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NIHC Announces Effort to Strengthen Testing Standards, Labels for CBD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) announced today, at its 2021 Hemp Business Summit, plans to roll out a pilot program establishing standards for product testing protocols and laboratories. Participants in the program will be able to label products with the NIHC label of approval, ensuring the accuracy of product labeling that will […]

NIHC Kicks Off 2021 Hemp Business Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC), the only Washington, D.C.-based trade association in the hemp industry, this morning kicked off it’s 2021 Hemp Business Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Highlighting the summit will be speaker’s from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

Patrick Atagi Named President and CEO of NIHC

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) Board of Directors proudly announces that Patrick Atagi has been named President and CEO of the hemp industry’s only Washington, D.C.-based trade association. The NIHC continues to grow with new staff and leadership. Members, industry partners, hemp associations, and international partners will meet with Atagi on […]

NIHC Summit Tackles Banking in Expert Panel

Experts in Banking & Farm Credit for Hemp-related Businesses come together to share in a timely panel designed to provide insight on the financial sector of industrial hemp. If hemp is legal, why are so many hemp-related businesses struggling to find reliable banking partners? We delve into this hot topic with leaders who can provide […]

Delta Ag – Partnering with Farmers to Provide Global Supply Chains with Sustainable Raw Hemp

  Delta Agriculture™ (Delta Ag) estimates it is the largest full-service provider of hemp in the United States. They aim to provide Fortune 500 companies with sustainable raw goods while focusing on the carbon negative properties of industrial hemp. The company’s clever new tagline, “Powering the Carbon Negative Future,” is more than just words and truly […]

NIHC Makes Policy Statement on Delta-8 THC

NIHC: “The safety profile of Delta-8 THC products is questionable”   WASHINGTON – Last week, the National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) met with over 20 state regulators at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) conference on what is working and not working in their state hemp programs. We repeatedly heard their deep […]

Recap: NIHC Attends Southern Hemp Expo

This past week, NIHC traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina to participate in the third annual Southern Hemp Expo (SHE3). We were delighted to take part in this great event and want to thank our friends at “Let’s Talk Hemp” for organizing three days of informative meetings and networking events. At the expo, NIHC Chief Economist Beau […]

NIHC Traveling to NASDA to Seek State Regulator Feedback

NIHC continues our work to serve as a credible resource to government officials in developing sound, common-sense regulations of America’s hemp economy. As part of those efforts, we have continued to engage the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture on a range of issues that have the potential to be included in 2023 farm bill development […]

NIHC Submits Comments on CAOA

This week, NIHC submitted comments to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senators Corey Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) and the Senate Finance Committee on the 2021 draft of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). As part of their efforts to put together substantive and meaningful legislation, the sponsoring offices put out the draft to […]

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