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7 farmers were licensed to grow hemp in Rhode Island in 2020

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

Rhode Island Hemp Resources

Rhode Island Hemp Regulations

Rhode Island Hemp Law

Rhode Island Hemp Program – Department of Business Regulation

Recent News

Hemp will be cropping up on R.I. farms

Beginning Oct. 9, Rhode Island farmers can apply for a state license to grow hemp — a non-psychoactive cousin...

Rhode Island Hemp Law & Legislation

HB 8232

TITLE: Hemp Growth Act

SUMMARY: An act relating to agriculture which permits the growth of hemp by properly licensed individuals that have applied and met the requirements of this chapter.

POSITION: Vote Hemp supports this legislation

STATUS: Signed into law by the Gov. Raimondo on July 12, 2016

SB 2420

TITLE: Hemp Growth Act (companion to the House bill)