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1,626 acres of hemp were grown in Nevada in 2020, down from 7,247 in 2019

On this page you will find Nevada hemp law along with a history of how Nevada hemp bills have progressed through the State capitol over the years.  We also provide links to important information concerning Nevada hemp programs and state agency advisories or opinion letters.

Nevada Hemp Resources

Nevada Hemp Program

Nevada Hemp Laws & Legislation

SB 305

Authorizes an institution of higher education or the State Department of Agriculture to grow or cultivate industrial hemp for purposes of research conducted under an agricultural pilot program or for other agricultural or academic research.

Position: Support
Status: Signed into law by Gov. Sandoval on June 4, 2015

Nevada Revised Statutes main page

Nevada Secretary of State
Initiatives and Referenda

Adds Industrial Hemp to the definition of biomass in the Nevada Revised Statutes,
Chapter 701 – Energy Policy.
Download the text of the Hemp For Biomass Initiative as filed here (PDF file 172k).