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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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National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled

National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled

National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled | NORML BOSTON, MA — The National Conference of State Legislatures has endorsed a resolution calling for marijuana to be removed from the US Controlled Substances Act. The plant and all of its organic constituents are classified under federal law as a schedule I controlled substance – the most restrictive categorization available. Over three-quarters of legislators participating in this […] National Conference of State Legislatures Endorses Resolution Calling for Marijuana to Be Descheduled | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients

Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients

Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients | NORML HARTFORD, CT — A federal district court judge has determined that marijuana’s illicit status under federal law does not preempt statewide protections explicitly prohibiting qualified medical cannabis patients from facing discrimination in the workplace. The defendant in the case, Bride Brook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, argued that marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled […] Court: Marijuana’s Schedule I Status Does Not Justify Workplace Discrimination Against State-Qualified Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana

Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana

Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana | NORML FORT COLLINS, CO — Patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis report that cannabis effectively mitigates many of their symptoms, according to survey data published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Five hundred and ninety-five subjects responded to an online questionnaire hosted on the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society webpages. Respondents reported […] Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief in Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization

Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization | NORML BOSTON, MA — Members of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators have for the first time voted in favor of a resolution in support of decriminalizing marijuana. The NHCSL is a non-partisan group that represents the interests of Hispanic state lawmakers from all fifty states. The resolution states that federal cannabis criminalization is “unconstitutional” because it was initiated by “racist politicians” […] Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Calls for Marijuana Decriminalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Advocates Launch 2018 Medical Marijuana Signature Drive

Utah Advocates Launch 2018 Medical Marijuana Signature Drive

Utah Advocates Launch 2018 Medical Marijuana Signature Drive | TJ Baker SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Advocates hoping to place an initiative on Utah’s midterm election ballot next year will officially launch their signature collection campaign on Thursday. The Utah Patients Coalition, backed by the Marijuana Policy Project, will kick off the signature collection campaign at a Thursday morning event at the Gallivan Center in Salt […] Utah Advocates Launch 2018 Medical Marijuana Signature Drive | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Marijuana Users Have Lower Mortality Rates in Intensive Care

Study: Marijuana Users Have Lower Mortality Rates in Intensive Care

Study: Marijuana Users Have Lower Mortality Rates in Intensive Care | Paul Armentano Trauma patients who test positive for marijuana upon their admission to the intensive care unit are less likely to die during hospitalization than are age-matched controls, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. A team of researchers from the University of Arizona analyzed the in-hospital […] Study: Marijuana Users Have Lower Mortality Rates in Intensive Care | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress to Protect State Marijuana Laws

SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress to Protect State Marijuana Laws

SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress to Protect State Marijuana Laws | Justin Strekal Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) has reintroduced the State Marijuana And Regulatory Tolerance (SMART) Enforcement Act (H.R. 3534). This bill prohibits state-sanctioned marijuana consumers and businesses from being prosecuted by the federal government. By a margin of more than 6 to 1, Americans say that individual states should be able to make their own laws governing […] SMART Bill Reintroduced in Congress to Protect State Marijuana Laws | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Herbal Cannabis Sales Still Dominate the Retail Marijuana Market

Herbal Cannabis Sales Still Dominate the Retail Marijuana Market

Herbal Cannabis Sales Still Dominate the Retail Marijuana Market | NORML SANTA MONICA, CA — Herbal cannabis is far more popular among consumers than are plant-derived edibles or extracts, according to an analysis of retail sales data in Washington state. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and from the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica reviewed data from over 36 million separate retail cannabis transactions in Washington. Sales occurred […] Herbal Cannabis Sales Still Dominate the Retail Marijuana Market | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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No One Has Applied to Grow or Sell Medical Marijuana in Arkansas (Yet)

No One Has Applied to Grow or Sell Medical Marijuana in Arkansas (Yet)

