You will require this licence if you intend to cultivate or
grow industrial hemp or buy and sell industrial hemp seed for any of the
in any manufacturing process
research, instruction, analysis or study
other purpose approved by the Authority.
Industrial hemp is defined as any plant of the genus
Cannabis that has been grown from certified hemp seed and has a concentration
of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the leaves and heads of not more that
1%. Industrial hemp also includes the seed of any such plant and any product
derived from any such plant.
Certified hemp seed means seed that:
been tested in accordance with a quality assurance program approved by the
or is likely to, produce cannabis plants with a THC concentration in the
leaves and flowering heads of not more than 0.5%.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.