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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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Marijuana Strain Very Berry Haze

by washington_area_spark Very Berry Haze - This Haze plant is a U.S. Native, entrance from East Coast genetics that were passed along to the medical marijuana breeders at Apothecary. It is a pure sativa, and as such is best grown as an inside or hothouse plant, outside of the equatorial zones. - Very berry hazes exhibit all of the stereotypical qualities of the haze-dominant sativa. They grow speedily into jumbo plants, shooting out a bountiful number of long flexible branches with many bud sites. Because of their tendencies, they are really only appropriate as multi-branch plants. They should be started in flowering quickly in order to keep heights reasonable. Indoor plants that are forced at 6 inch heights can finish about 10 weeks later at 4 feet. They can finish outdoors by first of November in appropriate regions of California, growing to 12 feet when started ...
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The New Marijuana: Herbal Incense

by Elvert Barnes The Popularity of Herbal Incense The cannabis plant or herb which is widely known as Marijuana (MJ) is an herb that is widely popular in the market specifically to the youth sector of the society. Many people have risked and are continuously risking using the said herb though they are well aware that its usage is illegal and might put them in jail. But despite the risk, people are fascinated with the effects of Marijuana which actually gave birth to the release of other herbs like K2 incense which is said to offer similar influence as the Marijuana.Discovering Herbal Incense An herb which offers the same high feeling effect has been uncovered due to the desire of the people to smoke Marijuana. This herb is called the herbal incense which is said to be the substitute of MJ. The herb, famous as legal ...
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Latest Hemp News

Hemp Inc (OTCMKTS:HEMP) Completes Installation Of Truck Scale In Time For ... Hemp Inc (OTCMKTS:HEMP) has announced that its subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing LLC, has completed the installation of its truck scale. In fact, the COO of Hemp, David Schmitt, revealed that the scale has been in use by the company, for the ... Read more on MMJ Reporter Understanding how industrial hemp can help This proves that our founders didn't only know about hemp, but they were hemp aficionados from the day they landed. Many have already heard that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp on their massive estates — right here in Virginia. Read more on Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch Industrial hemp pilot program backed by House lawmakers Industrial hemp pilot program backed by House lawmakers. AP Reporting. State Rep. Jack Montoucet wants to study the growing of industrial hemp. But first he had to persuade his colleagues he ...
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Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries

Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries The City of Victoria is considering rules for its illegal cannabis dispensaries that would be more permissive than Vancouver's landmark bylaw, permitting the sale of controversial “edibles” and allowing pot shops to be located closer to schools ... Read more on The Globe and Mail Ex-policeman David Lister fronts court on ice trafficking, cannabis growing ... North West Regional Crime Squad detectives say they have dismantled the cartel, which is linked to shootings and cannabis crop run-throughs in Melbourne's western suburbs, after Monday's raids and the charging of eight alleged key syndicate members, ... Read more on The Age What is Decarboxylation, and Why Does Your Cannabis Need It? Here's a scenario we have all seen in film before: Somebody consumes an entire bag of raw cannabis in order to avoid getting caught with it. Eyes pop wide open and gasps ensue. “You just ate ...
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Liquor, Cannabis Licenses

Liquor, Cannabis Licenses Raul G. Galvan and Palomera C. Delfina, for a license to sell spirits, beer and wine at La Perla Tapatia, 121 E. Fourth St., La Center. Joseph Chmiko and Alder Suttles, for a license to sell beer and wine at Nonavo Pizza, 110 W. Sixth St., Vancouver ... Read more on The Columbian The Shake: Walgreens Acknowledges the Reality of Medical Cannabis Give it up for… Walgreens? Last week the pharmacy chain quietly put up a web page discussing how medical cannabis is used. The drug store (which, its page notes, “is not a licensed medical marijuana provider”) includes a simple description of cannabis ... Read more on Leafly Police 'sniffed out' drug dealer's cannabis at Biddulph Country Park The 22-year-old and his then girlfriend, Katie Lee, were detected by chance after police smelled cannabis in their vehicle at Biddulph Grange Country Park. Officers found a small amount ...
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Latest Cannabis News

New medical cannabis referral clinic opens in QCA FULTON, Ill. (KWQC) – Some people in the Quad Cities area are one step closer to getting prescriptions for medical cannabis as Star Flower Clinic and Wellness opened it's doors to patients in March. The clinic will provide referrals to patients in ... Read more on KWQC-TV6 Warm Springs breaking ground on large cannabis greenhouse The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Warm Springs Ventures and business partner Sentinel Strainwise held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a 36,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation greenhouse. Read more on KTVZ ...
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Heavy Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Premature Death

