Malaysia Hemptech Industrial Research Association was established to enable the community to learn about Green Technology and Hemp related Industries.


▶️ The Benefits of Hemp

▶️ Sustainable Hemp Lifestyle

▶️ CISW Summit 2020: Linking SDGoals and Cannabis Hemp

▶️ Paving the way for the next decade in Cannabis and hemp policies

▶️ Changes in the scope of control of Traditional Medicine & Cannabis in Malaysia

▶️ Hemp: The New Green “Gold Rush” in Malaysia

▶️ Industrial Hemp Forum 2023

Upcoming Events

Hatyai, Thailand

HSC Executive TCM Tour

Explore Traditional & Integrative Medicine in Hatyai & Songkhla, Thailand, Nov 2023 & Jan 2024. Join HSC Executive Tour TCM

Bangkok, Thailand

HSC Executive Tour 4.0

Discover Cannabis & Hemp Innovations in Bangkok & Ayutthaya, Thailand, 20-23 Nov 2023. Join HSC Executive Tour 4.0 for immersive

Malaysia Hemp News

▶️ Industri Hemp, MHIRA kongsi kepakaran di PBB

▶️ Hemp Research Group Welcomes Move To Legalise Medical Cannabis

▶️ Government Reviewing Dangerous Drugs Act For Medical Cannabis

▶️ MoH, Home Ministry urged to approve growing of cannabis, hemp and ketum for medical purposes

▶️ Hemp being grown in Kedah for research, says deputy minister

▶️ Health Ministry Permits Marijuana For Medical Treatment

▶️ Khairy: Medical marijuana can be used in Malaysia if it passes national regulations

▶️ Miti to revisit proposal allowing use of medical hemp and marijuana

▶️ Hemp was being used in many countries for medical purposes, but not cannabis

▶️ Parliamentary caucus looking into legalising medical cannabis or hemp which contains cannabidiol (CBD)

▶️ Syed Saddiq calls for govt to look into legalising medical marijuana and hemp

▶️ Industrial Hemp Could be a new potential cash crop for Sabah, said Darrel Leiking

▶️ Unimap becomes first public university to conduct research on hemp cultivation

▶️ MP calls for legalising of ketum, hemp farming

▶️ Sarawak government keen on hemp research

▶️ Health Ministry okays hemp cultivation for research purposes

▶️ Kedah antara lokasi dicadang untuk penanaman hemp, kata timbalan menteri

▶️ Malaysian association sees fiber as first opportunity for hemp

▶️ Hemp: Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER)

Industrial Hemp Strategy

MHIRA Membership Benefits

  • Education & Training
  • Workshop & Study Visit
  • Leading Nationally & Regionally
  • Partnership Cooperation
  • Business Opportunity
  • Consultancy & Support

Read more about MHIRA Membership here


  • The Inevitable Disruption of Healthcare
    In an era of unprecedented healthcare transformation, the paradigm shifted towards new frontiers, catalyzed by technological strides, evolving patient needs, and dynamic industry trends. Recognizing the inevitability of this disruption, … Read more
  • Industrial Hemp Forum 2023 – Exploring the Future of Hemp
    We are thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of the Industrial Hemp Forum 2023 held on July 11th in Malaysia at the Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This … Read more
  • A Promising Future for Malaysia
    Malaysia Hemptech Industrial Research Association (MHIRA) recently had the honor of a courtesy visit to the Prime Minister’s Office (Development). The meeting provided a platform for MHIRA to showcase its … Read more
  • Post Prohibition: The Revolution of Hemp & Cannabis in Asia Pacific
    The legal landscape for hemp and cannabis in the Asia Pacific region has been shifting in recent years, with many countries exploring the potential benefits of legalizing these plants for … Read more
  • MHIRA courtesy visit to the Deputy Prime Minister
    On 30th March 2023, the Malaysia Hemptech Industrial Research Association (MHIRA) made a courtesy visit to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Plantation & Commodities of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri … Read more
  • FGV Berhad explores research collaboration with MHIRA
    FGV Berhad is a major player in Malaysia’s plantation sector, with a focus on palm oil production. However, the company has been exploring diversification opportunities in recent years, including research … Read more
  • A Blissful Journey
    A cannabis advocate recounts a highly anticipated trip to Thailand during HSC Executive Tour 3.0 Dr. Germ Marq Mutia Cannabis is one of the oldest crops cultivated by mankind for … Read more
  • MHIRA AGM (2023-2024)
    KOTA KINABALU, 28 Jan 2023 – Pengerusi MHIRA, Johan Mohamad membentangkan pencapaian prestasi MHIRA selepas diundang sebagai pembentang ke Bengkel Hemp Industri anjuran Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu di Geneva, Switzerland bulan … Read more
  • Cannabis Business Asia-Pacific 2023
    The World Class Business Leaders Institute is preparing to host the Cannabis Business Asia-Pacific 2023 on February 28th and March 1st at the Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok, … Read more

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