Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Notice of Public Hearing 330 CMR 32.00 Hemp Production DRAFT

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Overview   of Notice of Public Hearing 330 CMR 32.00 Hemp Production DRAFT

Notice is hereby given that the Department of Agricultural Resources, under its authority pursuant to M.G.L. c. 128, §§ 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123 and in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30A, will hold a public hearing on proposed draft regulations at 330 CMR 32.00. 330 CMR 32.00 establishes the requirements for the production and research of Hemp within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This regulation is intended to ensure consistency and compliance with the Federal Act and the Federal Rule and to allow the Commonwealth, through the Department, to exercise primary regulatory authority over the production of Hemp in the Commonwealth in accordance with federal law.

One public hearing will be held on the following date:

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 11:00 A.M.

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this hearing will be held virtually via Zoom.  To join the hearing, please use either the link or the call-in telephone number below:

Topic: Hemp Regulations Public Hearing

Time: March 2, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Passcode: 650591

One tap mobile:

US: +13126266799,,83924701022#,,,,*650591#  or +16465588656,,83924701022#,,,,*650591#

Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 720 707 2699  or +1 253 215 8782

Webinar ID: 839 2470 1022

Passcode: 650591

International numbers available:

Testimony may be presented orally at the virtual hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 P.M. on Friday, March 4, 2022. Written testimony must be submitted by e-mail to or by mail to MDAR Hemp Program, 251 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA  02114.       

The proposed regulation is available on the MDAR website at, or may be obtained by calling Sarah Grubin at 617-626-1787. For special accommodations for this event or to obtain this information in an alternative format, you may contact ADA coordinator, Donald Gomes, at 617-626-160

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