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Deadline for applying for a license to grow or process hemp in MN: March 31

According to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), "Any persons wishing to grow or process industrial hemp in Minnesota must obtain a Hemp Program license. The deadline to apply for a 2020 license is March 31".

As the application process to obtain a license is a detailed one, including fingerprinting and a background check, do not wait until the last couple of days to apply. More information about the Minnesota Industrial Hemp Pilot Program, answers to frequently asked questions and instructions for  applying for a license are available at an MDA site devoted to the topic, which can be accessed here:

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