Idaho Hemp Law

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On this page you will find Idaho hemp law along with a history of how Idaho hemp bills have progressed through the State capitol over the years. We also provide links to important information concerning Idaho hemp programs and state agency advisories or opinion letters. Our goal is to keep the public, media and policy makers informed on each states status concerning hemp law and policy.

Is Hemp CBD Legal in Idaho? The Idaho Attorney General considers hemp extracts with cannabidiol (CBD) to be a controlled substance unless it is derived from excluded parts of the hemp plant AND contains no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). To read the Attorney General’s opinion on CBD, click here.

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Idaho Hemp Legislation<


HB 300
Adds to existing law to provide for the interstate transport of hemp and to provide for the Hemp Development Fund.

HB 122
Amends and adds to existing law to provide legislative intent; to provide for research, production, and regulation of hemp; and to provide an exception regarding tetrahydrocannabinols.

HR 7
Stating findings of the House of Representatives and resolving that it is the policy of this state to allow and encourage the development, research, and production of hemp in Idaho and to provide for the development and submission of a state plan.

RS 16621
Resolution asking the U.S. Congress to legalize hemp farming. Killed in the House Agricultural Affairs Committee by a 6-4 vote on 1/30/07.

Killed in the House by a 47-15 vote.
Download the text of HJM 3 here (PDF file 7k).