Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

Summerland, California
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About this Organization

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) is a non-profit trade association representing businesses, farmers, researchers and investors working with industrial hemp. We are at the forefront of the drive for fair and equal treatment of industrial hemp. Since 1994, the HIA has been dedicated to education, industry development, and the accelerated expansion of hemp world market supply and demand.

The hemp industry has positioned itself over the past two decades to once again become a major global economic force in the 21st century. Hemp is one of our planet’s most important natural resources, and we advocate using it to its full potential.

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June 15, 2016

DEA Petitioned Twice in One Month to Reclassify Hemp
Earlier this month, the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and the Kentucky Hemp Industry Council petitioned the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to remove industrial hemp plants, namely, Cannabis sativa L. plants with a THC concentration no more than three-tenths of one percent (.03%) on a dry weight basis, from schedules established under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The petition letter emphasized that at least 22 states have enacted legislation authorizing the cultivation of industrial hemp under state law in some way and under various conditions. Of these, 13 states have enacted laws legalizing the full commercial cultivation …

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