SC Attorney General Releases Opinion on Hemp Farming Act

In response to a query from the State Law Enforcement Division, the South Carolina Attorney General released an advisory opinion on July 10, 2019, addressing the legality of the possession or storage of unprocessed or raw hemp plant material by individuals without a license. The opinion can be found here.

Hemp FAQ

Hemp Products in Human Food Quick Guide

Hemp Processor Application

Visit this page for answers to frequently asked questions. Download here (.pdf)  Download the Hemp Processor Application Here (.pdf)

Licensed Hemp Processors

Find contact information for licensed hemp processors in South Carolina.

Licensed Hemp Growers for 2019

Note: We are no longer taking hemp grower applications for the 2019 season. When applications and information about the 2020 growing season become available, we will post them on this page.

Hemp News Releases

SC Department of Agriculture Reviewing USDA Hemp Rule

114 SC Hemp Farmers Approved for 2019 Growing Season

Newly Signed Law Allows For Hemp Program Expansion

SCDA Regulators To Notify Industry Regarding CBD and Hemp In Food and Feed Products In The Market Place

2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Growers Selected

SCDA Receives More than 160 Industrial Hemp Applications

Department of Agriculture Selects Hemp Growers

SC Hemp Program Information

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