No One Has Applied to Grow or Sell Medical Marijuana in Arkansas (Yet) | TJ Baker LITTLE ROCK, AR — Arkansas is halfway through the application period for medical marijuana growers and dispensaries for their fledgling medical marijuana program, and so far the total number of applications received is zero. While some naysayers could claim this shows little interest in the upcoming medical marijuana industry in Arkansas, a spokesperson for the state […] No One Has Applied to Grow or Sell Medical Marijuana in Arkansas (Yet) | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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After 17 Years, Hawaii’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Finally Opens

After 17 Years, Hawaii’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Finally Opens

After 17 Years, Hawaii’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Finally Opens | TJ Baker It’s been 17 years since Hawaii first legalized medical marijuana, and now the Aloha State’s first dispensary is open for business. Maui Grown Therapies, located in Kahului, began dispensing medical cannabis to patients on Tuesday, one day after receiving approval to open following their final onsite retail inspection by the Department of Health. “Clearly this is […] After 17 Years, Hawaii’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Finally Opens | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High

American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High

American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High | Paul Armentano HAMDEN, CT — A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation’s marijuana laws, according to polling data released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University. Sixty-one percent of voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage ever reported by the poll. Support for legalization is […] American Support for Marijuana Law Reform at Record High | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Time Running Out on South Dakota’s 2018 Marijuana Signature Drives

Time Running Out on South Dakota’s 2018 Marijuana Signature Drives

Time Running Out on South Dakota’s 2018 Marijuana Signature Drives | TJ Baker Advocates hoping to place marijuana initiatives on the 2018 ballot in South Dakota have less than 90 days to collect the remaining signatures needed. New Approach South Dakota is currently circulating two petitions they hope to place before voters in November 2018. One of the petitions would legalize marijuana for medical purposes, while the other […] Time Running Out on South Dakota’s 2018 Marijuana Signature Drives | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Panel Recommends Adding 43 New Conditions

New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Panel Recommends Adding 43 New Conditions

New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Panel Recommends Adding 43 New Conditions | TJ Baker TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey could soon expand its pool of patients eligible to participate in the states’ medical marijuana program. The New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel has recommended the addition of 43 new conditions to the list of ailments that are approved for medical marijuana use in the state. Following several months of studying […] New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Panel Recommends Adding 43 New Conditions | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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The G Pen Pro Reviewed: A Quality Herbal Vaporizer Under $100

The G Pen Pro Reviewed: A Quality Herbal Vaporizer Under $100

The G Pen Pro Reviewed: A Quality Herbal Vaporizer Under $ 100 | Scott Gacek The innovators at Grenco Science, makers of the popular G Pen series of portable wax and herb vaporizers, have just released their newest portable personal vaporizer, and it is designed fur use with dry herbs. (If you’re looking for something to use with wax and concentrates, check out the original G Pen.) The G Pen […] The G Pen Pro Reviewed: A Quality Herbal Vaporizer Under $ 100 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Advocates to De Blasio: Address Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests

Advocates to De Blasio: Address Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests

Advocates to De Blasio: Address Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests | Drug Policy Alliance NEW YORK, NY — New York city Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office published a statement this week disputing the findings of the Drug Policy Alliance report, “Unjust and Unconstitutional: 60,000 Jim Crow Marijuana Arrests in Mayor de Blasio’s New York.” The report details that marijuana possession arrests under Mayor de Blasio continue to be marked by extremely […] Advocates to De Blasio: Address Racial Disparities in Marijuana Arrests | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination

Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination

Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination | TJ Baker Welcome to Cannabis, California. An Arizona based company that makes products to support the marijuana industry says they have purchased a small town in California, near the Nevada border, with the hopes of turning it into a cannabis friendly tourist destination. American Green, based in Phoenix, purchased the tiny town of Nipton for $ 5 million, […] Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds

Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds

Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds | TJ Baker As federal marijuana prohibition turns 80 years old, a new poll has found overwhelming support for re-legalizing cannabis in some form. The poll is just the latest in a series of national polls finding overwhelming support for reforming federal marijuana laws, and comes as comprehensive legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is introduced […] Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice

Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice

Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — United States Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation on Tuesday that, if passed, would end federal marijuana prohibition and centers communities most devastated by the war on drugs. “The question is no longer ‘should we legalize marijuana?’; it is ‘how do we legalize marijuana?’ We must do so in a way that […] Cory Booker Introduces Federal Marijuana Legalization Bill Focused on Racial Justice | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Missouri Medical Marijuana Drive Reaches Signature Milestone

Missouri Medical Marijuana Drive Reaches Signature Milestone

Missouri Medical Marijuana Drive Reaches Signature Milestone | Paul Armentano Proponents of a Missouri voter initiative effort to legalize and regulate the therapeutic use and distribution of cannabis statewide have gathered over 50,000 signatures over the past several weeks. Advocates must collect a total of 160,000 signatures by May 6, 2018 in six of Missouri’s eight congressional districts in order to qualify the measure for […] Missouri Medical Marijuana Drive Reaches Signature Milestone | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Bill to Protect State Enforcement of Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress

Bill to Protect State Enforcement of Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress

Bill to Protect State Enforcement of Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress | TJ Baker WASHINGTON, DC — As tensions continue to grow due to the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws, including a possible forthcoming federal crackdown on the marijuana industry under anti-marijuana Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a Congresswoman from Washington state has reintroduced a bill aimed at protecting states rights to regulate the substance. Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA) […] Bill to Protect State Enforcement of Marijuana Laws Introduced in Congress | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Powerful Senate Committee Ties Jeff Sessions’s Hands on Medical Marijuana

Powerful Senate Committee Ties Jeff Sessions’s Hands on Medical Marijuana

Powerful Senate Committee Ties Jeff Sessions’s Hands on Medical Marijuana | Drug Policy Alliance WASHINGTON, DC — This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted by voice vote to approve an amendment that would block the Department of Justice from spending any funds to undermine state medical marijuana laws. The amendment – led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) – is a striking rebuke of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who had […] Powerful Senate Committee Ties Jeff Sessions’s Hands on Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments

US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments

US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments | Justin Strekal Two weeks ago, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 24-7 to include the Veterans Equal Access amendment, introduced by Senator Daines (R-MT) as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which would expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Yet House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) […] US House Committee Blocks Veterans Equal Access Amendments | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana

US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana

US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana | Justin Strekal On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will have to decide: Will they protect our nation’s over 2 million lawful medical marijuana patients or subject them to the wrath of Attorney General Jeff Sessions? The amendment they will be debating, known as Rohrabacher-Blumenauer, simply prevents the United States Department of Justice from spending any of our […] US Senate Committee Expected to Vote Thursday on Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New High for Gallup Poll: 45% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana

New High for Gallup Poll: 45% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana

New High for Gallup Poll: 45% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana | NORML According to recently released polling data from Gallup, nearly half of all Americans have tried marijuana at one point in their lives, an all time high since they began asking the question in 1969 when only 4% of Americans admitted to having tried the substance. Additionally, 12% of survey respondents said they currently consume marijuana. […] New High for Gallup Poll: 45% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession | TJ Baker YORK, PA — Another city in Pennsylvania has voted to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a fine-only offense. Earlier this week, the York City Council voted to decriminalize the possession of under 30 grams of marijuana, reducing the penalty to a maximum fine of $ 100 and no jail time for first-time offenders. A […] Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars

Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars

Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars | NORML Revenues from Colorado’s legal cannabis industry have surpassed over a half-billion dollars since retail sales began on January 1, 2014. According to an analysis by VS Strategies, cannabis-related taxes and fees have yielded $ 506,143,635 in new state revenue over the past three and one-half years. Local tax revenue was excluded from the analysis. Much of […] Colorado’s Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana Is Over Half-Billion Dollars | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Colorado Has Earned Over $500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization

Colorado Has Earned Over $500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization

Colorado Has Earned Over $ 500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization | TJ Baker DENVER, CO — Since legal, regulated marijuana sales to adults began in 2014, Colorado has received more than half a billion dollars in marijuana-related revenue, including taxes and fees, according to an analysis of state data released Wednesday by Denver-based VS Strategies. Since 2014, Colorado has imposed a 15% excise tax on wholesale transfers of marijuana […] Colorado Has Earned Over $ 500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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