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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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Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform | Justin Strekal Earlier this month, citing racism, bigotry, and mass-incarceration, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party adopted a resolution to “support Democratic candidates and policies which promote the full repeal of cannabis prohibition by its removal from the Controlled Substances Act, and to support the creation of new laws which regulate it in a manner similar to other culturally […] Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Exposure Associated With Improved Immunity in HIV Patients

Marijuana Exposure Associated With Improved Immunity in HIV Patients

Marijuana Exposure Associated With Improved Immunity in HIV Patients | NORML PETERSBURG, VA — Patients with HIV who test positive for past cannabis exposure possess significantly higher CD4+ and CD8+ counts than do those patients who test negative for the substance, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. CD4+ and CD8+ cells are a subtype of white blood cells that assist in the immune process. A team […] Marijuana Exposure Associated With Improved Immunity in HIV Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — President Donald Trump reached an agreement late last week with Congressional leadership to enact a three-month continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through December 8, 2017. The resolution extends medical cannabis patient protections imposed by the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment until that date. The amendment, which has been in place since 2014, maintains that federal funds cannot […] Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Trauma Patients Report Marijuana Helps Reduce Opioid Use

Study: Trauma Patients Report Marijuana Helps Reduce Opioid Use

Study: Trauma Patients Report Marijuana Helps Reduce Opioid Use | NORML BOSTON, MA — Patients who have used medical cannabis following musculoskeletal injury report that it relieves pain symptoms and reduces their level of opioid intake, according to survey data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. Harvard Medical School investigators surveyed 500 patients at a pair of orthopedic outpatient clinics. Of those respondents who acknowledged […] Study: Trauma Patients Report Marijuana Helps Reduce Opioid Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival

Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival

Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival | Phillip Smith WASHINGTON, DC — In a surprise move, the House voted virtually unanimously Tuesday to curb federal asset forfeitures, a slap in the face to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions had reinstated a federal civil asset forfeiture program that allowed state and local law enforcement to evade state forfeiture restrictions by handing their cases over to […] Surprise! House Votes to Curb Sessions’ Asset Forfeiture Revival | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Roger Stone Yanked as Cannabis Conference Keynoter

Roger Stone Yanked as Cannabis Conference Keynoter

Roger Stone Yanked as Cannabis Conference Keynoter | Phillip Smith Long-time Republican political trickster and Donald Trump advisor Roger Stone’s gig as the keynote speaker at Los Angeles and Boston marijuana expos has been canceled after news of his participation roiled the cannabis community. The Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) had selected the white-haired provocatuer to address the two pot business conferences after […] Roger Stone Yanked as Cannabis Conference Keynoter | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included

Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included

Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included | NORML In a quick deal between President Trump and Congress, a three-month budget continuing resolution will be in effect until December 8, 2017, maintaining current spending levels. While this seems mundane (it is), it is important for marijuana policy because it guarantees a temporary extension of the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer protections for lawful medical marijuana programs from Attorney […] Congress Passes Three Month Budget Continuation; Marijuana Protections Included | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Federal Survey: Youth Marijuana Use Continues to Decline

Federal Survey: Youth Marijuana Use Continues to Decline

Federal Survey: Youth Marijuana Use Continues to Decline | Paul Armentano Fewer young people today identify as current users of cannabis as compared to 2002, according to national survey data released Thursday by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health report finds that 6.5 percent of respondents between the […] Federal Survey: Youth Marijuana Use Continues to Decline | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization

Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization

Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization | NORML OLYMPIA, WA — The regulation of adult cannabis use in Washington is not associated with any increase in teens’ marijuana consumption or abuse rates, according to a report to the state legislature compiled by researchers at the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Authors reported that rates of current marijuana use and lifetime marijuana use have fallen among […] Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States

Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States

Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States | NORML SAN DIEGO, CA — There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in […] Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment

House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment

House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — An amendment that would keep the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs was voted “out of order” by the House Rules Committee on Wednesday, preventing the House from including it in its version of the FY 2018 federal budget. The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment, introduced by Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) […] House Committee Denies Vote on Medical Marijuana Protection Amendment | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting

Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting

Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting | Marijuana Policy Project DOVER, DE — The task force created by the Delaware Legislature to study the best way for the state to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use will hold its first meeting on Wednesday in Dover. The meeting will be open to the public. The Adult Use Cannabis Task Force “shall study adoption of a […] Delaware Marijuana Legalization Task Force to Hold First Public Meeting | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana | Paul Armentano The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, has adopted a resolution calling on federal officials to expand veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The resolution, passed Thursday at the Legion’s annual convention, urges the “United States government to permit VA medical providers to be able to discuss with veterans the use of marijuana […] American Legion Resolves in Support of Expanding Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD)

FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD)

FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD) | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting public comments with regard to the therapeutic utility and abuse liability of various substances, including cannabidiol (CBD). The agency will consider these comments prior to preparing a formal response to the World Health Organization, which is considering placing the substances within their international drug scheduling code. Cannabidiol is defined by […] FDA Seeking Public Comments on Cannabidiol (CBD) | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Review: Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Mortality

Review: Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Mortality

Review: Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Mortality | NORML SOUTH BEND, IN — Marijuana use is associated with reduced rates of obesity, diabetes, opioid abuse, and other conditions that may lead to premature mortality, according to a scholarly review paper published by the biology department chair at the University of Indiana, South Bend. According to the review, an estimated 23,500 to 47,500 premature deaths could be prevented annually if marijuana […] Review: Marijuana Use Associated With Reduced Mortality | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use and Kidney Disease

Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use and Kidney Disease

Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use and Kidney Disease | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Neither current nor the long-term cumulative use of cannabis is associated with negative effects on the kidneys, according to longitudinal data published online ahead of print in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Investigators at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco assessed the […] Study: No Link Between Cumulative Cannabis Use and Kidney Disease | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Del. Norton Files Amendment to Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider for DC

Del. Norton Files Amendment to Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider for DC

Del. Norton Files Amendment to Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider for DC | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — The District of Columbia’s lone congressional voice, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), has introduced an amendment to strike all four anti-home-rule riders from the House fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia Appropriations bill. This amendment would strike the riders that prohibit DC from spending its local funds on marijuana commercialization and on […] Del. Norton Files Amendment to Strike Anti-Home-Rule Rider for DC | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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California Could Be the First State to Legalize Magic Mushrooms

California Could Be the First State to Legalize Magic Mushrooms

California Could Be the First State to Legalize Magic Mushrooms | Phillip Smith It could be up to California voters to make the state the first in the nation to allow for the use and sale of psilocybin, the mind-altering component of magic mushrooms. On Friday, Kevin Saunders, a candidate for mayor in the Monterrey County town of Marina, filed the California Psilocybin Legalization Initiative with the state […] California Could Be the First State to Legalize Magic Mushrooms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Bipartisan Amendment Would End Arbitrary License Suspensions

Bipartisan Amendment Would End Arbitrary License Suspensions

Bipartisan Amendment Would End Arbitrary License Suspensions | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) with Representatives Amash (R-MI), Jeffries (D-NY), Nadler (D-NY) have introduced an amendment to the appropriations bill that the House is expected to take up next month. The amendment would eliminate the funding for enforcement of Section 159 of title 23, which reduces highway funding for states if they […] Bipartisan Amendment Would End Arbitrary License Suspensions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: “Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana” is a Dangerous Myth

Don’t Believe the Hype: “Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana” is a Dangerous Myth

Don’t Believe the Hype: “Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana” is a Dangerous Myth | Phillip Smith Fentanyl is serious business. The synthetic opioid is 50 times stronger than heroin and is linked to huge numbers of opioid overdose deaths. It may be mixed in with heroin or other powder drugs, producing a more potent high than users expect, and the results are too often fatal. So it’s not surprising that claims […] Don’t Believe the Hype: “Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana” is a Dangerous Myth | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | NORML TORONTO, ON — The administration of whole-plant topical cannabis extracts is associated with reduced pain and opioid use in patients suffering from leg and ankle ulcers due to Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG), according to a series of case reports published online ahead of print in the Journal of Pain Symptom Management. Researchers from the University of Toronto evaluated the […] Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Lawmakers Want to Change Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law

Maine Lawmakers Want to Change Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law

Maine Lawmakers Want to Change Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law | NORML AUGUSTA, ME — Members of a special legislative committee have called for changes in the state’s voter-initiated adult use marijuana law prior to its full implementation. The full legislature is expected to debate the proposed changes as an emergency bill during a special session this October. Maine voters narrowly approved The Marijuana Legalization Act in November. Provisions in the law […] Maine Lawmakers Want to Change Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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End of Summer Sale: 15% Off Entire Site at Cloud Culture

End of Summer Sale: 15% Off Entire Site at Cloud Culture

End of Summer Sale: 15% Off Entire Site at Cloud Culture | Sponsored Content Looking to pick up a sweet new piece? Cloud Culture offers a huge selection of unique glass pieces, dab rigs, vaporizers and other accessories. Starting this weekend, Cloud Culture is offering a 15% discount to customers who use coupon code SAVE15 at checkout. Offer ends August 30, so stock up now and save big! End of Summer Sale: 15% Off Entire Site at Cloud Culture | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Becomes a Player in California Politics and It’s Putting Its Money on Gavin Newsom

Marijuana Becomes a Player in California Politics and It’s Putting Its Money on Gavin Newsom

Marijuana Becomes a Player in California Politics and It’s Putting Its Money on Gavin Newsom | Phillip Smith Marijuana is already a multi-billion dollar a year business in California, and with recreational sales to adults coming online next year, it’s about to get even bigger. Now, the legal pot industry is beginning to throw its weight around in state office-level politics, and it’s doing it the old-fashioned way: with a checkbook. Fund-raising for […] Marijuana Becomes a Player in California Politics and It’s Putting Its Money on Gavin Newsom | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled

National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled

National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled | NORML BOSTON, MA — The National Conference of State Legislatures has endorsed a resolution calling for marijuana to be removed from the US Controlled Substances Act. The plant and all of its organic constituents are classified under federal law as a schedule I controlled substance – the most restrictive categorization available. Over three-quarters of legislators participating in this […] National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients

Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients

Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients | NORML HARTFORD, CT — A federal district court judge has determined that marijuana’s illicit status under federal law does not preempt statewide protections explicitly prohibiting qualified medical cannabis patients from facing discrimination in the workplace. The defendant in the case, Bride Brook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, argued that marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled […] Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana

Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana

Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana | NORML FORT COLLINS, CO — Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis report that cannabis effectively mitigates many of their symptoms, according to survey data published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Five hundred and ninety-five subjects responded to an online questionnaire hosted on the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society webpages. Respondents reported […] Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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