Strategic Partners

Working together with the greatercommunity of nonprofit hemp groups is fundamental to the HIA model. These are our current strategic partners.

The U.S. Hemp Roundtable is a coalition of dozens of leading companies and organizations committed to safe hemp and CBD products.

We proudly represent the industry’s major national grassroots organizations, and are leading the way forward for hemp and CBD products through education and action.

CHTA is a national industry association that promotes Canadian hemp and hemp products globally. Established in 2003, the Alliance represents those involved in Canada’s hemp industry. Members include farmers, processors, manufacturers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and marketers.

The key functions of the Alliance are to disseminate information, promote the use of nutritional and industrial hemp products, develop standards and coordinate research.

CHTA Annual Conference (virtual) – Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021 – Thursday, Nov 18, 2021, 

Joint Letter – Organizations Around the Globe Come Together on Hemp-Specific Terminology and Standards

Founded in 1982, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 400 member companies, consisting primarily of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers and marketers of herbs and herbal products as foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs, and also including companies that provide expert services to the herbal trade.

An international alliance of forward-looking companies dedicated to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit, and reliability.

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is an international association representing more than 100 best-in-class natural products, dietary supplement, functional food, and scientific and technology and related service companies that share a commitment to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability.

Organic Farmers Association 2021 Policy Positions



Our vision is that organic agriculture will become the basis of a viable United States food and agricultural policy and production system.

In 2016, we launched Organic Farmers Association to put farmers in the driver seat to advocate and educate for more domestic organic farms, strong organic standards, and technical assistance and education to support a national growth of organic farming. 

The Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the vision to improve the world through crop science. Based in Madison, WI, and founded in 1956, CSSA is the professional home for 4,000+ members dedicated to discover and apply plant science solutions to improve the human condition and protect the planet. Crop science is highly integrative and employs the disciplines of conventional plant breeding, transgenic crop improvements, plant physiology, and cropping system sciences to develop and improve varieties of agronomic, turfgrass, and forage crops to produce feed, fiber, food, and fuel.