Heavy Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Premature Death "This is the first study to show that mortality rate among heavy cannabis users in adolescence is significantly higher than that of individuals who never used cannabis," first author Edison Manrique-Garcia, MD, PhD, of the Karolinska Institutet ... Read more on Medscape NDLEA arrests 60-year-old woman, others for farming cannabis in Edo The NDLEA spokesperson, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, in a statement, said the suspects included 60 males and 13 females, were apprehended in Edo state with 10,094.75kgs of cannabis. Ofoyeju said the arrests were made between January and March 2016. Read more on Daily Post Nigeria There's a Cannabis Grow Kit for Kids Called 'My First Grow' The UK-based company includes a message on its website assuring the weary that “hemp is part of the cannabis family but without the psychoactive properties; perfect for your child's first grow.” Founder Greg Lonsdale is ...
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N.Dakota official plans trip north to get industrial hemp seeds

N.Dakota official plans trip north to get industrial hemp seeds North Dakota issued the nation's first hemp-growing licenses in 2007, but federal drug law hampered development of the industry in the state until Congress in 2014 allowed universities and state agriculture departments to research hemp in states that ... Read more on Capital Press ...
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Bill To Create Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Clears Panel

Bill To Create Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Clears Panel A bill to allow the cultivation and distribution of industrial hemp for research was approved by the House Finance Committee on Friday. Senate Bill 2659 would create an industrial hemp pilot program that would allow licensed agents of the state Board ... Read more on Honolulu Civil Beat Turku University to study industrial hemp uses in construction Turku University of Applied Sciences has been given a 70-thousand euro grant to research how industrial hemp could be used more in construction. The goal is to see whether the energy efficient and eco-friendly hemp and lime-based hemp concrete could ... Read more on YLE News ...
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Tacoma City Council sorting out details on new cannabis rules

Tacoma City Council sorting out details on new cannabis rules Those questions include whether the city should place a local cap on the number of retail marijuana stores it allows to do business, whether it should require cannabis shops to be separated by at least 500 feet and whether Tacoma should permit groups ... Read more on The News Tribune Can Heavy Cannabis Use Increase Chances Of Early Death? Smoking pot early in life may increase the risk of premature death although it doesn't have a strong link with death and psychosis, a new study suggests. Cannabis is one of those things that constantly divide almost everyone, including the state and ... Read more on Tech Times Woman remanded on cocaine and cannabis charges Echteld appeared in the District “B” Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with possession of cannabis; possession with intent to supply cannabis; trafficking cannabis; importation of cannabis; possession of ...
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Latest Hemp News

Federal judge will hear arguments on Menominee Tribe's hemp operation GREEN BAY - A federal judge will hear arguments next month on the Menominee Indian Tribe's lawsuit against the federal government regarding a hemp-growing operation. Oral arguments are set for May 13 before Judge William Griesbach, according to ... Read more on Fox11online.com Hemp Insulation: The Healthy Alternative for You and Your Home Hemp insulation is an alternative to fiberglass and holds many more quality factors. First off, hemp has the ability to absorb moisture. Fiberglas becomes ineffective when dampness is present and also makes a perfect climate for mold and mildew ... Read more on The Marijuana Times In Celebration of 4/20, Slickwraps Offering Hemp Wraps For today only, in celebration of April 20 (4/20 aka National Weed Day aka Be Like Snoop Dogg Day), Slickwraps is offering hemp wraps for select devices. For smartphones, the price appears to be consistent ...
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Latest Cannabis News News

More and more doctors want to make marijuana legal The group — which is announcing its formation Monday, under the name Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) — is endorsing the legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use, a break from the position of the American Medical Association, the ... Read more on Washington Post What is 420? The meaning and origins behind 'Weed Day' One urban myth suggested 420 was the penal code in the state of California used by police officers for marijuana use. But according to Snopes.com, the 420 penal code actually refers to “obstructing entry on public land,” and does not refer to marijuana ... Read more on The Independent ...
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One Northeast Tennessee farmer applies for hemp permit

One Northeast Tennessee farmer applies for hemp permit He harvested 10 pounds of hemp seeds, for which an approved processor offered him $ 7, a far cry from breaking even on the $ 254 for the state permit and the fees for THC testing to prove he wasn't growing marijuana. Even with the supply problems, the ... Read more on Johnson City Press (subscription) Christian County Processor Providing a Market for Hemp Growing hemp without a federal permit was banned in 1970 due to its classification as a controlled substance related to marijuana. Hemp got a limited reprieve with the federal farm bill, which allows state agriculture departments to designate hemp ... Read more on WKMS ...
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What a Looming Patent War Could Mean for the Future of the Marijuana Industry

