The Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA)  and our members are dedicated to:
  • Educating the public about the exceptional attributes of industrial hemp and hemp products.
  • Facilitating exchange of information and technology between hemp agriculturists, processors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers.
  • Maintaining and defending the integrity of hemp products.
  • Advocating and supporting socially responsible and environmentally sound business practices.
We are proud to be the Texas Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association. The HIA offers experience you can trust. Founded in 1992, we have continued a reputation of excellence and you can be assured you are in good company. As a voting member, we can assure your voice will be heard. Our members actively engage in the importation, manufacture, research and promotion of industrial hemp and hemp products. They have practical experience handling the day-to-day details of running a business and understand your concerns and needs.
A Trade Association with a Conscience
Members of the TXHIA support ethical business practices, including accuracy in labeling, use of environmentally friendly technologies, sustainable and organic agriculture, high quality products and concern for human rights. It is the intention of the TXHIA to take all necessary steps to assure consumer confidence in hemp products. An TXHIA Member company agrees to the Association's standards. Display of the TXHIA Membership insignia in business promotion and advertising is a mark of prestige.


On May 13, the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) informed its state chapters that the HIA was
The HIA is in breach of the state chapter agreement by not distributing the 50% membership share to
Texas Hemp Industries Association (TXHIA) who have not received any distribution for 2020.
On the July 14, the HIA announced the closure of the state chapter program.

At this time we do not encourage membership to the national HIA.

The TXHIA is its own 501(c)6 entity and is currently evaluating best options on how to restructure itself for the benefit of our members and setup CRM, member registration and payment systems.

Since 2016, the TXHIA  has intervened on behalf of individuals and businesses
who have had encounters with
Department of Public Safety, Department of Health and Human Services and the Texas Department of Agriculture.  We have good working relationships with the legislators and these agencies as laws and rules are being established.


We has fought and won on behalf of Texas hemp retailers and growers since 2015 through legislation, educational events and continued advocacy efforts.
 We look forward to you joining our new association

STAY TUNED - For questions contact Sheila Hemphill 325.226.3683

The funds are essential to provide for participation at political party conventions, educational seminars and support for the organization.
To Donate:
by PayPal
or mail check to:
                                                    Texas Hemp Industries Association

                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 91825

                                                                                                                   Austin, TX  78709

contact 325.226.4538 for more information  
The Texas Hemp Industries Association is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit trade organization established to represent and educate politicians, farmers, businesses and consumers on the economic and ecological benefits of industrial hemp.

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