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Industrial Hemp in Arkansas

Arkansas is one of several dozen states that have enacted some type of law allowing or promoting the production of industrial hemp. The regulations regarding growth, use and transport of industrial hemp are very specific. 

The Arkansas State Plant Board is the only entity that may provide licenses for the production of industrial hemp.  

Kentucky has the following publication that maybe a good place to start looking at the details of growing industrial hemp. An Introduction to Industrial Hemp and Hemp Agronomy

Information on Industrial Hemp in Arkansas

On April 29, 2019, Harrison Pittman, director of the National Agricultural Law Center, gave a webinar parsing the legalities of industrial hemp at the federal and state level. A recording of the webinar is below. 

 

Click here  for a transcript of this webinar.