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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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Hemp Museum

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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Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended

Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | Justin Strekal Congressional leadership voted to enact a two-week continuing resolution that maintains present federal spending levels and priorities through December 22, 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 be used to prevent states from “implementing their own […] Federal Medical Marijuana Protections Temporarily Extended | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization

Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization

Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization | Marijuana Policy Project DENVER, CO — The federal government published survey data Monday that shows the rate of current marijuana use among Colorado teens decreased significantly last year and is now lower than it was prior to the state’s legalization of marijuana for adult use. The rate of past-month marijuana use by individuals ages 12-17 dropped nearly 20% […] Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD

WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD

WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD | Paul Armentano The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that CBD is “not associated with abuse potential” and that it does […] WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization | Marijuana Policy Project HARTFORD, CT — At a meeting Monday evening, the Hartford Court of Common Council voted unanimously in favor of a resolution in support of making cannabis legal and regulated for adults in Connecticut. The resolution specifically recommends that the Hartford Delegation of elected representatives support the passage of state legislation to legalize and tax cannabis […] Hartford City Council Unanimously Endorses Marijuana Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Wisconsin Hemp Pilot Program Signed Into Law

Wisconsin Hemp Pilot Program Signed Into Law

Wisconsin Hemp Pilot Program Signed Into Law | NORML MADISON, WI — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed legislation into law to establish a state-sponsored pilot program to “study the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp” in Wisconsin. Members of the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate had unanimously approved the measure earlier this year. Senate Bill 119 defines cannabis with no more than .03 percent THC as […] Wisconsin Hemp Pilot Program Signed Into Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study Finds Gelatin CBD Capsules “Safe and Efficient”

Study Finds Gelatin CBD Capsules “Safe and Efficient”

Study Finds Gelatin CBD Capsules “Safe and Efficient” | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The oral administration of gelatin capsules containing purified cannabidiol (CBD) is safe and efficient in human subjects, according to clinical trial data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development. Israeli investigators evaluated the safety and tolerability of 10mg and 100mg oral doses of CBD encapsulated in a proprietary gelatin […] Study Finds Gelatin CBD Capsules “Safe and Efficient” | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Minnesota Officials Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota Officials Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota Officials Expand Medical Marijuana Program | NORML ST. PAUL, MN — State health regulators in Minnesota have decided to expand the state’s medical cannabis program to include patients diagnosed with autism and sleep apnea. Advocates petitioned health officials to add the two new qualifications, as well as several other diagnoses – such as anxiety – that regulators ultimately rejected. Health officials also denied requests to expand the program to […] Minnesota Officials Expand Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Improving Medical Marijuana Programs Will Help Combat Opioid Crisis

Improving Medical Marijuana Programs Will Help Combat Opioid Crisis

Improving Medical Marijuana Programs Will Help Combat Opioid Crisis | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — Americans for Safe Access has released “Medical Cannabis as a Tool to Combat Pain and the Opioid Crisis: A Blueprint for State Policy.” Released Thursday, the blueprint outlines legislative and regulatory solutions related to medical cannabis that states can utilize to combat the opioid epidemic. Medical cannabis is a proven alternative to […] Improving Medical Marijuana Programs Will Help Combat Opioid Crisis | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds

Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds

Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds | Paul Armentano Sales of alcoholic beverages decline following the enactment of medical marijuana access laws, according to a working paper authored by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University. Authors evaluated the relationship between medical marijuana laws and retail alcohol sales for more than 2,000 US counties for the years 2006 to 2015. Alcohol sales […] Alcohol Sales Fall Following Marijuana Legalization, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Weed Themed Ugly Sweaters for Every Holiday Pot Party

Weed Themed Ugly Sweaters for Every Holiday Pot Party

Weed Themed Ugly Sweaters for Every Holiday Pot Party | The Daily Chronic Staff If you’d like to put a stoner twist on your next ugly sweater party, check out these marijuana themed ugly sweaters. Weed Themed Ugly Sweaters for Every Holiday Pot Party | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law

Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law

Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law | NORML TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida patients and growers have filed a lawsuit over regulators’ failure to meet deadlines associated with the state’s 2016 voter-approved medical cannabis law. Plaintiffs argue that the state Department of Health has failed to issue licenses for additional dispensaries despite an October deadline. “Florida law required the DOH to issue ten additional licenses by October […] Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act

Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act

Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act | NORML MADISON, WI — Members of the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate have unanimously approved legislation, Senate Bill 119, to establish a state-sponsored pilot program to “study the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp.” The measure now awaits final approval from Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a university sponsored […] Wisconsin Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Hemp Research Act | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana

Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana

Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana | TJ Baker SPRINGFIELD, IL — Advocates hoping to bring upwards of $ 700 million in new revenue to Illinois by legalizing marijuana next year spoke to lawmakers at a joint House-Senate committee hearing Tuesday. A measure legalizing marijuana for adults in Illinois in order to spur economic development while protecting public safety is expected to be considered by the […] Illinois Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Legalizing Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization

Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization

Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization | Justin Strekal On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Member, journeyed to Illinois to testify in support of marijuana legalization effort in the state legislature. “When you legalize marijuana, use does not go up, teen use does not go up, crime does not go up, what goes up ix tax revenue, what goes […] Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Need Help Clearing Your Record of Marijuana Charges? There’s a Free Expungement Fair in LA on Saturday

Need Help Clearing Your Record of Marijuana Charges? There’s a Free Expungement Fair in LA on Saturday

Need Help Clearing Your Record of Marijuana Charges? There’s a Free Expungement Fair in LA on Saturday | Drug Policy Alliance LOS ANGELES, CA — On Saturday, December 2nd, there will be an expungement fair in Los Angeles, CA for people who are looking to get their felony records reduced, dismissed, or expunged of their criminal record. For anyone who has a criminal record of any kind, attorneys and paralegals from the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office will […] Need Help Clearing Your Record of Marijuana Charges? There’s a Free Expungement Fair in LA on Saturday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs

Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs

Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Sixty-six members of Congress representing both Republicans and Democrats sent a letter on Wednesday to Speaker Ryan, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, Leader Pelosi, and Leader Schumer urging them to maintain the federal protections for the 46 states that have implemented some form of medical cannabis programs throughout the country. This comes on […] Bipartisan Letter to Congressional Leadership Urges Continued Protections for Medical Marijuana Programs | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill

Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill

Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill | Paul Armentano OTTAWA — Members of the Canadian House of Commons voted 200 to 82 Monday to approve legislation that seeks to legalize and regulate the adult use cannabis market. Liberal Party members, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, back the measure, which now faces debate in the Senate. The Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, amends the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act […] Canada: House of Commons Passes Marijuana Legalization, Regulation Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State

New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State

New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State | Drug Policy Alliance NEW YORK — A new poll shows that 62% of New York voters support making marijuana use legal for adults 21 and older, with only 28% opposed. The poll, conducted by Emerson College and commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance, was conducted from Nov. 16-18 and surveyed 600 registered voters from […] New Poll Shows 2 to 1 Support for Legal Marijuana Use in New York State | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Cyber Monday 2017: The Best Deals on Gifts for Stoners

Cyber Monday 2017: The Best Deals on Gifts for Stoners

Cyber Monday 2017: The Best Deals on Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic Staff If you missed out on the smoking Black Friday deals, you can still save big on Cyber Monday. Check out these dank deals on gifts for every stoner on your list this holiday season! Cyber Monday 2017: The Best Deals on Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM

2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM

2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM | The Daily Chronic Staff Are you searching for the best stoner savings for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or Thanksgiving week? Check out these “Dank Deals for Holiday Shopping” — a collection of hot holiday deals offered during Thanksgiving week, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday with products offered for the 420 community. 2017 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Stoners #BFCM | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims

Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims

Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims | Phillip Smith PITTSBURGH, PA — A Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania, couple has filed a lawsuit against township police and an insurance company in the wake of a misbegotten drug raid that netted only hibiscus plants. Edward Cramer, 69, and his wife, Audrey Cramer, 66, were quietly enjoying their golden years this fall when they called their insurance company […] Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill

Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill

Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill | Marijuana Policy Project AUGUSTA, ME – On Friday, Gov. Paul LePage followed through on threats to veto legislation that would have started the process of implementing a regulated marijuana market that Maine voters called for when they approved Question 1 in 2016. The bill, which was supported overwhelmingly in the House and Senate, would have created rules for […] Maine Governor Vetoes Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds | NORML NEW YORK, NY — The enactment of medical marijuana laws is not associated with any increase in marijuana use by those ages 12 to 25, and is not associated with any increase in problematic cannabis use by any age groups, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Prevention Science. Investigators at Columbia University assessed marijuana use […] Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year

Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year

Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Domestic hemp production increased dramatically from 2016 to 2017, according to data compiled by the advocacy organization Vote Hemp. The group calculates that US farmers cultivated over 23,000 acres of hemp in 2017, up from fewer than 10,000 acres in 2016. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a university sponsored […] Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally

Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally

Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally | NORML INDIANAPOLIS, IN — More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The American Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine […] Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York Finally Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

New York Finally Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

New York Finally Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana | TJ Baker ALBANY, NY — On Veterans Day, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will finally allow patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access medical marijuana in New York. The bill (A.7006/S.5629), which was passed by the legislature earlier this year, adds post-traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical […] New York Finally Adds PTSD as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Marijuana Study: 70% of CBD Products Inaccurately Labelled

Medical Marijuana Study: 70% of CBD Products Inaccurately Labelled

Medical Marijuana Study: 70% of CBD Products Inaccurately Labelled | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — A new study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that nearly 70 percent of all cannabidiol (CBD) products sold online are either over or under labeled, causing potential serious harm to its consumers. The study, co-authored by Jahan Marcu, Ph.D, American’s for Safe Access’ (ASA) Chief Science Officer […] Medical Marijuana Study: 70% of CBD Products Inaccurately Labelled | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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