Public Hearing for State Hemp Program to Be Hosted in Waco
Commissioner of the Texas Department of
Agriculture (TDA), Sid Miller, has announced a public hearing to take public comments on the Texas hemp
rules, which were published Friday, Jan. 10, on the Texas Register. The hearing
will be held on Jan. 22 at 9 a.m. in Waco, Texas. Read press
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 @ 9 a.m.
Texas Farm Bureau Conference Center 7410 Fish Pond Road Waco, Texas, 76710
The Texas Hemp Program outline has been sent
to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is under review. Once
approved and finalized, TDA can begin granting licenses to farmers who want to grow
hemp in Texas.
Visit the TDA website here to learn more about Texas hemp rules and upcoming program.
Reminder: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) recently conducted a public hearing to accept public comment on draft rules regarding Consumable Hemp Product Program regulations. DSHS will be releasing an updated version for comment in the future. Stay tuned!