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 Program – Department of Business Regulation
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
TITLE: Hemp Growth Act (companion to the House bill)