The U.S. Hemp Authority® creates and upholds stringent regulatory standards through independent third-party auditing, certifying hemp and CBD growers and products. Since the program was established in late 2018, more than 50 companies have been awarded the Certification Seal under Guidance Procedures 1.0.Download the Guidance Procedures 2.0
Learn more about the rigorous standards that govern the U.S. Hemp Authority® Certification Program
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Successfully complete U.S. Hemp Authority audit through our third-party independent auditor, FoodChain ID.
Once you receive your results, submit them with your licensing agreement and fee to the U.S. Hemp Authority to gain your official status as U.S. Hemp Authority® Certified
Guidance Procedures 2.0, launched in late 2019, was aimed at applying the lessons of the initial launch of the program and taking even greater input from stakeholders across the hemp industry, along with consumers, trade associations, consumer safety associations, and academia on how to improve the program and its standards. The efforts included two rounds of public comment and review and refinement by an expert Technical Committee, representing every element of the hemp industry.
Guidance Procedures 2.0 reflects several significant policy changes made by the Technical Committee in response to more than 2000 comments that were sent to the U.S. Hemp Authority during the public comment period. These include:
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