Industrial hemp: licensing guidance

Information on the licensing requirements and application process for low THC cannabis (industrial hemp).



If you need to grow low THC cannabis (industrial hemp), you should read the factsheet on licensing requirements before applying.

The guidance document contains information for growers on the licensing application process and fees.

Further information

More information about controlled drug licensing is also available.

Published 11 November 2014
Last updated 12 May 2021 + show all updates
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