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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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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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The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice

The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice

The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced The “RESPECT Resolution: Realizing Equitable & Sustainable Participation in Emerging Cannabis Trades” to elevate the importance of equity within the legal cannabis marketplace. The RESPECT Resolution seeks both economic and reparative justice, ensuring that disenfranchised communities will be able to benefit equally in the emerging legal […] The RESPECT Resolution Seeks Restorative Justice | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances

More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances

More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances | NORML BETHLEHEM, PA — Members of the Bethlehem city council have moved toward the enactment of a local ordinance that seeks to make first-time minor marijuana possession offenses punishable by a $ 25 fine. Members decided unanimously in favor of the proposal on its first reading. A final vote is anticipated in about two weeks. However, it remains unclear […] More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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House Appropriations Committee Blocks Cannabis Banking Amendment

House Appropriations Committee Blocks Cannabis Banking Amendment

House Appropriations Committee Blocks Cannabis Banking Amendment | Justin Strekal WASHINGTON, DC — The House Appropriations Committee took up and defeated language known as the Safe Banking Amendment offered by Congressman David Joyce (R-OH) on Wednesday, June 13th. If adopted, regulators would not be authorized to use federal funds to threaten sanctions against banks working with marijuana-related businesses and entrepreneurs. The defeat of the Safe Banking Amendment was […] House Appropriations Committee Blocks Cannabis Banking Amendment | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Majority Leader Announces Progress on Hemp Reform Legislation

Senate Majority Leader Announces Progress on Hemp Reform Legislation

Senate Majority Leader Announces Progress on Hemp Reform Legislation | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Friday announced that he has secured provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill to further expand and facilitate state-regulated hemp production. In a press release, McConnell acknowledged that provisions in S. 2667: The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 have now been incorporated into the Senate’s version […] Senate Majority Leader Announces Progress on Hemp Reform Legislation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Chronic Pain Patients Are Replacing Opioids With Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain Patients Are Replacing Opioids With Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain Patients Are Replacing Opioids With Medical Marijuana | NORML CLEVELAND, OH — More than two-thirds of chronic pain patients registered to legally access medical cannabis products substitute marijuana for prescription opioids, according to data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. Investigators from the United States and Canada assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription drugs in a cohort of over 2,000 Canadian patients licensed […] Chronic Pain Patients Are Replacing Opioids With Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Louisiana Medical Marijuana Expansion Laws Take Effect

Louisiana Medical Marijuana Expansion Laws Take Effect

Louisiana Medical Marijuana Expansion Laws Take Effect | NORML BATON ROUGE, LA — Louisiana patients suffering from intractable pain, post-traumatic stress, and other medical conditions are now eligible to receive medical cannabis access under newly enacted legislation. House Bill 627 expands the pool of patients eligible to receive cannabis therapy to include those with symptoms of autism spectrum disorder, such as self-injuring behavior or an inability […] Louisiana Medical Marijuana Expansion Laws Take Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition Releases General Assembly Voter Guide, Grades Candidates’ Marijuana Policy Positions Ahead of June Primary

Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition Releases General Assembly Voter Guide, Grades Candidates’ Marijuana Policy Positions Ahead of June Primary

Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition Releases General Assembly Voter Guide, Grades Candidates’ Marijuana Policy Positions Ahead of June Primary | Marijuana Policy Project ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition released a General Assembly voter guide Thursday that documents and grades candidates’ positions on cannabis policy. The release comes exactly two weeks before early voting begins in the 2018 primary election (June 14). In March, the Marijuana Policy Project released a separate guide to the Democratic gubernatorial primary candidates. The General Assembly voter guide is based on […] Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition Releases General Assembly Voter Guide, Grades Candidates’ Marijuana Policy Positions Ahead of June Primary | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Pilot Study: CBD-Dominant Extracts Safe and Effective in Treating Pediatric Movement Disorders

Pilot Study: CBD-Dominant Extracts Safe and Effective in Treating Pediatric Movement Disorders

Pilot Study: CBD-Dominant Extracts Safe and Effective in Treating Pediatric Movement Disorders | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The daily administration of high CBD, low THC extracts is safe and effective in treating symptoms related to pediatric movement disorders, according to clinical trial data published in the Journal of Child Neurology. Israeli researchers assessed the adjunctive use of CBD extracts in 20 patients with moderate to severe complex motor disorders over a period […] Pilot Study: CBD-Dominant Extracts Safe and Effective in Treating Pediatric Movement Disorders | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Wet Trimming or Dry Trimming – What Makes a Better Bud?

Wet Trimming or Dry Trimming – What Makes a Better Bud?

