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The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) estimated that the 2013 retail sales value of hemp food and body care products in the United States was $184 million.
Canada resumed legal production of hemp in 1998, and exports to the United States about 85 percent of the hemp seed grown there, said Christina Volgyesi, spokeswoman for the Hemp Industries Association, a trade organization with about 200 members nationwide.
North America's hemp industry today is composed of basically two sets of interests: the hempsters, the visionaries who turned a cottage industry into a major business, and who have maintained a 300-member trade organization called the Hemp Industries Association (HIA); and the "hemp suits" a loose affiliation of bureaucrats, entrepreneurs, academics and farmers who plan to take the industry into the future.
Our Hemp Industries Association position regarding this distinction calls on makers of CBD products to brand and market their products truthfully and clearly, so as to not further the confusion surrounding CBD products in the marketplace.
He was the Founder and CEO of one of the first hemp product companies in the US in the early 1990's, and Co-Founded the Hemp Industries Association, one of the first Hemp business Associations in the US in the early 1990's.
Organized by the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp, the nation's leading advocacy group for industrial hemp farming legalization-Hemp History Week is comprised of over 1,400 events this year, including documentary film screenings, a retail program, restaurant events, hemp plantings, and a call to action for a national week of lobbying legislators and representatives at both the State and Federal level to support the legalization of industrial hemp for commercial farming.
th] Annual Hemp Industries Association (HIA) Conference which convened November 17-18, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Sept 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation's leading hemp grassroots advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, each working to revitalize industrial hemp production and processing in the U.