Cannabis-A Convenient Truth

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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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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NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities

NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities

NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities | Drug Policy Alliance BUFFALO, NY — On Tuesday, the Partnership for the Public Good, a Buffalo community-based think tank, introduced a report highlighting marijuana arrest disparities in Buffalo, New York. The report, Advancing Racial Equity and Public Health: Smarter Marijuana Laws in Western New York, reveals the city of Buffalo’s marijuana policing practices to be as pervasive as the practices […] NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo

Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo

Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo | NORML BUFFALO, NY — African Americans in the New York city of Buffalo (population 257,000) are disproportionately arrested for low-level marijuana possession offenses, according to an analysis of arrest data by the advocacy group Partnership for the Public Good. Researchers evaluated marijuana arrest data for Erie County, New York for the years 2012 to 2016. Countywide, […] Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions | Erik Altieri During a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions admitted his Department of Justice would be required to abide by budget amendments that restrict their use of funding to go after state-legal medical marijuana programs. Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) grilled Sessions on a number of his Reefer Madness talking points including his comments stating marijuana consumers […] NORML Needs Your Help to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters

Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters

Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters | Aubrie Odell In March of this year, Oakland City Council implemented the Equity Permit Program for aspiring marijuana entrepreneurs in the new green economy. This program is designed to address the past disparities in the cannabis industry by giving priority to the victims of the war on drugs and minimizing barriers to entry into the industry; ultimately […] Legalization Alone is Not Enough, How We Create A New Market Matters | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Massachusetts Marijuana Companies Launch Responsible Regulation Alliance

Massachusetts Marijuana Companies Launch Responsible Regulation Alliance

Massachusetts Marijuana Companies Launch Responsible Regulation Alliance | Marijuana Policy Project BOSTON, MA — A coalition of Massachusetts cannabis companies launched a nonprofit Monday that will work to advance responsible regulation of the cannabis industry in the Commonwealth. The Responsible Regulation Alliance (RRA) will work with individuals well-versed in state-based cannabis regulation to produce memos and offer insight throughout the remainder of the rule-making process. RRA is being launched with the support and active participation of […] Massachusetts Marijuana Companies Launch Responsible Regulation Alliance | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Election Night 2017: Marijuana Races to Watch

Election Night 2017: Marijuana Races to Watch

Election Night 2017: Marijuana Races to Watch | Erik Altieri It is once again election night in America. While 2017 doesn’t feature any statewide marijuana initiatives, there are still a number of races to watch tonight that will impact marijuana law reform efforts across the nation. Virginia Governor Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (D): Democratic candidate, and current Lt. Governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam has been […] Election Night 2017: Marijuana Races to Watch | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Election 2017: Pro-Legalization Phil Murphy Wins NJ Governor Race

Election 2017: Pro-Legalization Phil Murphy Wins NJ Governor Race

Election 2017: Pro-Legalization Phil Murphy Wins NJ Governor Race | NORML TRENTON, NJ — After making the legalization of marijuana a core issue in both his primary and general election campaigns, Democratic candidate Phil Murphy has claimed victory in the New Jersey gubernatorial election over Republican Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. In fact, in his primary victory speech, Phil Murphy proclaimed his desire to sign a marijuana […] Election 2017: Pro-Legalization Phil Murphy Wins NJ Governor Race | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores

Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores

Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores | Marijuana Policy Project BOSTON, MA — In a local election held Tuesday, Amesbury voters rejected a proposed ban on marijuana retail stores by a margin of 2,046 to 1,133. Last November, 58% of Amesbury voters approved the 2016 ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Massachusetts. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the organization that led the 2016 Yes on 4 […] Election 2017: Amesbury, MA Voters Reject Ban on Marijuana Stores | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Election 2017: Ohio City Completely Depenalizes Marijuana

Election 2017: Ohio City Completely Depenalizes Marijuana

Election 2017: Ohio City Completely Depenalizes Marijuana | NORML ATHENS, OH — The Athens Cannabis Ordinance – better known as “TACO” – to completely remove all penalties for possessing, cultivating, and gifting of up to 200 grams of marijuana was approved by voters on election day by a vote of 77 percent to 23 percent. In November 2016, four Ohio municipalities – Newark, Logan, Roseville, […] Election 2017: Ohio City Completely Depenalizes Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example

Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example

Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example | Marijuana Policy Project BOSTON, MA — Towns passing legal cannabis bans and moratoriums are guaranteeing continued market control by criminals and street dealers, the group behind the legalization measure passed by voters last November said today. The group praised Marshfield voters for rejecting a measure at a town meeting yesterday that would have banned marijuana retail facilities in […] Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Marijuana Programs Associated With Reductions in Violent Crimes

Medical Marijuana Programs Associated With Reductions in Violent Crimes

Medical Marijuana Programs Associated With Reductions in Violent Crimes | NORML HAVERFORD, PA — Medical cannabis regulatory programs are associated with reductions in the prevalence of certain types of violent crimes, according to a thesis paper published online on the International Scholar website. The paper evaluates the relationship between state-sanctioned medical cannabis programs and violent crime rates over a two-decade period. It finds that cannabis medicalization laws are […] Medical Marijuana Programs Associated With Reductions in Violent Crimes | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Jeff Sessions: We Will Do Our Best to Enforce the Laws as We’re Required to Do

