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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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Take This Short Survey to Help Shape Marijuana Policy in New York

Take This Short Survey to Help Shape Marijuana Policy in New York

Take This Short Survey to Help Shape Marijuana Policy in New York | Mary Kruger How much cannabis do you consume? How much do you pay for your cannabis? How much extra would you pay for cannabis delivery? How often do you share your cannabis with friends? New York State plans to legalize cannabis for adult-use with the 2019 Budget in April. The time is NOW to make your voice […] Take This Short Survey to Help Shape Marijuana Policy in New York | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congress Legalizes Industrial Hemp Through the 2018 Farm Bill

Congress Legalizes Industrial Hemp Through the 2018 Farm Bill

Congress Legalizes Industrial Hemp Through the 2018 Farm Bill | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — The House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have passed legislation that legalizes industrial hemp, the H.R. 2, Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. The Senate passed the legislation by a vote of 87-13 and the House by a margin of 369-47. The legislation is still awaiting the president’s signature to become law. […] Congress Legalizes Industrial Hemp Through the 2018 Farm Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption

Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption

Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption | Kate Zawidzki The Marijuana Control Board will hear public testimony next Wednesday, December 19 from supporters and opponents of proposed rules allowing regulated, on-site cannabis consumption. While it is legal for adults 21 and over to purchase cannabis, it is illegal to consume it in most locations outside a private residence. This is a catch-22 for the […] Alaska: Public Hearing Next Week to Discuss Allowing On-Site Cannabis Consumption | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Demand Protection for Cannabis Consumers at the Canadian Border

Demand Protection for Cannabis Consumers at the Canadian Border

Demand Protection for Cannabis Consumers at the Canadian Border | Justin Strekal Following Canada’s decision to become the first country in North America to legalize the use and retail sale of cannabis, the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection Agency published a memorandum affirming that those Canadians either involved or invested in the legal cannabis industry may be barred admission into the United States. The […] Demand Protection for Cannabis Consumers at the Canadian Border | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Nebraska Marijuana Policy Reform Advocates Establish Campaign Committee to Support 2020 Ballot Initiative

Nebraska Marijuana Policy Reform Advocates Establish Campaign Committee to Support 2020 Ballot Initiative

Nebraska Marijuana Policy Reform Advocates Establish Campaign Committee to Support 2020 Ballot Initiative | Marijuana Policy Project The group, Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, will prioritize a medical marijuana ballot initiative and is researching additional marijuana reform opportunitiesTwo Nebraska state senators, Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, will lead a newly formed campaign committee, Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws, for the purpose of running a 2020 ballot initiative to reform marijuana laws in […] Nebraska Marijuana Policy Reform Advocates Establish Campaign Committee to Support 2020 Ballot Initiative | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Congress Lifts Longstanding Ban on Industrial Hemp Production

Congress Lifts Longstanding Ban on Industrial Hemp Production

Congress Lifts Longstanding Ban on Industrial Hemp Production | NORML House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka ‘The Farm Bill’), which for the first time includes provisions lifting the United States’ centuries-long prohibition on domestic, commercial hemp production. President Trump is anticipated to sign the bill into law in the coming days. “The significance of this law change […] Congress Lifts Longstanding Ban on Industrial Hemp Production | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Maine’s Medical Marijuana Omnibus Bill Goes Into Effect

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Omnibus Bill Goes Into Effect

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Omnibus Bill Goes Into Effect | Kate Zawidzki Today, the omnibus medical marijuana bill that was passed last spring goes into effect. The bill makes major improvements to Maine’s medical marijuana program. Among some of the changes, the legislation: removes the qualifying condition list so that any Mainer can use medical marijuana so long as their doctor thinks it would be helpful for them; eliminates […] Maine’s Medical Marijuana Omnibus Bill Goes Into Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Missouri’s Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect

Missouri’s Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect

Missouri’s Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect | NORML SPRINGFIELD, MO — Missouri’s Amendment 2, the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access law, took effect on Thursday, December 6th. Sixty-six percent of voters approved the measure in November, while rejecting a pair of competing initiatives. State regulators have 180 days from the law’s enactment date to make available application forms to patients seeking to register to grow and/or possess medical […] Missouri’s Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Psychoactive Adulterants Identified In Some Liquid CBD Products

Psychoactive Adulterants Identified In Some Liquid CBD Products

Psychoactive Adulterants Identified In Some Liquid CBD Products | NORML RICHMOND, VA — Liquid formulations of CBD available on the commercial market have been identified to contain synthetic cannabinoids and other psychoactive constituents, according to a scientific analysis published in the journal Forensic Science International. A team of researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University evaluated the content of nine commercially available CBD e-liquid products obtained from a single manufacturer, Diamond CBD. […] Psychoactive Adulterants Identified In Some Liquid CBD Products | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry

Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry

Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry | Phillip Smith WASHINGTON, DC — The Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday gave final approval to the massive 2018 Farm Bill, including a provision that will end an eight-decade ban on industrial hemp, that non-psychoactive but extremely useful member of the cannabis family. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. Even though you […] Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unchain a Billion-Dollar Industry | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease

Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease | NORML NEW HAVEN, CT — Sickle cell disease (SCD) patients who utilize medicinal cannabis require fewer hospitalizations as compared to SCD patients who refrain from the substance, according to clinical data published in the journal Blood. Investigators from Yale University in Connecticut and from the Sackler School of Medicine in Israel compared rates of hospital admissions over a six-month […] Study: Medical Cannabis Use Associated With Decreased Hospital Admissions Among Patients With Sickle Cell Disease | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Intake in Pain Patients

Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Intake in Pain Patients

Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Intake in Pain Patients | NORML ROSWELL, NM — The use of medical cannabis for a period of one-month or more is associated with reduced opioid intake in patients with cancer and/or rheumatic pain conditions, according to clinical data published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. A team of investigators from the Kymera Independent Physicians medical group in New Mexico assessed the relationship between the […] Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Intake in Pain Patients | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It

Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It

Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It | Norm Kent Two years ago, Florida citizens voted for and passed a constitutional amendment allowing our residents to use marijuana medicinally. The law passed overwhelmingly, with nearly 72 percent of the vote. No recount was required. In this hotly contested and partisan state, no candidate running for statewide office won with that much of a majority. Candidate “Cannabis” […] Medical Marijuana is Florida Law, Let’s Act Like It | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers

Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers

Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers | NORML FORT COLLINS, CO — The opening of marijuana retailers is positively associated with rising neighborhood home values, according to data published in the journal Contemporary Economic Policy. Colorado State University researchers assessed the impact of dispensary openings in Denver on home prices in the immediate vicinity. They reported: “[A] new dispensary opening increases house prices by 7.7 percent […] Home Prices Spike Following Opening of Marijuana Retailers | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Study: Little Distinction Exists Among ‘Sativa’ or ‘Indica’

Study: Little Distinction Exists Among ‘Sativa’ or ‘Indica’

Study: Little Distinction Exists Among ‘Sativa’ or ‘Indica’ | NORML MIDDLEBURY, VT — The interbreeding of cannabis plants has resulted in a dearth of pure ‘indica‘ or ‘sativa‘ strains, according to a review published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. In most cases, these classifications are used arbitrarily, the author states. “Categorizing cannabis as either ‘sativa‘ and ‘indica‘ has become an exercise in futility,” he concludes. “Ubiquitous interbreeding […] Study: Little Distinction Exists Among ‘Sativa’ or ‘Indica’ | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Lawmakers Seek to Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Seek to Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Seek to Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | Paul Armentano Utah lawmakers convened a special legislative session Monday to debate proposed replacement legislation to the state’s newly approved voter-initiated medical cannabis access law. A majority of voters in November decided ‘yes’ on Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act. Legislators are now seeking to significantly curtail the law by replacing it with separate so-called ‘compromise’ legislation. Lawmakers […] Utah Lawmakers Seek to Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law | Marijuana Policy Project SALT LAKE CITY — In a special session today, the Utah Legislature enacted a compromise medical marijuana law that will replace the ballot initiative approved by voters on Election Day. The compromise bill is more restrictive than the law established by Proposition 2, which was supported by the Marijuana Policy Project and Utah advocates. In […] Utah Legislature Passes Compromise Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | Paul Armentano Lawmakers voted in a special legislative session on Monday to replace the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access program. The former law, Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act – was approved by 53 percent of voters on November 6. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri criticized lawmakers’ decision. “Lawmakers should have respected the will of the voters and should have […] Utah Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill | NORML TRENTON, NJ — On Monday, November 26, New Jersey Senate and Assembly lawmakers voted in favor of legislation that seeks to regulate the adult use marijuana market. Members of a 26-member joint committee decided to move forward the legislation: Senate Bill 2703 and Assembly Bill 4497: The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory and Expungement Aid Modernization Act. Lawmakers […] New Jersey Lawmakers Advance Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019

New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019

New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019 | NORML ALBANY, NY — A spokesperson for Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that creating a framework for legalizing adult marijuana use is among the administration’s 2019 legislative priorities. “The goal of this administration is to create a model program for regulated adult-use marijuana – and we determined the best way to do that was to ensure our […] New York Governor to Support Marijuana Legalization Bill in 2019 | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners

Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners

Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners | Sponsored Content Are you looking to save some green on gifts for your favorite stoner? Check out these dank deals we’ve found for Black Friday 2018! Danksgiving 2018: Black Friday Deals for Stoners | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion

New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion

New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion | Justin Strekal Just two days after Veteran’s Day, Congressman Seth Moulton has introduced a series of bills aimed at addressing the therapeutic use of marijuana among veterans. Post-traumatic stress, chronic pain, and other medical issues can be a matter of life or death. Moreover, failure of VA policy to allow physicians to openly talk about cannabis or […] New Legislation Aimed to Reduce Veterans Medical Marijuana Confusion | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban

Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban

Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly reaffirmed today that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the finalized language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation is currently being debated by leadership in conference committee. “If there’s a […] Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms

Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms

Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms | NORML Marijuana reformers enjoyed numerous federal, state, and local victories on election night. Here are the highlights. STATE BALLOT INITIATIVES Florida: Sixty-three percent of Florida voters approved Amendment 4, which amends the state constitution to restore voting privileges to those with non-violent felony convictions – including tens of thousands of those convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Passage of the […] Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins in Midterms | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns | NORML United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced that he is resigning, effective immediately, from the office of the Department of Justice. In both his tenure in Congress and as Attorney General, Sessions was a longstanding, vocal opponent of marijuana policy reform, who once opined, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” As Attorney General, his office rescinded the 2013 Cole memorandum […] US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass

Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass | Marijuana Policy Project The initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Utah is reportedly headed toward victory. Fox 13 News Utah projected Proposition 2 will pass, and the measure was leading 54-46 with 68 percent of precincts reporting. Even if the lead does not hold, Utah is expected to soon become the 32nd state in the nation to enact an effective medical marijuana law. Last month, backers of Proposition […] Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative Projected to Pass | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day

Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day

Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day | Marijuana Policy Project WASHINGTON — Voters in four states could pass major state-level marijuana policy reform measures on Tuesday. Local marijuana policy measures are also on ballots in two additional states. In two states, voters will decide whether to make marijuana legal for adult use. In Michigan, Proposal 1 would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana similarly to alcohol. In North […] Voters in Four States Could Pass Major State-level Marijuana Policy Reform Measures on Election Day | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic ...
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