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Massachusetts Hemp Law, Legislation and Regulation
The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture regulates hemp farming and research in the state. Contact them for more information on hemp farming regulations and how to apply for a hemp cultivation license.
By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H 1632 carried over from 2013, was added to accompany H 4180 on 6/11/2014. Discharged to the House Rules Committee 6/11/2014.
An Act regulating the cultivation of Industrial Hemp. Introduced 1/22/2013. Referred to Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture 1/22/2013.
Download the text of H.823 as Introduced here (PDF file 106k).
An Act regulating the cultivation of Industrial Hemp. Introduced 1/21/2011. Referred to Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture 1/24/2011. Hearing scheduled for 10/18/2011 from 10:00 AM-03:00 PM in 437.
Download the text of H.2758 as Introduced here (PDF file 104k).
Quick Links Concerning Industrial Hemp in Massachusetts
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