Hemp Program

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) Hemp Program provides oversight and regulation of legally grown hemp for commercial purposes or as part of an Agricultural Pilot Program (under the USDA Farm Bill) in Massachusetts.

What You Need To Know

The Hemp Program is in the process of being developed to include regulations, the issuing of licenses, sampling and testing, and conducting inspections.  This webpage will be updated as the Program continues to be developed.

If you would like to receive updates on hemp in the Commonwealth, please contact MDAR Director of Crop and Pest Services Taryn LaScola at taryn.lascola@state.ma.us to be added to an email list.

This page is informational only and is not intended to give legal advice. MDAR is not responsible for the content of the information contained in any links provided.

Hemp Program Policy Documents

Additional Resources

Hemp Program Forms and Applications

Additional Resources


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