Comment period open for new hemp rules

Dec 18, 2019

Augusta — The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Hemp Program will hold a public meeting to discuss proposed new rules for becoming licensed to grow hemp indoors and outdoors in Maine. The meeting will be held Jan. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Deering Building at 90 Blossom Lane, Augusta.

The proposed new rules will outline the application and licensing process, the fees involved and the procedures for monitoring the growth of hemp. They also include the potential penalties for violation of the rules.

Written comments regarding these proposed rules may be submitted to the DACF Hemp Program until midnight Jan. 20, by emailing or mailing to: Gary Fish; State Horticulturist Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; 28 State House Station; Augusta, ME 04333-0028.


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