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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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Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | NORML HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Patients who consume plant-derived cannabis extracts in the form of an oral lozenge report reductions in chronic pain and opioid use, according to clinical data published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Investigators from the United States, the Netherlands, and Spain assessed the safety and efficacy of the Trokie brand lozenge in a cohort […] Study: Cannabis Lozenge Associated With Reduced Opioid Use | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day

Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day

Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day | Kate Zawidzki This November, ballot measures in 15 counties and two cities will allow voters to weigh in on marijuana policies in Wisconsin. The results could serve as a springboard for reform. The non-binding, advisory questions vary by jurisdiction — with some concerning medical cannabis and some focusing on legalizing marijuana for adults’ use. Voters will consider […] Almost Three Million Wisconsin Voters to Consider Legalization Questions on Election Day | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions | Drug Policy Alliance NEW YORK, NY — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will announce at a Brooklyn press conference later today an initiative to help up to 20,000 New Yorkers wipe away pass records for marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for […] Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions

New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions | Drug Policy Alliance SANTA FE, NM — On Friday, September 7th, the New Mexico Department of Health announced that Secretary Lynn Gallagher would not allow people suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD) to qualify for medical cannabis in New Mexico. This is the second time the Medical Advisory Board’s (MAB) recommendation to add opioid use disorder was denied; […] New Mexico Secretary of Health Again Refuses to Add Opioid Use Disorder to Medical Cannabis Qualifying Conditions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions

New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions

New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions | Paul Armentano BROOKLYN, NY — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez at a press conference today announced his intent to vacate over ten thousand low-level marijuana convictions. Though state lawmakers decriminalized minor marijuana possession offenses in 1977, possessing small amounts of cannabis “in public view” remains a criminal misdemeanor. City police have made several hundred thousand arrests since the late 1990s for violation of the […] New York: Brooklyn DA to Vacate Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes

Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes

Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes | NORML SAN DIEGO, CA — State-licensed marijuana retailers are not magnets for serious criminal activity, according to a six-month analysis of law enforcement data conducted by the Voice of San Diego newspaper. Reporters reviewed emergency calls between January and June 2018 – the first six-months during which state-licensed retailers were permitted to operate within the city. Investigators determined that relatively few […] Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults

MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON, DC — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) announced Wednesday it is endorsing Measure 3, the initiative to legalize marijuana for adults in North Dakota and expunge past marijuana-related convictions. MPP is the nation’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to marijuana policy, and it played leading roles in the successful legalization initiative efforts in Colorado, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maine, […] MPP Endorses North Dakota Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana for Adults | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2”

NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2”

NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2” | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has endorsed Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act, which regulates the licensed production and distribution of medical cannabis products to qualified patients who possess a physician’s recommendation. Seventy-seven percent of adults express support for the law change, according to statewide polling data compiled in March. […] NORML Endorses Utah’s Medical Marijuana “Proposition 2” | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative

Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative

Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative | Phillip Smith As North Dakotans prepare to head to the polls in November to vote on the Measure 3 marijuana legalization initiative, they rely on their state government to come up with an estimate of what it will cost taxpayers. It’s not just this initiative—state law mandates that voters be informed of the potential budgetary impacts of any measure […] Republicans Are Playing Dirty in Their Bid to Stop North Dakota’s Legal Pot Initiative | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion

New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion

New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion | NORML SANTA FE, NM — New Mexico’s Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher has agreed to proposed changes in the state’s medical cannabis law that would permit patients with obstructive sleep apnea to access marijuana; but she rejected calls to expand access to patients with other debilitating conditions, including Tourette’s syndrome (TS) and opioid dependency. “I cannot say with any degree of […] New Mexico Health Secretary Balks at Medical Marijuana Expansion | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program

Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program | NORML DOVER, DE — Democrat Governor John Carney has signed legislation into law expanding the pool of patients eligible to access medical marijuana in Delaware. House Bill 374, which took immediate effect, expands the statutory definition of a “debilitating medical condition” under the state’s medical cannabis law to include glaucoma and “chronic debilitating migraines.” An earlier version of […] Delaware Adds Two Qualifying Conditions to Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education

NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education

NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education | Kevin Mahmalji As the summer months come to a close and as political campaigns around the country ramp up outreach efforts, NORML chapters are working to make sure that supporters of marijuana law reform efforts are registered to vote. Through our partnership with Rock the Vote, we’ve made it quick and easy for our members and supporters to […] NORML Chapters Focus on Voter Registration and Education | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1 | TJ Baker A new poll shows Michigan’s marijuana legalization campaign Proposal 1 on November’s ballot, is currently poised to pass with 56% support. Of those surveyed, 56% support the legalization proposal, while 38% were opposed. Six percent remain undecided. Age, not political affiliation, was the largest factor for support of the proposal, pollsters found. While only 37% of […] New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Endorses Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1

