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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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House Rules Committee Blocks FY19 Marijuana Amendments

House Rules Committee Blocks FY19 Marijuana Amendments

House Rules Committee Blocks FY19 Marijuana Amendments | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — Late Monday night, the House Rules Committee led by prohibitionist Representative Pete Sessions (R-TX) blocked two amendments related to marijuana from receiving consideration by the full House, thus ending their consideration and silencing the ability for the lower chamber to offer protections from Attorney General Jeff Sessions when it comes to cannabis. The […] House Rules Committee Blocks FY19 Marijuana Amendments | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | TJ Baker TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health announced on Monday that it will begin accepting applications for six additional businesses to grow, process, and sell medical marijuana in the Garden State. The state aims to locate two each in the northern, central and southern regions of New Jersey. “We look forward to the opening of […] New Jersey to Double the Number of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Michigan Regulators Expand Pool of Eligible Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Regulators Expand Pool of Eligible Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Regulators Expand Pool of Eligible Medical Marijuana Patients | NORML LANSING, MI — State regulators took action last week to expand the pool of patients eligible to receive medical cannabis. Officials expanded the pool of qualifying conditions under the state’s medical access law to include those patients diagnosed with: arthritis, autism, chronic pain, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, obsessive compulsive disorder, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injury, Tourette’s syndrome, and […] Michigan Regulators Expand Pool of Eligible Medical Marijuana Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use

New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use

New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use | NORML A state-commissioned study released Thursday by the New York Department of Health recommends replacing cannabis criminalization with a policy of adult use legalization. The 74-page study, entitled “Assessment of the Potential Impact of Regulated Marijuana in New York State,” acknowledges the following: “Regulating marijuana can reduce opioid use;” “Regulating marijuana may lead to a reduction in the […] New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before

More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before

More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before | NORML Older Americans are using cannabis more frequently than ever before, according to a review of demographic data published in the journal Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. A pair of investigators at the University of Florida reviewed 18 peer-reviewed studies published between the years 2000 and 2017 evaluating marijuana use patterns among those ages 50 and older. They reported that […] More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma Lawmakers: No Special Session to Amend Voter-Approved Medical Law

Oklahoma Lawmakers: No Special Session to Amend Voter-Approved Medical Law

Oklahoma Lawmakers: No Special Session to Amend Voter-Approved Medical Law | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has scrapped plans to convene a special legislative session for the purposes of amending provisions of State Question 788 – the medical marijuana access initiative approved by voters last week. On Friday, Fallin – who publicly campaigned against the measure – stated: “After conferring with legislative leaders, we believe […] Oklahoma Lawmakers: No Special Session to Amend Voter-Approved Medical Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization Initiative | Paul Armentano Proponents of a statewide ballot initiative to legalize the adult use of marijuana in North Dakota turned in nearly 19,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office today in an effort to place the measure before voters this November. State officials must certify 13,452 signatures in order to qualify the measure for the 2018 electoral ballot. The […] Signatures Submitted for North Dakota 2018 Marijuana Legalization Initiative | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana Access

Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana Access

Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana Access | Paul Armentano Legislation to significantly expand patients’ access to medical cannabis in Maine will become law later this fall following Monday’s decision by lawmakers to override Governor Paul LePage’s veto. By a vote of 119 to 23 in the House and 25 to 8 in the Senate, Maine lawmakers rejected Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of LD 1539. The bill will become […] Maine Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto, Expand Medical Marijuana Access | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Arizona Appellate Court Rules Cannabis Concentrates Are Not Protected Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

Arizona Appellate Court Rules Cannabis Concentrates Are Not Protected Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

Arizona Appellate Court Rules Cannabis Concentrates Are Not Protected Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law | NORML PHOENIX, AZ — A ruling from the Arizona Court of Appeals has found that the possession of concentrated forms of cannabis resin is not protected by the state’s voter-initiated medical marijuana access law, the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. The 2 to 1 decision upholds the two-and-one-half year prison sentence of a state-registered patient, Rodney Jones, for the possession of […] Arizona Appellate Court Rules Cannabis Concentrates Are Not Protected Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access

Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access

Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A majority of Oklahomans voted on Tuesday to enact State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients who may benefit from it. Oklahoma is the 31st state to legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis under state law. State Question 788 permits licensed […] Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada

