Current Focus Areas

Capitol Building in Sacramento

Hemp Legislation

Federal and California state legislation is not in a place where industrial hemp can be grown and processed into finished products. Read here about the current law and ongoing activities.

Pilot Programs

Before any local hemp industries springs up, a lot of research and development has to be done, from agriculture production to the downstream activities to a finished product. Read here about Program initiatives.

Value Chain

An industrial hemp industry in the U.S. will not be build by growing hemp alone. There won’t be a viable local U.S. hemp market unless all parts of the crop can be processed in close proximity and the rest of the value chain down to the finished product is in place as well. Read here about the hemp value chain.