New Hemp Law In MO

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SS SCS HCS HB 2034 — INDUSTRIAL HEMP

Missouri is got a new law to address Cannabis “Hemp” and its use in Missouri. Making it the 40th state to take on some “Hemp” in Agriculture laws.

New Hemp law:

  • Does not require hemp growers to use certified seeds.
  • Allows the Missouri Crop Improvement Association to “collect seeds from wild cannabis plants,” first-of-its-kind language in a state law to account for so-called “ditch weed” already growing throughout Missouri.
  • Allows farmers to import seeds from other states or countries if they wish.
  • Limits THC content to 0.3%.
  • Requires hemp growers to devote 10-40 acres to hemp if total statewide hemp acreage exceeds 2,000.
  • Hemp can’t be considered an “adulterant” when added to food.
  • Requires state agriculture regulators to “explore the option of transporting samples from Missouri to contiguous states” for the purpose of testing for pesticides.
  • Allows unlicensed hemp growers to keep their plants if they pay a $500 fine and apply for a hemp license within 30 days.

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