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 The success of CHTA lies in its members. Membership in the CHTA ensures your involvement at the leading edge of an exciting industry experiencing significant growth.

The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance is the "go-to" organization for the industry, government, and consumers looking for expertise and insight into the hemp industry while creating a billion-dollar industry. CHTA is a federally registered non-profit organization that promotes Canadian hemp, and hemp products globally. Established in 2003, the Alliance represents those involved in Canada's hemp industry. Members include farmers, processors, manufacturers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and distribution agents.

The key functions of the Alliance are to disseminate information, promote the use of nutritional and industrial hemp products, develop standards, and coordinate research.



As a member, you will be connected to value chain partners for business success. You will have access to a large network of industry stakeholders, exclusive member-only access to reports, statistics, and research on hemp.

Members receive a preferred rate at CHTA's annual conference, can be nominated to sit on CHTA's board of directors, can sit on committees, and can vote at meetings of members.

A membership in Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance will ensure your involvement at the leading edge of an exciting industry that is experiencing exponential growth. You will have access to a network of industry stakeholders; the exclusive member-only web access to reports, stats and research on hemp; a discounted rate to the annual convention and sales leads.

Our Services

  • Market Development 
  • Policy and Regulation Advocacy
  • Education and Awareness
  • National Levy (PRA) Support
  • Research and Science
  • Standards and Specifications
  • Hemp Industry Networking 


  • Government $500/year for non-voting membership
  • New/Pre-Revenue Company $300/year for non-voting membership
  • Not-For-Profit Organizations $300/ year for non-voting membership
  • Associate Member- Corporate $300/year for non-voting membership
  • Students $50/year for non-voting membership

Voting Membership Fees: (based off annual hemp revenue)

$0 - $500,000


$500,001 - $1,000,000


$1,000,001 - $5,000,000


$5,000,001 - $10,000,000


$10,000,001 - $50,000,000


$50,000,001 and greater


NOTE: Those with a valid IHR license from Health Canada will be eligible for a voting membership. Combined memberships are not permitted. If you require more clarification, please email

Payment of membership fee by credit card is required with the submission of the application. If you would like to pay by an alternate method, please contact us.



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