Applications for new and renewal hemp permits for 2023 are now being accepted through April 1st.
Through the Act relating to Controlled
Plants and Noxious Weeds, Pennsylvania’s USDA-approved Hemp Program issues
permits for growing and processing hemp under the PA Hemp General Permit.
For 2022, the Department of Agriculture had issued:
- 275 hemp growing permits, including 14 research
- 53 hemp processing permits, including 2 research
You can view hemp permit locations through the PA
Hemp Permit Map and Database.
The department is committed to continuing to foster the
growth of hemp as a profitable, sustainable and in-demand product.
Apply for a PA Hemp Permit
Growing and research permit applications for 2023 will be accepted from October through April 1st. Processing permit applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.