NORML Endorses Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1

NORML Endorses Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1 | NORML The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is pleased to endorse Proposal 1: The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, which will appear on November’s electoral ballot. The initiative permits those over the age of 21 to possess and grow personal use quantities of cannabis and related concentrates, while also licensing activities […] NORML Endorses Michigan’s Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congressional Committee Approves Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Research

Congressional Committee Approves Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Research

Congressional Committee Approves Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Research | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted in favor of legislation (HR 5634: The Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018) to facilitate federally-approved clinical trials assessing the efficacy of whole-plant cannabis. The vote marks the first time that lawmakers have ever decided in favor of easing existing federal restrictions which limit investigators ability to clinically […] Congressional Committee Approves Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana Research | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML Responds to US Border Policy Barring Canadians Involved in Legal Marijuana Market

NORML Responds to US Border Policy Barring Canadians Involved in Legal Marijuana Market

NORML Responds to US Border Policy Barring Canadians Involved in Legal Marijuana Market | NORML NORML staff today responded to reports that the US Customs and Border Protection Agency will enforce a federal policy denying entry into the United States any individual involved Canada’s burgeoning marijuana market. Under the policy, US officials are to bar entry to Canadians who acknowledge having consumed marijuana at any time in their past, as well as those who are […] NORML Responds to US Border Policy Barring Canadians Involved in Legal Marijuana Market | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated With COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms

Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated With COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms

Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated With COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms | NORML LONDON — Cannabis smoke exposure, even long-term, is not positively associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, or irreversible airway damage, according to a literature review published in the journal Breathe. British researchers reviewed nearly 20 observational studies assessing cannabis inhalation and lung health, involving over 25,000 subjects. Investigators reported that the available literature fails to support […] Study: Cannabis Inhalation Not Associated With COPD, Other Tobacco-Related Harms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets | NORML Consumers generally believe that cannabis sold in legal markets is “superior” to that available on the black market, and are willing to pay a premium for it, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from Canada and the United States assessed adults’ opinions with regard to the impact of cannabis pricing on […] Study: Consumers Willing to Pay a Premium for Legal Cannabis, Eschew Illegal Markets | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?

How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry?

How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry? | Phillip Smith Legal marijuana is a growth industry. Medical marijuana is legal in 30 states and full-on legalization in nine, with more states set to join the green revolution this fall. New Jersey could become the next legalization state sometime in the next few weeks, and Election Day could see two more medical marijuana states (Utah and […] How Much Money Can You Make Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms?

Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms?

Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms? | Phillip Smith Denver could essentially legalize psychedelic mushrooms by next spring if a group of local activists has its way. But they have a few hurdles to overcome first. This week, members of Denver for Psilocybin handed in to city officials a pair of municipal initiatives aimed at removing penalties for possessing and consuming the fungi, which contain the […] Will Denver Be the First Place in America to Legalize Magic Mushrooms? | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising

Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising

Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Approximately one in seven US adults acknowledge having consumed cannabis within the past year, according to data published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. A team of investigators from the University of California and Columbia University in New York assessed cannabis use patterns in a nationally representative sample of 16,280 US adults. Overall, 14.6 […] Percentage of Adults Consuming Cannabis Rising | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate

First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) on Wednesday introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions. Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork […] First Ever Veterans-Focused Medical Bill Introduced in Senate | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November

These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November

These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November | Phillip Smith Nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana since 2012, but all of those states have been in the West or the Northeast. This year, with marijuana legalization on the ballot in Michigan as well as North Dakota, legal weed could make a heartland breakthrough. Similarly, medical marijuana’s rise to acceptance continues, and […] These Four States Will Vote on Marijuana in November | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms | NORML CHICAGO, IL — Males with a history of cannabis use are far less likely than non-users to suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), according to data published in the journal Urology. Investigators with the University of Chicago assessed the relationship between cannabis use and LUTS in a nationally representative sample of men between the ages of 20 and 59. […] Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid

Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid

Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid | NORML ST. PETERSBURG, FL — Republican Governor Rick Scott‘s failure to expeditiously implement Florida’s voter-approved medical cannabis law hurts his support among voters, according to polling data compiled by StPetePolls.org for FloridaPolitics.com. Nearly half of voters polled (49 percent) said that they are “less likely” to support Scott’s US Senate candidacy because he “opposed medical marijuana” legalization, and because “his administration […] Florida Governor’s Opposition to Medical Marijuana Hurts His Senate Bid | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements

NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements

NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements | NORML The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC) has announced their most recent slate of bi-partisan reelection endorsements for incumbent members of the United States House of Representatives. “There was more momentum behind federal marijuana law reform in 2018 than in any previous year, and that is in no […] NORML PAC Announces New Slate of Congressional Endorsements | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans

Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans

Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans | Justin Strekal Lawmakers have removed language from pending federal legislation that sought to facilitate veterans’ access to medical cannabis in jurisdictions that regulate it. The decision to strip out the Veterans Equal Access Amendment flies in the face of the horrific medical realities that our nation’s heroes who are desperate to mitigate. This move thwarts the will of the […] Congressional Leadership Strips Provisions Facilitating Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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