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AHPA issues cannabis oversight recommendations for regulators

Oversight framework promotes best practices for cannabis production and distribution from seed to consumption

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has published recommendations for regulators to address issues related to the safe use and responsible commerce of legally-marketed products derived from Cannabis species.

September 2014 AHPA Report

Think twice before you “like” by AHPA Staff, Botanical Congress to focus on herbal ingredient Identification and much more...

AHPA membership increases more than 12 percent with 45 new members in 2014

AHPA welcomes 17 new members this quarter

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), the global trade association and voice of the herbal products industry, has announced it has added 17 new members during the third quarter, for a total of 45 new member companies joining in 2014 -- a 12 percent increase in membership this year.

AHPA generally supports FDA's proposed Rule, but recommends some changes

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) expressed general support and provided recommended changes for the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed Rule, "Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels."

International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplements Associations (IADSA) July newsletter now available

The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplements Associations (IADSA), an association focused on the globalization of food supplement markets and regulatory challenges, is providing AHPA members with the latest international supplement regulation news through theIADSA Newsflash, a monthly e-newsletter.

August 2014 AHPA Report

AHPA supports broad—not focused—mitigation strategies and much more...

August Issue of the AHPA Digest is Ready to Download!

New FSMA rules; FDA on the Food Safety and Modernization Act; More!

AHPA's McGuffin Teaches Supplement Regulations Class as part of USC Regulatory Science Program

AHPA President Michael McGuffin on July 26 served as a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy's Regulatory Science Program. McGuffin's full-day presentation, "U.S. Regulatory Environment for Dietary Supplements," was part of the "Regulation of Foods and Dietary Supplements" course.

AHPA staff visit industrial hemp research field

Murray State hemp planting is first in the U.S. since passage of 2014 Farm Bill

Nestled between the test plots of soybeans, corn and tobacco there's a new research crop growing in Western Kentucky. One-half acre of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) was planted there in May and is now, as it towers up to 7-8 feet in height, starting to set seed from which economically valuable and versatile oil is derived.

Participate in AHPA's Tonnage Survey to help ensure sustainable harvests

The American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA) 2011-2013 Tonnage Survey Questionnaire is now available online. If your company is a primary raw material producer, as defined in the questionnaire, your participation in this eighth AHPA tonnage survey is essential to helping defend ongoing sustainable harvest of North American herbs that are the subjects of the survey.
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