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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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Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets | NORML Consumers generally believe that cannabis sold in legal markets is “superior” to that available on the black market, and are willing to pay a premium for it, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from Canada and the United States assessed adults’ opinions with regard to the impact of cannabis pricing on […] Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?

How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?

How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry? | Phillip Smith Legal marijuana is a growth industry. Medical marijuana is legal in 30 states and full-on legalization in nine, with more states set to join the green revolution this fall. New Jersey could become the next legalization state sometime in the next few weeks, and Election Day could see two more medical marijuana states (Utah and […] How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms?

Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms?

Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms? | Phillip Smith Denver could essentially legalize psychedelic mushrooms by next spring if a group of local activists has its way. But they have a few hurdles to overcome first. This week, members of Denver for Psilocybin handed in to city officials a pair of municipal initiatives aimed at removing penalties for possessing and consuming the fungi, which contain the […] Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising

Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising

Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Approximately one in seven US adults acknowledge having consumed cannabis within the past year, according to data published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. A team of investigators from the University of California and Columbia University in New York assessed cannabis use patterns in a nationally representative sample of 16,280 US adults. Overall, 14.6 […] Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) on Wednesday introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork […] First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November

These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November

These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November | Phillip Smith Nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana since 2012, but all of those states have been in the West or the Northeast. This year, with marijuana legalization on the ballot in Michigan as well as North Dakota, legal weed could make a heartland breakthrough. Similarly, medical marijuana’s rise to acceptance continues, and […] These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms | NORML CHICAGO, IL — Males with a history of cannabis use are far less likely than non-users to suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to data published in the journal Urology. Investigators with the University of Chicago assessed the relationship between cannabis use and LUTS in a nationally representative sample of men between the ages of 20 and 59. […] Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid

Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid

Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid | NORML ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Republican Governor Rick Scott‘s failure to expeditiously implement Florida’s voter-approved medical cannabis law hurts his support among voters, according to polling data compiled by StPetePolls.org for FloridaPolitics.com. Nearly half of voters polled (49 percent) said that they are “less likely” to support Scott’s US Senate candidacy because he “opposed medical marijuana” legalization, and because “his administration […] Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements

NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements

NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements | NORML The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC) has announced their most recent slate of bi-partisan reelection endorsements for incumbent members of the United States House of Representatives. “There was more momentum behind federal marijuana law reform in 2018 than in any previous year, and that is in no […] NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans

Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans

Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans | Justin Strekal Lawmakers have removed language from pending federal legislation that sought to facilitate veterans’ access to medical cannabis in jurisdictions that regulate it. The decision to strip out the Veterans Equal Access Amendment flies in the face of the horrific medical realities that our nation’s heroes who are desperate to mitigate. This move thwarts the will of the […] Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Leaves Possess Anti-Bacterial Activity Against MRSA

Study: Cannabis Leaves Possess Anti-Bacterial Activity Against MRSA

Study: Cannabis Leaves Possess Anti-Bacterial Activity Against MRSA | NORML KANPUR, INDIA — Ethanol-based tinctures containing crushed cannabis leaves provide anti-bacterial effects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to data published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Strains of the MRSA bacterium are often resistant to antibiotic treatment and can be associated with life-threatening infections, such as septic shock and severe pneumonia. A team of researchers from India […] Study: Cannabis Leaves Possess Anti-Bacterial Activity Against MRSA | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate

Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate

Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — US Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) have introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork […] Veterans-Focused Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in US Senate | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy

Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy

Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy | NORML In reporting made public Wednesday by Buzzfeed News: “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.” In response to this revelation, NORML Political Director […] Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor

CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor

CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor | Marijuana Policy Project The Northern Marianas’ Commonwealth Legislature has approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult and medical use. House Bill 20-178, titled the Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018, will now be sent to Gov. Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres for his consideration. The Senate approved the bill 6-0-2 on Thursday, and it was approved […] CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade

The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade

The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade | Phillip Smith The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released in mid-August, showed a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths last year, with 49,000 related to heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioids. According to the authors of a study released last week in the American Journal of Public Health, that could be the new normal. The study, by […] The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law | Paul Armentano Delaware’s Democrat Governor John Carney signed legislation into law today vacating past marijuana convictions. Senate Bill 197, which took immediate effect, “provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession [of one ounce or less], use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delaware’s decriminalization of these offenses.” State lawmakers in 2015 enacted legislation reducing the possession […] Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Applications Can Be Submitted Starting Saturday

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Applications Can Be Submitted Starting Saturday

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Applications Can Be Submitted Starting Saturday | Kate Zawidzki The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) will begin accepting medical cannabis applications from patients and prospective businesses on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. This will make it one of the quickest states to implement a medical marijuana law. Application materials and FAQs are already available on the OMMA’s site, including for: Adult patients and caregivers Minor patients […] Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Applications Can Be Submitted Starting Saturday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | NORML SAN DIEGO, CA — The establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries within close proximity of schools does not make teens more susceptible to using marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use […] Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds

Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds

Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Most Israeli pain specialists with an opinion on the issue believe that cannabis is a safe and effective analgesic agent, according to survey data published in the Journal of Pain Research. Investigators surveyed the opinions of over half of all practicing pain clinicians in Israel. The Israeli government has regulated the […] Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study

CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study

CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study | NORML BIRMINGHAM, AL — Epilepsy patients administered the standardized CBD extract Epidiolex experience a significant reduction in seizures over an extended period of time, according to clinical trial data published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham assessed the long-term daily administration of Epidiolex in a cohort of 132 […] CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California

Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California

Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 […] Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules | Kate Zawidzki The Alaska Marijuana Control Board, which oversees the state’s regulatory system for cannabis, has released proposed rules governing on-site consumption of cannabis at approved locations. Members of the public are invited to review and provide written comments on the proposed rules by 4:30 p.m. on November 1. A link to the state’s page announcing the proposed […] Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too

Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too

Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too | Phillip Smith The Trump Administration has included vaping devices and their components among the Chinese products subject to punitive tariffs, and that’s going to have an impact on the marijuana industry. But it’s not just vaping devices: Many other products made in China, from fixtures to packaging materials and more that are used in the pot industry, […] Trump’s Tariffs and Trade War Will Hit the Marijuana Industry, Too | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is endorsing North Dakota’s voter-initiated, adult use marijuana legalization effort, Measure 3. “NORML is pleased to support the grassroots Measure 3 campaign. With state legislators continuing to drag their feet with regard to reforming North Dakota’s outdated and failed marijuana prohibition laws, we […] NORML Endorses North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law

Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law

Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law | NORML SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) has signed legislation into law permitting qualified caregivers to administer medical marijuana products to students on school grounds. The legislation – HB 4870 (aka Ashley’s Law) – authorizes the administration of a “medical marijuana infused product” by a designated caregiver to a qualified student patients, as long as doing so […] Illinois Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana Administration On School Grounds Signed Into Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot

North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot

North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot | NORML BISMARK, ND — North Dakota State officials on Monday affirmed that advocates have collected sufficient signatures to place an adult use marijuana initiative on the November ballot. The voter-initiated measure, organized by the grass-roots group Legalize North Dakota, seeks to legalize the possession, use, and sale of cannabis, as well as the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, by those over […] North Dakota Marijuana Legalization Initiative Certified for November Ballot | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence

Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence

Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence | NORML BOSTON, MA — Same day use of alcohol, but not marijuana, is predictive of dating abuse among young adults, according to data published in the journal Violence Against Women. Dating abuse is defined as “physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship, including stalking.” Investigators from Boston University, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and the University […] Study: Same Day Marijuana Use Not Associated With Intimate Partner Violence | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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