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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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White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | Phillip Smith Marijuana legalization advocates and the legal marijuana industry have been on tenterhooks ever since Donald Trump won the White House last November, and increasingly so since he nominated pot reform foe Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, the highest law enforcement officer in the land. But for the three months since the election and the […] White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids

Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids | Paul Armentano VICTORIA, BC — Patients with legal access to medical cannabis reduce their use of opioids, benzodiazepines, and other prescription drugs, according to data published online ahead of print in The International Journal of Drug Policy. Researchers at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription […] Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress

The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — United States Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), along with six other Republicans and six Democrats, has reintroduced bipartisan legislation, ‘The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act,’ to prevent the federal government from criminally prosecuting individuals and/or businesses who are engaging in state-sanctioned activities specific to the possession, use, production, and distribution of marijuana. House Resolution […] The ‘Respect State Marijuana Laws Act’ Reintroduced In Congress | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure

DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — After months of public pressure, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed factually inaccurate information from its website. The change comes after Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, filed a legal request with the Department of […] DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation from Website After Months of Public, Legal Pressure | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | Terry Franklin Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — everything from harsh rhetoric to States’ Rights Libertarianism. Specific policies may come soon. As we […] The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General

Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate voted 52 to 47 Wednesday to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as Attorney General. Most Republicans voted for him; most Democrats voted against him. The vote comes after two months of organized opposition as hundreds of organizations expressed concerns about Sessions’s record and racially-charged statements he has made in the past. […] Senate Votes to Confirm Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana

Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | Marijuana Policy Project PROVIDENCE, RI — A new poll shows momentum is building behind the effort to end marijuana prohibition in Rhode Island. Regulate Rhode Island director Jared Moffat held a news conference Tuesday at the State House to discuss the results. He was joined by Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence), who recently introduced the […] Rhode Island Poll Finds Strong Support for Legalizing Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic Staff If you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift idea for your stoner boyfriend, ganja goddess, or just a little something for yourself, check out these great gift ideas. Be sure to check out the current Dank Deals and Stoner Savings from your favorite online head shops for even more great gift ideas, coupon codes and […] Valentine’s Day Gifts for Stoners | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis

Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis | NORML SALEM, OR — Lawmakers should not amend the state’s traffic safety laws or institute per se thresholds for cannabinoids, according to the recommendations of a new report issued by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which had been tasked with reviewing the state’s driving laws following the passage of legislation in 2015. Authors concluded that intoxication due […] Oregon Agency Rejects Adoption of Per Se Traffic Safety Laws for Cannabis | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances

Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances | Scott Gacek CHEYENNE, WY — Marijuana possession won’t be decriminalized in Wyoming anytime soon, but statewide penalties could be reduced for first and second time offenders under a penalty reform bill that would also elevate some possession charges to a felony. On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee considered multiple proposals that would change how low-level marijuana offenses are […] Wyoming Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Killed, Penalty Reform Bill Advances | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday

New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday | Scott Gacek CONCORD, NH — Lawmakers in the New Hampshire House will hold a hearing on a Republican-backed bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and older on Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 656, is sponsored by Reps. Glen Aldrich, Caleb Dyer, Brandon Phinney, and Nick Zaricki, all Republicans. The proposal is not related […] New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect

Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect

Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect | Marijuana Policy Project PORTLAND, ME — A voter-approved initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Maine officially takes effect today, making it legal for adults 21 and older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana. “Maine voters made it clear that it’s time to end the failed and costly policy of punishing adults for their choice to responsibly […] Marijuana is Now Legal in Maine as Question 1 Takes Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday

Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday | Marijuana Policy Project PORTLAND, ME — A voter-approved initiative to legalize marijuana in Maine will officially take effect on Monday, making it legal for adults 21 and older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana. “The era of marijuana prohibition in Maine is finally coming to an end,” said David Boyer, Maine political director for the Marijuana Policy […] Marijuana Possession Officially Becomes Legal in Maine on Monday | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use

Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use

Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use | HWN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israel could soon decriminalize personal use and possession of marijuana, a leading government official said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan said if the government approves his policy suggestion, those caught possessing or smoking small amounts of marijuana would face fines instead of arrested […] Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming | Kate Bell A new bill, HB 157, has been introduced in Wyoming by Rep. Mark Baker (R-Sweetwater) and a bipartisan group of legislators that would eliminate criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. This would avoid branding someone with a lifelong criminal record for using a substance that is safer than alcohol. HB 157 would […] Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Wyoming | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine

North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine

North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine | Phillip Smith Move over, Napa Valley, there’s a new kid on the block. When it comes to spending on mind-altering substances, Americans and Canadians are shelling out just about as much for marijuana as they do for wine. In its executive summary of a yet-to-be-released report, Arcview Marijuana Research pegs the size of the North American marijuana […] North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access

Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access | NORML INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The American Legion of Indiana passed a resolution on Sunday calling on state lawmakers to permit veterans’ access to marijuana as a therapeutic remedy. The resolution acknowledges that legalizing cannabis access will reduce opioid addiction and overdose deaths, and urges members of the Indiana General Assembly to “amend state legislation to remove restrictions […] Indiana: American Legion Calls on Lawmakers to Permit Medical Marijuana Access | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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In Legal States, Marijuana Regulators Target Home Cultivation

In Legal States, Marijuana Regulators Target Home Cultivation | Kevin Mahmalji Since its founding, NORML has advocated that statewide legalization efforts – whether through a ballot initiative or using the legislative process – should ideally include provisions that permit and protect the act of home cultivation by marijuana consumers. This advocacy has resulted in more than 16 states now allowing home cultivation, including in six of […] In Legal States, Marijuana Regulators Target Home Cultivation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wyoming with Strong Bi-Partisan Support

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wyoming with Strong Bi-Partisan Support | Scott Gacek Several bi-partisan lawmakers in Wyoming have sponsored a bill to decriminalize the possession of up to three ounces of marijuana. State Rep. Mark Baker (R-Rock Springs) filed House Bill 157, along with seven fellow Republicans and three Democrats who have signed on as co-sponsors of the measure. The bill would reduce the penalty for possession of […] Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Filed in Wyoming with Strong Bi-Partisan Support | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation

North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation

North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation | Scott Gacek North Dakota was one of four states to authorize medical marijuana during the November elections, when over 63% of voters approved Question 5. Now, a bill introduced in the state legislature seeks to delay the law’s implementation. Senate Bill 2154 would prevent the state department of health from issuing any applications or licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries until July. Read the […] North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Colorado: Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Billion in 2016

Colorado: Marijuana Sales Surpass $ 1 Billion in 2016 | NORML DENVER, CO — Retail sales of marijuana in Colorado totaled well over $ 1 billion in the first ten months of 2016 and are estimated to reach $ 1.3 billion by year’s end, according to data provided by the state’s Department of Revenue. The sales totals are an increase over last year, when retailers sold $ 996,184,788 in marijuana-related […] Colorado: Marijuana Sales Surpass $ 1 Billion in 2016 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Proposed

New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Proposed | Scott Gacek CONCORD, NH — A bi-partisan group of lawmakers in New Hampshire has filed a bill that would create a commission to study the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana in the Granite State. House Bill 215 is sponsored in the House by Reps. Robert Cushing (D) and John O’Connor (R), and in the Senate by Sens. Dan […] New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Proposed | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Rhode Island Lawmakers Start Push to Legalize Marijuana

Rhode Island Lawmakers Start Push to Legalize Marijuana | Jared Moffat PROVIDENCE, RI — As the Massachusetts government prepares to implement an initiative to regulate and tax marijuana that was approved by voters in November, lawmakers in Rhode Island are poised to introduce similar legislation. State Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and State Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence) will discuss the proposal at a news conference at the Rhode Island […] Rhode Island Lawmakers Start Push to Legalize Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Puerto Rico’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open for Business

Puerto Rico’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open for Business | NORML SAN JUAN, PR — Puerto Rico’s first legal medical cannabis dispensaries opened their doors last week. The new facilities are operating in accordance with a 2015 executive order by Gov. Alejandro García Padilla, which called on health officials to regulate the dispensing of cannabis-infused products – such as oils and pills – to qualified patients. An […] Puerto Rico’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open for Business | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail

Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail

Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail | NORML COLUMBIA, MO — Sentencing reforms took effect on January 1, 2017 eliminating the threat of jail time for some first-time marijuana offenders. Under the newly enacted law, first-time offenders who possess no more than ten grams of cannabis face a $ 500 fine, but no threat of incarceration. However, the act remains classified under state law as […] Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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75,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana

75,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana | Anna Zuccaro In a new petition from Americans for Safe Access and Change.org, over 75,000 people are calling on the Drug Enforcement Administration to stop disseminating false information about medical cannabis immediately and ensure that any future information about medical cannabis treatment reflects medically-accurate and up-to-date facts. The petition, which calls on President Obama to take immediate […] 75,000 Demand DEA Stop Disseminating Blatantly False Information About Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Vermont Governor Pardons Nearly 200 People for Marijuana

Vermont Governor Pardons Nearly 200 People for Marijuana

Vermont Governor Pardons Nearly 200 People for Marijuana | Scott Gacek MONTPELIER, VT — In one of his final acts as Vermont’s Governor, Peter Shumlin (D) has issued pardons to 192 people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana. The governor, who had pushed for the state legislature to legalize marijuana for adults last year, had announced in December that he would consider pardons for those with […] Vermont Governor Pardons Nearly 200 People for Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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