What a Looming Patent War Could Mean for the Future of the Marijuana Industry "In general, the [patent] office issues both utility and plant patents to all types of plants, including cannabis and poppy, provided the applications meet and comply with the applicable patent statutes," said the spokesperson, who asked not to be ... Read more on VICE News Mexico proposes raising limit on marijuana for personal use MEXICO CITY -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday he will ask Congress to raise the limit on decriminalized marijuana for personal use to 28 grams, or about one ounce. Previously, only possession of five grams, or less than a fifth of ... Read more on CBS News DEA gives approval to Colorado-funded study on marijuana and PTSD The Colorado Board of Health had a rule making hearing about people with PTSD qualifying for medical marijuana at the Colorado Department of Public ...
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TV personality Tim Gunn gunning to promote hemp bill for Massachusetts

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Latest Hemp Farm News

Farmmech Image by Mechanekton Hope and hemp: The unfinished odyssey of Alex White Plume His dream of becoming a hemp farmer and sparking a reservationwide industry of hemp growers, processors and manufacturers took root almost 20 years ago. In 1998, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, working with White Plume, adopted an ordinance that defined ... Read more on Tulsa Native American Times Hemp cultivation one step closer to reality in Pennsylvania Hemp, a member of the cannabis species, was once a major Pennsylvania cash crop used to make rope and other fabrics and it may be once again. A new law that would create a pilot program for industrial hemp research passed the House unanimously on ... Read more on PennLive.com ...
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Industrial hemp bill wins senate support

Industrial hemp bill wins senate support Industrial hemp bill wins senate support. By SUZANNE CARLSON Daily News Staff. Suzanne Carlson. Mar 31, 2016; 0. A bill to allow for research on industrial hemp cultivation in the territory was approved by the Legislature on Wednesday. Sen. Positive ... Read more on Virgin Islands Daily News ...
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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part One

Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part One Joshua Leidhecker farms the land in Williamsport Pennsylvania. He uses the oil he makes in his mill as fuel to power his machinery. "I was on a canoe trip with a friend of mine, and he asked me if we could cook a turkey in the fuel that I made for my ... Read more on WFMZ Allentown Tough year has farmers backing off of hemp KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Many Tennessee farmers who participated in the state's return to industrial hemp farming are not planning on growing the highly regulated seed this year, saying it wasn't profitable last year, in part because of delays in getting the ... Read more on Paducah Sun First Hemp Processor Opens in Western Kentucky Owner Katie Moyer says the small, family-run business is taking hemp seed and turning it into oil that can be used in a ...
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Louisiana May Soon Grow Industrial Hemp

Louisiana May Soon Grow Industrial Hemp "Every advancement in the industrial hemp industry reinforces Hemp, Inc.'s advantage in the marketplace because we are years ahead of the curve. For example, our portable decorticators can be purchased or leased in states such as Pennsylvania and Ohio, ... Read more on Yahoo Finance UK Diamond's Industrial Hemp bill passes House unanimously HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) introduced legislation that would create an agricultural pilot program in Pennsylvania for industrial hemp research. Today, that legislation unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House. The bill is now ... Read more on FOX43.com To the Point: Industrial hemp The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill which makes it legal to grow industrial hemp. The farmers and their resulting commodities are strictly regulated, and their product cannot exceed an average of 0.3 percent THC dry weight. No, Missouri ... Read more on Springfield News-Leader ...
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Latest Hemp Farm News

Farmmech Image by Mechanekton An agricultural space colony bot after harvesting some Europan Ganja gigantus. Judge schedules arguments in Menominee hemp suit Arguments will be heard by a federal judge next month on the Menominee Indian Tribe's lawsuit against the federal government over a hemp-growing operation. Court records indicate that oral arguments are scheduled for May 13 before Judge William ... Read more on Wisconsin Radio Network Hemp: marijuana's cousin, the plant with '2500 uses' Omaha entrepreneur John Lupien is pictured with a bundle unprocessed hemp stalks (bottom) and the more refined bast fiber (top), both sitting on an early prototype of a "decorticator" machine that strips out the fibers and inner core of a hemp stalk ... Read more on Grand Island Independent Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part Four Pennsylvania's history rich in hemp production, even townships named after it, is just part of the reason Democratic Senator Judy Schwank and Republican ...
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Latest Marijuana Legalization News

Marijuana Image by theglobalpanorama Image Courtesy: Brett Levin (www.flickr.com/photos/scubabrett22/12160800144/in/photoli...), Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic | Flickr On 4/20, marijuana legalization headed for California ballot Happy 4/20, the unofficial holiday of cannabis enthusiasts, and those who occasionally indulge a craving. Wednesday's celebration may be especially promising for California marijuana users given the improving prospect that they'll have another chance ... Read more on Sacramento Bee Pot-Prohibitionists' Poll Shows Legalization Could Fail In Arizona Colorado's been doing fine since legalizing marijuana for adult use in 2012. So have other recreational-use states and Washington D.C. A CBS News poll released on Wednesday revealed that support of legalization of marijuana has reached an all-time high. Read more on Phoenix New Times More and more doctors want to make marijuana legal The group — which is announcing its formation Monday, under the name Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) — is endorsing the legalization of marijuana for ...
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Latest Hemp News News