The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada

The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada | Guest Author With the approval of Senate Bill C-45, Canada became the first G7 member country to legalize recreational marijuana. Being a wealthy nation, it is poised to become a model for other countries who are planning to do the same thing. It is expected that such a move will impact the national economy in more ways […] The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont

Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont

Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont | Kate Zawidzki MONTPELIER, VT — July 1, 2018 will go down in Vermont’s history as the day the state officially stopped punishing adults for consuming marijuana. Residents of Vermont are seeing the fruits of our movement’s tireless efforts to reform harmful and ill-conceived marijuana laws. As of Sunday, adults can now legally possess, consume, and grow limited […] Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis

FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis

FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug that contains an active ingredient derived from the cannabis plant. The drug, Epidiolex, an oral solution containing cannabidiol (CBD), will be the first and only FDA-approved CBD drug on the market. The FDA has approved Epidiolex for use only in the treatment of two […] FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill

Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill

Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with Senators Bernie Sanders, Tim Kaine, and Tammy Duckworth, on Wednesday introduced legislation, the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and to provide funding for the expungement of criminal records for those with past marijuana convictions. “The time to decriminalize […] Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | NORML ATLANTA, GA — Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assessed the relationship between maternal marijuana exposure and birthweight. They reported that infants, on average, weighed no less than controls after […] Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | Kate Zawidzki On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority […] Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215

Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215

Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215 | Phillip Smith One of the reddest of red states went green on Tuesday, when voters in Oklahoma approved a remarkably progressive medical marijuana initiative by a healthy margin of 56% to 43%. The initiative, State Question 778, allows registered patients to possess up to three ounces of marijuana anywhere and up to eight ounces at home. Patients also […] Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law

Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law

Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A majority of Oklahomans voted on Tuesday to enact State Question 788 — a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to those patients who will benefit from it. Oklahoma is now the 31st state to legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis under state law. “Public […] Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018

Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018

Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | Phillip Smith With final approval by the Senate Tuesday night, the Canadian parliament has legalized marijuana. That makes Canada the second country to legalize marijuana (after Uruguay), with what will be the world’s second-largest legal marijuana market (after California). Canada also becomes the first G7 country to free the weed. While nine US states and the District […] Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan

Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma voters will decide on Tuesday on State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients. Under the proposed plan, licensed medical marijuana patients may cultivate up to six mature plants, and may possess personal use quantities of marijuana flowers, edibles, or infused concentrates. Republican […] Oklahoma to Vote Tuesday on Patient-Centric Medical Marijuana Plan | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year

Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year

Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year | Marijuana Policy Project OTTAWA, ON — A bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use in Canada received final approval from lawmakers Tuesday and will now be sent to the governor general for royal assent. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet will choose the specific date on which the law will take effect, and legal sales […] Canada Becomes Second Country to End Marijuana Prohibition; Regulated Adult Sales to Begin Later This Year | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […] Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana

Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana

Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana | Drug Policy Alliance Last night, the Canadian Senate approved The Cannabis Act, making Canada the second country in the world to legally regulate all aspects of the marijuana market – including production, sale and consumption – following Uruguay’s historic move to do so in 2013. The bill has already passed the House of Commons and has the support of Prime […] Canada Becomes Second Country in the World – and First G-20 Nation – to Legalize Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation

Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation | Paul Armentano OTTAWA, ON — Members of the Canadian House and Senate have reconciled and given final approval to C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Majorities of both chambers had previously approved slightly different versions […] Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition

Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition

Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition | NORML STANFORD, CA — The topical administration of CBD oil is associated with reduced pain and faster wound healing in patients with the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa, according to case reports published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology. Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic condition that results in blistering skin. Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine and at West Virginia […] Case Reports: Topical Use of CBD Addresses Painful Skin Condition | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure

Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure

Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure | NORML OTTAWA, ON — Members of the Canadian Senate voted late last week in favor of Bill C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Since Senate members added amendments to the bill, it now returns to the […] Canadian Senate Approves Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms

Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms

Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms | NORML Last Friday, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) announced its position on various marijuana law reforms. “Some of the same folks who told African Americans ‘three strikes and you’re out’ when it came to marijuana use and distribution, are now in support of decriminalizing the drug and making a profit off of it,” CBC Chairman Cedric L. […] Congressional Black Caucus Announces Support for Marijuana Law Reforms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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