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Pilot Industrial Hemp Program Now Final and Allows For Research Growing of Hemp in Maryland

Image of hemp research plot growing on University of Kentucky research farm with participants in field day taking photos with camera phones.
This post is not legal advice. In 2016, the Maryland General Assembly first passed legislation allowing for the development of an Industrial Hemp Pilot Program in the state. That program was updated in 2018 by House Bill (HB) 698 to allow farmers contracting with the Maryland Department of...
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