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Published On 3/23/2022
After months of coordinated work between global hemp industry associations, FIHO finally opens its doors to lead the industry into a new era.

Based on the recent advances and renewed global interest in hemp as an industrial commodity, a group of hemp industry associations worldwide got together to discuss the creation of a global entity with the mission to bring together industry leaders, market expertise, and resources to speak with one voice on hemp issues at the global level and to identify and create opportunities to scale sustainable hemp production, marketing, and trade to benefit the global hemp industry, consumers, and the environment.

FIHO, as a global organization committed to the hemp sector, will work to advance the global production, consumption and trade of industrial hemp and provide an unparalleled platform that promotes research, development and innovation, standards harmonization, regulation, knowledge dissemination, and awareness creation.
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Published On 3/23/2022
Après des mois de travail coordonné entre les associations mondiales de l'industrie du chanvre, la FIHO ouvre enfin ses portes pour faire entrer l'industrie dans une nouvelle ère.

La FIHO, en tant qu'organisation mondiale engagée dans le secteur du chanvre, s'efforcera de faire progresser la production, la consommation et le commerce mondiaux du chanvre industriel et fournira une plate-forme sans précédent qui promeut la recherche, le développement et l'innovation, l'harmonisation des normes, la réglementation, la diffusion des connaissances et la sensibilisation.
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Published On 3/7/2022
Plant breeders, seed companies, and members of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) are invited to nominate industrial hemp cultivars for inclusion in CHTA's 2022 National Hemp Variety Field Trials program. Cultivars listed on Health Canada’s List of Approved Cultivars (LOAC) and/or legal research cultivars are eligible for nomination to the program.

“In-field research provides information for hemp growers to compare hemp varieties,” says Ted Haney – President and CEO for the Calgary based Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA). “With the assistance of Diverse Field Crop Cluster (DFCC) funding, the CHTA administers this program on behalf of the Canadian hemp industry.”
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Published On 10/1/2021
Health Canada has just published its list of approved hemp cultivars for the 2021 growing season. The CHTA fully supports the regulations in place for the hemp industry and encourages all members to familiarize themselves with those regulations.
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Published On 8/18/2021
Agriculture and AgriFood Canada (AAFC) has announced the details of the new $165.7-million Agricultural Clean Technology Program. There are two streams available under the program, the Adoption Stream and the Research and Innovation Stream.
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Published On 7/19/2021
The genesis of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance’s action to conduct an analysis of market “friction points” was the development of the Strategic Plan in 2017. This new survey delivers on the aspiration to measure progress against the targets set in that plan as well as identify barriers the hemp industry has encountered in its efforts to become a $1 Billion industry by 2023. The following survey analysis outlines steps towards identifying and prioritizing these barriers followed by the presentation of potential solutions to mitigate or overcome them.
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Published On 6/22/2021
This is to inform you of the following program opportunity
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Published On 6/18/2021
AAC – Téléconférence de suivi sur la COVID-19 entre l’industrie et le gouvernement
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Published On 6/17/2021
Reminder: this survey closes tomorrow!

Rappel: vous avez jusqu’à demain pour compléter le sondage!
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Published On 6/17/2021
Reminder: this survey closes tomorrow!

Rappel: vous avez jusqu’à demain pour compléter le sondage!
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Published On 6/14/2021
AAFC has announced the details of the new $165.7-million Agricultural Clean Technology Program
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Published On 6/14/2021
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has posted a recorded informational webinar to outline key provisions of the Final Rule establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, which went into effect March 22, 2021.
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Published On 6/14/2021
Haney, a well-known expert on the production and processing of hemp, will be speaking 16June2021 during the Regulation, Policy and Commerce session (13:30 EST).
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Published On 2/11/2021
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) Media Release regarding the December 2020 United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) decisions regarding international regulations for industrial hemp (hemp) and cannabis.
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Published On 12/18/2020
Invitation to participated with CHTA on National and International Hemp events
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Published On 11/17/2020
The CHTA held its annual conference on Nov 12 & 13. With speakers and attendees from around the world it was a resounding success. Read the official Media Release.
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Published On 9/17/2020
The CHTA has been working on a common position, together with hemp associations around the world, on the classification of hemp as an agricultural product rather than a drug. Today, a common position paper was released worldwide.
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Published On 9/10/2020
The CHTA is proud to have been a contributor to the groundbreaking new position paper "Common Position of the Industrial Hemp Sector on the Single Convention and the International Drug Control System" that brings the hemp producing world together under one set of guidelines. To read the entire follow this link.
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Published On 9/10/2020
Hemp associations from all over the world join forces and speak out: industrial hemp is an agricultural product, not a drug
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Published On 7/30/2020
For Immediate Release
2019/11/27
“Hemp is the most exciting industry in Canada today”
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Published On 7/30/2020
Canadian consumers and industry require a more appropriate regulatory environment for CBD and other hemp-derived cannabinoids
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Published On 7/30/2020
Mexico's Central Customs Office Sends Correspondence Indicating Import Certificate from COFEPRIS is NOT REQUIRED for Canadian Hemp Seed and Oil Exports
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Published On 7/30/2020
USDA announcement about importing Canadian hemp seeds
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Published On 7/30/2020
Hemp Promotion and Research Agency:
An Important Step for Canadian Hemp Producers
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Published On 7/30/2020
INDUSTRIAL HEMP LICENSING STATISTICS FOR 2017*
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