Technical Committee

The U.S. Hemp Authority’s® Certification Program is the product of a years-long industry effort to promote high standards, best practices and self-regulation for hemp farming, processing and manufacturing, and products.

Meeting Notes and Comments

  • 3.0 U.S. Hemp Authority Standard - Final

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    The final draft of version 3.0 of the U.S. Hemp Authority® Standard. Version 3.0 (now referred to as the Standard, instead of the Guidance Procedures) goes into force immediately for all new applicants to the US Hemp Authority certification program. Entities already certified will have until their 2021 annual certification inspection to demonstrate full compliance with any changes they need to make between versions 2.0 and 3.0.

  • Changes from Version 2.0 to 3.0

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    Outlined changed from Guidance Procedures 2.0 to the updated Version 3.0 of the U.S. Hemp Authority® Standard. This includes a summary of comments from stakeholders and how those were addressed.

  • U.S. Hemp Authority® Standard Revision Terms of Reference

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    Terms of Reference for revision to the U.S. Hemp Authority Standard

  • Technical Committee Terms of Reference

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    This document describes the governance, makeup, procedures, and activity scope of the U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee.

  • January 14, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Minutes from the January 14, 2021 meeting.

  • October 27, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Minutes from the October 27, 2020 meeting.

  • July 23rd, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Minutes from the July 23rd, 2020 meeting.

  • June 25th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Minutes from the June 25th, 2020 meeting.

  • May 27th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Minutes from the May 27th, 2020 meeting.

  • May 6th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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    U.S. Hemp Authority® Technical Committee Agenda and Minutes from the May 6th, 2020 meeting.

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