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Commissioner Sid Miller Announces Public Hearing for State Hemp Program (1/13/2020)

AUSTIN — Today, Sid Miller, Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA), announced he will host a public hearing to take public comments on the Texas hemp rules. The rules were published Friday, Jan. 10, on the Texas Register. The hearing will be held on Jan. 22 at 9 a.m. at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference Center in Waco, Texas.

  

The Texas Hemp Program outline has been sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approval.  This document and the proposed rules must be approved and finalized before TDA can begin granting licenses to legally grow hemp in Texas.

 

Proposed rules are published on the Texas Register and are available on the TDA website.

 

For Frequently Asked Questions about the Texas hemp rules and more information on the upcoming hemp program, visit the TDA website here.

 

 

WHEN:

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 @ 9 a.m.

WHERE

Texas Farm Bureau Conference Center
7410 Fish Pond Road
Waco, Texas, 76710

WHO:

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller

 

WHAT:

Public hearing to take public comments on the Texas hemp rules

 

 

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For media opportunities with Commissioner Miller 
Maddison Jaureguito at 512.463.7899 or maddison.jaureguito@texasagriculture.gov