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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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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support | Marijuana Policy Project MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. “Today’s vote shows just how far this issue has advanced in just this past year,” said Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy […] Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Mexico Governor Vetoes Hemp Research Bills

New Mexico Governor Vetoes Hemp Research Bills

New Mexico Governor Vetoes Hemp Research Bills | NORML SANTA FE, NM — New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has vetoed a pair of measures that sought to establish a hemp research program through the state’s Department of Agriculture. The Governor gave no public explanation for the vetoes. The Governor has historically been an outspoken opponent of marijuana law reform efforts – receiving an ‘F’ […] New Mexico Governor Vetoes Hemp Research Bills | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M

Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M

Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M | NORML LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles city voters decided last week in favor of Measure M – a city council sponsored ballot measure to establish rules on how and where marijuana retailers may operate within the city limits. Passage of the new ordinance paves the way for the repeal of Proposition D, which voters approved in […] Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Licensing Measure M | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds

Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds

Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds | Paul Armentano ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Patients registered to use medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, according to data compiled by researchers at the University of New Mexico. Investigators assessed the use of prescription opioids over an 18-month period among patients enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to similar patients who were not. They reported […] Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Federal Marijuana Sentences Plummet: Report

Federal Marijuana Sentences Plummet: Report

Federal Marijuana Sentences Plummet: Report | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — The number of federal offenders sentenced for violating marijuana laws has fallen significantly since 2012, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission. Just over 3,000 federal defendants were sentenced for marijuana violations in 2016, according to the Commission. That total is roughly half of the number of federal defendants that […] Federal Marijuana Sentences Plummet: Report | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin | Phillip Smith US Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again displayed his ignorance about drugs Wednesday as he claimed that marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin. In the same speech, he acknowledged rising heroin and prescription opioid overdose death levels, but failed to note that no one dies from overdosing on marijuana. Heroin produces physical addiction […] Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Texas House to Hold Hearing on Reducing Marijuana Penalties Today

Texas House to Hold Hearing on Reducing Marijuana Penalties Today | Marijuana Policy Project AUSTIN, TX — A bill that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Texas is scheduled to receive a hearing Monday afternoon in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. “I’m proud to present HB 81 to the committee and build on the bipartisan support it’s had from the very beginning,” said Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Chairman Joe Moody (D-El […] Texas House to Hold Hearing on Reducing Marijuana Penalties Today | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Jeff Sessions Won’t Rule Out Using Mafia Law to Go After Legal Marijuana

Jeff Sessions Won’t Rule Out Using Mafia Law to Go After Legal Marijuana | Phillip Smith On conservative radio talker Hugh Hewitt’s program Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued to bad mouth marijuana and suggested he might use laws enacted to go after the Mafia against the legal marijuana industry. “I think it’s a more dangerous drug than a lot of people realize. I don’t think we’re going to be a […] Jeff Sessions Won’t Rule Out Using Mafia Law to Go After Legal Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Five Reasons Trump Needs to Think Twice Before Waging War on Weed

Five Reasons Trump Needs to Think Twice Before Waging War on Weed | Phillip Smith White House press secretary Sean Spicer‘s comment last week that we “will see greater enforcement” of federal marijuana prohibition has set off tremors in the pot industry, but it should be setting off warning bells at the White House itself. Any move against marijuana would be politically fraught, economically foolish, and counter to some of […] Five Reasons Trump Needs to Think Twice Before Waging War on Weed | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers

Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Record numbers of voters support regulating the marijuana market and oppose federal efforts to interfere or undermine state laws permitting the plant’s use or sale, according to nationwide polling data released this week by Quinnipiac University. Ninety-three percent of voters — including 96 percent of Democrats and 85 percent of Republicans — support “allowing adults […] Poll Finds Voters Support Marijuana Law Reform By Record Numbers | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | Phillip Smith Marijuana legalization advocates and the legal marijuana industry have been on tenterhooks ever since Donald Trump won the White House last November, and increasingly so since he nominated pot reform foe Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, the highest law enforcement officer in the land. But for the three months since the election and the […] White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids

Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids | Paul Armentano VICTORIA, BC — Patients with legal access to medical cannabis reduce their use of opioids, benzodiazepines, and other prescription drugs, according to data published online ahead of print in The International Journal of Drug Policy. Researchers at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription […] Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress

The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — United States Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), along with six other Republicans and six Democrats, has reintroduced bipartisan legislation, ‘The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act,’ to prevent the federal government from criminally prosecuting individuals and/or businesses who are engaging in state-sanctioned activities specific to the possession, use, production, and distribution of marijuana. House Resolution […] The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure

DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — After months of public pressure, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed factually inaccurate information from its website. The change comes after Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, filed a legal request with the Department of […] DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | Terry Franklin Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — everything from harsh rhetoric to States’ Rights Libertarianism. Specific policies may come soon. As we […] The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General

Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate voted 52 to 47 Wednesday to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as Attorney General. Most Republicans voted for him; most Democrats voted against him. The vote comes after two months of organized opposition as hundreds of organizations expressed concerns about Sessions’s record and racially-charged statements he has made in the past. […] Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project PROVIDENCE, RI — A new poll shows momentum is building behind the effort to end marijuana prohibition in Rhode Island. Regulate Rhode Island director Jared Moffat held a news conference Tuesday at the State House to discuss the results. He was joined by Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence), who recently introduced the […] Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic Staff If you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift idea for your stoner boyfriend, ganja goddess, or just a little something for yourself, check out these great gift ideas. Be sure to check out the current Dank Deals and Stoner Savings from your favorite online head shops for even more great gift ideas, coupon codes and […] Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis

Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis | NORML SALEM, OR — Lawmakers should not amend the state’s traffic safety laws or institute per se thresholds for cannabinoids, according to the recommendations of a new report issued by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which had been tasked with reviewing the state’s driving laws following the passage of legislation in 2015. Authors concluded that intoxication due […] Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances

Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances | Scott Gacek CHEYENNE, WY — Marijuana possession won’t be decriminalized in Wyoming anytime soon, but statewide penalties could be reduced for first and second time offenders under a penalty reform bill that would also elevate some possession charges to a felony. On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee considered multiple proposals that would change how low-level marijuana offenses are […] Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday

New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday | Scott Gacek CONCORD, NH — Lawmakers in the New Hampshire House will hold a hearing on a Republican-backed bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and older on Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 656, is sponsored by Reps. Glen Aldrich, Caleb Dyer, Brandon Phinney, and Nick Zaricki, all Republicans. The proposal is not related […] New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect

Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect

Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect | Marijuana Policy Project PORTLAND, ME — A voter-approved initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Maine officially takes effect today, making it legal for adults 21 and older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana. “Maine voters made it clear that it’s time to end the failed and costly policy of punishing adults for their choice to responsibly […] Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday

Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday | Marijuana Policy Project PORTLAND, ME — A voter-approved initiative to legalize marijuana in Maine will officially take effect on Monday, making it legal for adults 21 and older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana. “The era of marijuana prohibition in Maine is finally coming to an end,” said David Boyer, Maine political director for the Marijuana Policy […] Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use

Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use

Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use | HWN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israel could soon decriminalize personal use and possession of marijuana, a leading government official said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan said if the government approves his policy suggestion, those caught possessing or smoking small amounts of marijuana would face fines instead of arrested […] Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming | Kate Bell A new bill, HB 157, has been introduced in Wyoming by Rep. Mark Baker (R-Sweetwater) and a bipartisan group of legislators that would eliminate criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. This would avoid branding someone with a lifelong criminal record for using a substance that is safer than alcohol. HB 157 would […] Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine

North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine

North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine | Phillip Smith Move over, Napa Valley, there’s a new kid on the block. When it comes to spending on mind-altering substances, Americans and Canadians are shelling out just about as much for marijuana as they do for wine. In its executive summary of a yet-to-be-released report, Arcview Marijuana Research pegs the size of the North American marijuana […] North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access

Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access | NORML INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The American Legion of Indiana passed a resolution on Sunday calling on state lawmakers to permit veterans’ access to marijuana as a therapeutic remedy. The resolution acknowledges that legalizing cannabis access will reduce opioid addiction and overdose deaths, and urges members of the Indiana General Assembly to “amend state legislation to remove restrictions […] Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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