Paul Stanford is an American political activist and businessman who is also the founder and president of The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation (THCF), THCF Medical Clinics, and the Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp (CRRH).

Paul Stanford and Krishna Andavolu of the HBO series 'Vice'

Paul Stanford and Krishna Andavolu of the HBO series ‘Vice’

Paul is an Entrepreneur with expertise in hemp, cannabis and medical marijuana, and business and nonprofit management. Paul founded and manages medical clinics in several states, and founded and manages national political organizations. In 1988, Paul arranged financing and bank letters of credit for import/export of cargo container shipments of hemp products to and from Asia, Europe and North America.

Paul Stanford in Las Vegas

Paul Stanford

In 1988, Paul started Tree Free Eco Paper and arranged manufacture of hemp paper in China and Europe. Tree Free Eco Paper imported hemp paper and marketed to businesses and the public via mail order.  Tree Free Eco Paper was the first hemp paper company in America, and one of the first hemp businesses in America to sell hemp products.  For more information about Paul Stanford and Tree Free Eco Paper please visit the other pages on this site.