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KYHA Submits Comments to DEA re: Interim Final Rule (IFR)

The Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA) has submitted comments to the DEA re: the DEA IFR. Read our letter to the DEA.

KYHA Submits Comments to USDA re: Interim Final Rule (IFR) that Established U.S. Hemp Production Program

The Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA) has submitted their comments to the USDA re: the IFR that established the U.S. Hemp Production Program.

KYHIA Changes Name, Merges with Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA)

The Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) and the Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA) have announced today the merger of their two associations to establish a unified state-focused hemp organization.

KYHIA to Rebrand and Create All-Inclusive Statewide Hemp Organization

The Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) will change its name and rebrand as a new organization in the coming weeks after the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) closed all thirteen of its state chapters, including the Kentucky chapter.

State Chapters Say They’ll Push Back Against U.S. HIA | Hemp Today

Leaders of state chapters in the U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) say they are exploring legal options after the organization’s national office voted to close them down.

KYHIA’s Response to HIA Closure of State Chapters

The HIA recently announced the closure of the State Chapter program. The KYHIA is working on a plan and will continue working for your farms and businesses to advocate for hemp issues in the state of Kentucky.

Hemp Industries Association Closes State Chapters

The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announces today the closure of its existing state chapter program. The board voted on Wednesday to form a task force to study chapter structures and implementation to deliver recommendations on a new structure to serve the needs of their members at the state and regional levels.

Hemp Industries Association Announces New Executive Director

The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announces the hiring of a new Executive Director, Jody McGinness.

KDA Announces Draft Hemp Regulations and Asks for Public Comment

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has released new, draft regulations updating Kentucky’s hemp program and is encouraging public comment through April 30, 2020.

KYHIA Supports HB 506

The Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) has written a position paper showing their support of HB 506, which would amend KRS 218A.010, which exempts Combustible Floral Material (CFM) from the definition of marijuana.