate that some 3,000 cases are eligible for either a sentence reduction or expungement. In Yolo County, the District Attorney’s Office has […] More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program | Drug Policy Alliance TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced steps to expand New Jersey’s long-stalled Medicinal Marijuana Program. The Governor acted quickly after taking office, issuing an executive order mandating the Department of Health to review the program and make recommendations for improvement. The announcement today is the result of this executive order. The changes […] New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program | Justin Strekal TRENTON, NJ — In his ongoing effort to expand the Garden State’s medical marijuana program to be more patient-oriented, Governor Phil Murphy (D-NJ) has made dramatic changes to the state’s regulatory program. We will begin the elimination of the requirement that doctors prescribing medical marijuana appear on a public registry, and transition to an optional listing […] New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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