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Hemp Industry Response to the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2021 CONTACT:  Larry Farnsworth, (703) 489-9633   WASHINGTON – The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) Board Chair Patrick Atagi released the following statement after the Cannabis Administration…

The Regulatory Anvil Around Hemp’s Declining Market Value’s Neck

By Beau R. Whitney, NIHC Chief Economist This year’s legislative cycle at the state level has seen a lot of legislation proposed or enacted to severely curtail the growth and development of the hemp industry. It appears that state legislators…

Taking the Wins Where We Can

As an avid reader of NIHC’s weekly newsletter, you’ll no doubt note that recently we included an item in the news section about the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations draft report language on hemp. There…
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Export Market Development: U.S. Industrial Hemp’s United Front

By Kevin Latner, NIHC Vice President for Trade and Marketing  The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) is the only nationwide trade association dedicated to representing the U.S. industrial hemp industry supply chain, from farmers, to…
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NIHC Leads the Way: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

There has been some recent chatter in our industry about creating opportunities to export U.S. industrial hemp. This week, we’re happy to share an update from Kevin Latner, NIHC’s Senior Vice President of Trade (see his blog post).   We…
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The Congressional Research Service Produces Long-Awaited Report on Hemp

The Congressional Research Service Produces Long-Awaited Report on Hemp The Congressional Research Service (CRS)serves as non-partisan subject matter experts on a number of things and advises Congress on the technical details on a variety of…