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Oregon Hemp Rules Public Hearing April 24, 2024

Updated: Apr 18



The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) opened a public comment period on proposed rules discussed by the March 2024 RAC that update licensing and testing requirements for the hemp program. Public Hearing Scheduled for April 24th, 2024.


Filed March 27th, ODA released a notice of proposed rulemaking to update rules for Oregon's hemp program, which aim to provide clarity on existing regulations, introduce a hemp vendor license, and offer greater flexibility for individuals who miss the grower license application deadline. The summary of the proposed rule changes is as follows:


  • New annual vendor license for storage, transfer, or sale of hemp and hemp items

  • Updates to grower license application timelines

  • Resampling and retesting requirements for failed pre-harvest tests

  • New fees  


Complete proposed rules available here. Comments can be submitted during the virtual Public Hearing on April 24, 2024 from 9:00-10:00 am.  You can also submit comments in writing by 5 pm on May 10, 2024.


Details to join the April 24th meeting are below:

Meeting ID: 246 104 650 520

Passcode: u8AUc4


Have questions about how this rulemaking will affect your business? Need help submitting your comments? Schedule a consultation with EARTH Law, LLC to answer your questions, and have qualified legal experts on your side! You can contact us by email at info@earthlawllc.com or by telephone at 541-632-3946.


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