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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE.

ARTICLE 12E. INDUSTRIAL HEMP DEVELOPMENT ACT.

§19-12E-4. Industrial hemp authorized as agricultural crop; license required.

(a) Industrial hemp is considered an agricultural crop in this state if grown for the purposes authorized by the provisions of this article. Upon meeting the requirements of §19-12E-5 of this code, an individual in this state may plant, grow, harvest, possess, process, sell or buy industrial hemp.

(b) A person shall not cultivate, handle, or process industrial hemp in this state unless the person holds an industrial hemp license issued by the department.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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