NC Industrial Hemp Commission Next Public Meeting is Jan. 25

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

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Thursday, January 25, 2018, beginning at 9:30am.

Access to the conference call can be made at or by calling 1.669.900.6833 (US toll) or 1.646.558.8656 (US toll).

The meeting ID is 161-141-554. Participants will be prompted to enter their name and email address to enter the meeting via the website, or prompted for a unique participant ID for the call. They should press # to access the call.

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, setting up the application requirements and process.

For meeting questions in advance, contact Lori Pfister at 919.707.3236.

The Industrial Hemp Commission’s meeting information is online at


Source: Richard Clark, NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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