We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:
a) Who decided there should be an upper limit on how much/little industrial hemp may be grown in the UK?
b) What is the acreage agreed upon and how did they reached that definitive number?
c) The conditions attached to licences issued to cultivate hemp; and
d) The licensing requirements for companies wishing to process hemp
We released the following information on: 30 January 2009