Moratorium on Hemp Cultivation Licenses in Oregon
Oregon won’t issue any new licenses to grow hemp until March of next year at the earliest, the state’s agriculture department announced this week.
The agency also notified the 11 hemp growers with licenses that they won’t be allowed to expand their grow operations or add new farms to their existing permits, according to the Bend Bulletin.
That throws the future of those hemp operations into question, since some aren’t sure whether or not they’re allowed by state law to cultivate indoors during the winter, the paper reported.
To date, only nine of the 11 cultivators with licenses