INVOLVEMENT IN HEMP ORGANIZATIONS
Hemp Traders has always been active and supportive of the hemp community.
1995: Hemp Traders joined the Hemp Industries Association the first year the organization became active.
2011 - 2018: Lawrence joined the board of the HIA. Lawrence served on the board during a transitional time in the hemp industry as CBD began to take center stage.
2016-2017: Lawrence became president of the HIA. Lawrence successfully updated all the the organizational finances and transformed the HIA nto a modern industry association.
2019: Lawrence formed the California chapter of the Hemp Industries Association.
2017 to 2019: Served as the chair of the California Industrial Hemp Advisory Board. Mr. Serbin helped guide industrial hemp policy with the California Department of Food and Agriculture.