Wet Trimming or Dry Trimming – What Makes a Better Bud? | Mary Rosebrook You’ve poured your heart and soul into your plants for the last several months, carefully monitoring their sunlight exposure, how much water they’ve received, and so many other details. Those big, beautiful plants have finished flowering and the trichomes are at their peak. It’s time to harvest. Now comes the question that cannabis growers have […] Wet Trimming or Dry Trimming – What Makes a Better Bud? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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DEA: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent In 2017

DEA: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent In 2017

DEA: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent In 2017 | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops in the United States fell nearly 40 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration. According to figures published in the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, the agency and its law enforcement partners confiscated an estimated 3.38 million marijuana […] DEA: Marijuana Seizures Fell Nearly 40 Percent In 2017 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Florida Court Rules Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban is Unconstitutional

Florida Court Rules Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban is Unconstitutional

Florida Court Rules Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban is Unconstitutional | NORML TALLAHASSEE, FL — A Florida Circuit Court judge has ruled that a legislatively enacted ban on the smoking of medical cannabis by qualified patients is unconstitutional. State lawmakers in 2017 passed Senate Bill 8A – which sought to amend provisions in Amendment 2, a voter initiated constitutional amendment permitting the use and distribution of marijuana for medical purposes. […] Florida Court Rules Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban is Unconstitutional | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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10 Tips for a Successful Cannabis Greenhouse Build

10 Tips for a Successful Cannabis Greenhouse Build

10 Tips for a Successful Cannabis Greenhouse Build | Mary Rosebrook You’ve had some success growing weed and now you’re considering expanding your operation. You know a greenhouse will dramatically increase your output. Building a greenhouse for your cannabis production is an incredibly exciting step in taking your business to the next level. But it’s a big undertaking, too. It’s not just about throwing some poly […] 10 Tips for a Successful Cannabis Greenhouse Build | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2018 Ballot

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2018 Ballot

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2018 Ballot | Paul Armentano State regulators in Utah today certified a voter-initiated medical cannabis access measure for the 2018 ballot. Officials announced that proponents gathered nearly 154,000 validated initiative signatures from registered voters — far exceeding the total necessary to place the measure before a statewide vote. The Utah Medical Cannabis Act permits qualified patients to obtain either herbal cannabis or cannabis-infused products […] Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2018 Ballot | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Retail Sales of ‘Low THC Hemp Extracts’

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Retail Sales of ‘Low THC Hemp Extracts’

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Retail Sales of ‘Low THC Hemp Extracts’ | NORML INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Indiana’s Republican Governor, Eric Holcomb, has signed legislation, Senate Bill 52, authorizing for the retail sale of certain hemp extract products. Under the measure, retailers may legally sell “low THC hemp extract” products that possess a “certificate of analysis prepared by an independent drug testing laboratory.” The testing must confirm that the products contain no more […] Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Retail Sales of ‘Low THC Hemp Extracts’ | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Governor Signs Several Marijuana-Related Bills Into Law

Utah Governor Signs Several Marijuana-Related Bills Into Law

Utah Governor Signs Several Marijuana-Related Bills Into Law | NORML SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Utah’s Republican governor, Gary Herbert, has signed a series of bills to facilitate access and research to cannabis and cannabis-related products. House Bill 195 provides patients with no more than six-months to live the legal option to access cannabis-infused products. Under the law, patients with a physician’s recommendation may legally possess up to a […] Utah Governor Signs Several Marijuana-Related Bills Into Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabinoid Therapy Improves Dystonia in HD Patients

Study: Cannabinoid Therapy Improves Dystonia in HD Patients

Study: Cannabinoid Therapy Improves Dystonia in HD Patients | NORML BOCHUM, GERMANY — Cannabinoid treatment is associated with improvements in dystonia in patients with early-onset Huntington’s disease, according to observational data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Huntington’s Disease. A team of investigators from Germany and Austria assessed the treatment of various synthetic or organic cannabinoid preparations – including Sativex, dronabinol, and nabilone – in seven HD patients who […] Study: Cannabinoid Therapy Improves Dystonia in HD Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform

Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform

Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Majority Leader of the United States Senate, has publicly announced his intention to sponsor federal legislation to legalize and fund the licensed production of industrial hemp. According to a press release issued by the Senator, the forthcoming legislation – entitled the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 – “will allow states to be the […] Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program

Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program

Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program | Drug Policy Alliance ALBUQUERQUE, NM — On Friday, as reported by the Abq Report, a spokesperson from Albuquerque City Mayor Tim Keller’s Administration announced the City would be ending their asset forfeiture program, meaning that police will no longer be allowed to seize property unless there is a criminal conviction. This decision brings the City in compliance with New […] Albuquerque New Mexico to End the City’s Asset Forfeiture Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The FDA Wants to Hear From You About Marijuana Scheduling

The FDA Wants to Hear From You About Marijuana Scheduling

The FDA Wants to Hear From You About Marijuana Scheduling | NORML This year, the United Nations World Health Organization is due to review the current international classification of marijuana, THC, cannabidiol, and other related compounds and preparations this year. In the lead-up, the WHO is asking member nations submit feedback, of which no nation is more influential than the United States. Between now and April 23rd, the U.S. […] The FDA Wants to Hear From You About Marijuana Scheduling | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen

Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen

Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen | Phillip Smith Marijuana is now legal in nine states constituting about one-fifth of the US population, and medical marijuana is recognized in a total of 29 states. That means people in those states can possess and use marijuana without fear of criminal prosecutions (if they have a doctor’s recommendation in the medical marijuana-only states). But even in […] Four Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second Class Citizen | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader

Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader

Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader | NORML It has been announced that former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, along with former Republican Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld, have joined the Board of Advisors for Acreage Holdings, a multi-state corporation operating in the medical and recreational marijuana space. The company holds licenses for dozens of cannabis businesses in the United States. […] Ex-House Speaker Signs on With Marijuana Industry Leader | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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