Hemp Fest attendees lined up for 'edibles' About 50 people stood in line around 11 a.m. Saturday at Hemp Fest in Moscow's East City Park waiting to buy what one called "dessert" and another labeled "edibles." The seller's handprinted menu, passed up and down the line, was offering - for $ 6 each ... Read more on Moscow-Pullman Daily News ...
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Timeline: The hemp odyssey of Alex White Plume

Timeline: The hemp odyssey of Alex White Plume 1970: Passage of the federal Controlled Substances Act requires prospective hemp growers to obtain a registration from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which rejects nearly all applications for decades. Hemp products continue to be sold in the ... Read more on Rapid City Journal Industrial hemp gaining traction in Colorado's agriculture scene as viable crop 1937 — The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 made recreational use of marijuana illegal, but industrial hemp was lumped in with marijuana, effectually adding hurdles to the importation and production of the crop. 1940s — The U.S. Department of Agriculture ... Read more on The Union of Grass Valley Hemp Law Passes in Oregon Oregon legalized industrial hemp production in 2009, but you may not have heard because there were high barriers of entry, and only 13 producers ended up getting licensed. The law was intended for oilseed and fiber ...
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Engineers' startup weaves hemp, natural fibers

Engineers' startup weaves hemp, natural fibers Kentucky's foray into industrial hemp has fueled a Louisville startup which is betting that natural fibers someday will become a key ingredient in hundreds of American-made products - furnace filters, kayaks, skis, even coffee mugs. Sunstrand was ... Read more on The Courier-Journal Hemp Research Bill Gains Momentum in Pennsylvania Hemp and marijuana are different varieties of the species Cannabis sativa. Though hemp has only scant amounts of THC, marijuana's high-inducing chemical, both varieties have been illegal to grow since the federal Controlled Substances Act was passed ... Read more on Lancaster Farming Bio-Based Hemp Plastics are Gaining Momentum Australia is manufacturing plastics made from hemp and China is following suit. Based on the positive reactions, it's starting to look like hemp could be the answer to the global plastic pollution problem. Why Can't the Plastics of Today be Made ... Read more on The Marijuana Times ...
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Industrial hemp gaining traction in agriculture industry

Farmmech Image by Mechanekton An agricultural space colony bot after harvesting some Europan Ganja gigantus. Industrial hemp gaining traction in agriculture industry GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Two years ago, Rick Trojan and his team at Colorado Cultivars found a wild hemp plant growing on the side of the road. It looked kind of like a Christmas tree, he said. They brought it into their greenhouse and began doing ... Read more on The Denver Post One Northeast Tennessee farmer applies for hemp permit He harvested 10 pounds of hemp seeds, for which an approved processor offered him $ 7, a far cry from breaking even on the $ 254 for the state permit and the fees for THC testing to prove he wasn't growing marijuana. Even with the supply problems, the ... Read more on Johnson City Press (subscription) Hope and hemp: The unfinished odyssey of Alex White Plume His dream of becoming a hemp ...
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Latest Cannabis News

Cannabis Movement plans a “Freedom Festival” Speakers will talk about benefits they experienced from using medicinal cannabis when Buffalo Cannabis Movement holds a Freedom Festival in the Hoyt Lake area of Delaware Park from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The program also will highlight the problems ... Read more on Buffalo News Letter: Legalize medical cannabis in Iowa I completely agree with The Gazette's April 8 editorial “Don't delay expansion of medical cannabis” favoring the legalization of medical cannabis. As well as lessening the pains and suffering from cancers and epileptic seizures, I'm betting it will be ... Read more on The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines Cannabis Rally Held In Scranton (WBRE/WYOU) LACKAWANNA COUNTY - At the same time that the medical marijuana bill was being signed, local cannabis advocates were gathering for a rally in Lackawanna County. Supporters of the bill held a cannabis rally which featured live ...
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The Shake: NFL Players Team Up to Study Medical Cannabis

The Shake: NFL Players Team Up to Study Medical Cannabis The New York Times editorial board, in a piece about “outrageous sentences for marijuana,” takes a look at Lee Carroll Booker, 75, who faces a life sentence without the possibility of parole after being caught growing 30 or more cannabis plants in 2011. Read more on Leafly How harmful is cannabis? – podcast What has convinced some researchers that the risks of heavy cannabis use now warrant public health campaigns to warn people of potential harm? How real is the risk of psychosis among vulnerable users of the drug? And why has the number of young ... Read more on The Guardian Historic Cannabis Torch Passing Down East Coast Hits Concord – Photos The torch, which looks like a big joint with real flame emanating from a gas tank it its tip, began its trip in Maine and will end in Miami ...
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