NC Industrial Hemp Commission’s Next Public Meeting Conference Call is May 3

Farmer harvesting industrial hemp. Source: NC Industrial Hemp Association, ncindhemp.org.
Farmer harvesting industrial hemp. Source: NC Industrial Hemp Association, ncindhemp.org.

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications.

The public may “attend” via phone or computer on Thursday, May 3, 2018, starting at 9am.

To access the conference call:

  • Go to go.ncsu.edu/industrialhemp — participants will be prompted to enter their name and email address to enter the meeting via the website.

or

  • Call either 1.669.900.6833 or 1.646.558.8656. participants will be prompted for a unique participant ID for the call. Then, press # to access the call.

The meeting ID is 889-658-144.

The NC General Assembly passed Senate Bill 313 in 2015, allowing the creation of the Industrial Hemp Commission to develop the rules and licensing structure necessary to stay within federal laws. The Industrial Hemp Commission adopted temporary rules in February 2017, setting up the application requirements and process.

Source: Kaleb Rathbone, NCDA&CS Research Stations Division

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