Jeff Sessions: We Will Do Our Best to Enforce the Laws as We’re Required to Do

Jeff Sessions: We Will Do Our Best to Enforce the Laws as We’re Required to Do | Justin Strekal In an interview with conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated his position against marijuana, his commitment to enforcing its prohibition, and expressed an openness to use RICO suits against businesses that handle the plant. Earlier this year Cully Stimson of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think-tank that has a tremendous amount […] Jeff Sessions: We Will Do Our Best to Enforce the Laws as We’re Required to Do | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization

Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization

Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization | Paul Armentano Contrary to the claims of many marijuana prohibitionists, regulating the adult use of cannabis in Colorado has not been associated with any significant adverse effects on public safety. So affirmed Colorado’s top doctor, Larry Wolk, Chief Medical Officer for the Colorado Department of Public Health, in an interview Tuesday with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Specifically, […] Colorado’s Top Doc Debunks Fears of Marijuana Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Peru Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Regulate Medical Cannabis Oils

Peru Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Regulate Medical Cannabis Oils

Peru Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Regulate Medical Cannabis Oils | NORML LIMA, PERU — Lawmakers have approved legislation to oversee the production and regulation of certain cannabis-derived oil products. Passage of the measure comes months after lawmakers had depenalized activities specific to the medical use of cannabis for “serious and terminal diseases.” Regulators have 60 days to iron out the details of the new program. Other South American […] Peru Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Regulate Medical Cannabis Oils | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana

Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana

Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Patients with Parkinson’s disease report long-term therapeutic benefits from the daily use of medical cannabis, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology. Investigators at Tel Aviv University in Israel conducted a retrospective assessment of the daily use of cannabis in 47 patients with Parkinson’s disease over a period […] Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congressional Lawmakers Demand the VA Study Medical Marijuana

Congressional Lawmakers Demand the VA Study Medical Marijuana

Congressional Lawmakers Demand the VA Study Medical Marijuana | Paul Armentano Members of the US House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs are demanding the Department of Veterans Affairs facilitate protocols to assess the efficacy of medical cannabis in veterans suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress. Minnesota Democrat Tim Walz, along with nine other Democrat members of the Committee, authored an October 26, 2017 letter to VA […] Congressional Lawmakers Demand the VA Study Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Use Inversely Associated With Fatty Liver Disease

Study: Cannabis Use Inversely Associated With Fatty Liver Disease

Study: Cannabis Use Inversely Associated With Fatty Liver Disease | Paul Armentano Adults with a history of cannabis use are less likely to suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than are those who have not used the substance, according to data published online in the journal PLoS One. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most prevalent form of liver disease, affecting an estimated 80 to 100 […] Study: Cannabis Use Inversely Associated With Fatty Liver Disease | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US

New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US

New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON — A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record level of 64%, up from 60% last year and 50% in 2011. This year’s national survey shows the greatest approval for ending marijuana prohibition in the history of the study, and the first time that a majority of […] New Gallup Poll Finds Record 64% Support for Legalizing Marijuana in US | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Governor Threatens to Veto Bill Regulating Voter-Approved Marijuana Sales

Maine Governor Threatens to Veto Bill Regulating Voter-Approved Marijuana Sales

Maine Governor Threatens to Veto Bill Regulating Voter-Approved Marijuana Sales | NORML AUGUSTA, ME — Republican Gov. Paul LePage has threatened to veto legislation regulating the production and sales of cannabis to adults. Members of the House and Senate approved the legislation this week during a one-day special session, but did so without a veto-proof majority. A majority of Maine voters decided last November in favor of a statewide initiative legalizing […] Maine Governor Threatens to Veto Bill Regulating Voter-Approved Marijuana Sales | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Governor Under Pressure to Sign Marijuana Regulation Bill

Maine Governor Under Pressure to Sign Marijuana Regulation Bill

Maine Governor Under Pressure to Sign Marijuana Regulation Bill | Marijuana Policy Project PORTLAND, ME — Marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Paul LePage to let the marijuana regulation and implementation bill approved by the legislature become law. On Monday, the legislature passed LD 1650, which creates the rules for licensing and regulating marijuana producers, processors, and retail establishments; sets the tax rates for adult-use marijuana; and delays marijuana […] Maine Governor Under Pressure to Sign Marijuana Regulation Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project HARTFORD, CT — A new poll by Sacred Heart University shows that 71% of Connecticut residents support legalizing and taxing marijuana. The poll was conducted on October 3-12 and surveyed 1,000 Connecticut residents from around the state. This level of support marks a significant increase since the last poll in 2015, which showed 63% approval for making […] Connecticut Poll Shows 71% Support for Legalizing Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization | NORML A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation’s marijuana laws, including majorities of Democrats, Independents, and for the first time ever, Republicans, according to polling data released by Gallup. Sixty-four percent of voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage ever reported by Gallup […] All Time High: Two-Thirds of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill

Maine Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill

Maine Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill | Marijuana Policy Project AUGUSTA, ME — On Monday, Maine lawmakers approved a bill that would establish regulations for the legal marijuana market, with the House voting 81-50 and the Senate voting 22-9 before both chambers passed the measure in an “under the hammer” or unanimous vote. This omnibus bill, LD 1650, was the culmination of nearly seven months of […] Maine Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Regulation and Implementation Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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