The U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification Program is our industry's initiative to provide high standards, best practices and self-regulation, giving confidence to consumers and law enforcement that hemp products are safe, and legal. In an effort funded by the US Hemp Roundtable, and joined by organizations such as the Hemp Industries Association, industry leading firms, top-tier testing laboratories, and quality assessors developed comprehensive guidance for growers and processors of hemp.

Guidance Procedures

Meeting the stringent self-regulatory standards of the U.S. Hemp Authority™, and passing a third-party audit, participants will be licensed to use the Certified Seal of the U.S. Hemp Authority™ on their products beginning early 2019.

To apply for this program, please send your requests to ushempauthority@validusservices.com.

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A message from our President

This past month was one for the history books. Years of hard work and dedication - from every corner of the hemp industry - brought 2018 to a wonderful conclusion. The era of hemp prohibition is over...

Seal the Deal

The U.S. Hemp Authority™ offers a training program to guide you through the certification process and prepare you for the audit. We will discuss the following concepts and introduce you, if needed, to sources of support.

  • Quality Management Systems
  • Master Manufacturing Records
  • ISO Quality Standards
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Employee Training for Best Practices
  • Good Agricultural Practices

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