Industrial Hemp Program
Questions about Adult Use Marijuana can email [email protected] or call 602-364-0857.
ARE YOU GROWING HEMP?
YOU MUST FILE A PLANTING REPORT FOR ALL HEMP THAT IS PLANTED.
FAILURE TO FILE A PLANTING REPORT WITHIN 7 BUSINESS DAYS OF PLANTING COULD RESULT IN A VIOLATION OF THE PROGRAM REGULATIONS.
YOU CAN FIND THIS FORM, AND ALL OTHER REQUIRED REPORT FORMS HERE, UNDER "INDUSTRIAL HEMP REPORTS": https://agriculture.az.gov/plantsproduce/industrial-hemp-program/industrial-hemp-license-applications
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] OR CALL 602-542-0955
UPDATE 4-16-21: Industrial Hemp Program staff will be operating out of the Arizona Department of Agriculture main office, at 1688 W Adams St. in Phoenix on a limited time basis. If you require a meeting with program staff you must schedule an appointment prior to your visit. Please call 602-542-0955 or email [email protected].
FOR NEW PROGRAM APPLICANTS: Please continue to mail application packets and payments directly to 1688 W. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ 85007.
FOR CURRENT LICENSE HOLDERS: To continue to serve you effectively and in a timely manner, please submit any form, notice, report, or any other correspondence via email to [email protected]. If you do not have access to submit documents electronically please contact Brian McGrew at 602-542-3228 to arrange alternate methods for submission.
If you have any questions please contact Brian McGrew at 602-542-3228 or at [email protected]
UPDATE 12-15-20: Renewal Industrial Hemp Program Applications for the 2021 calendar year have been mailed out. New Industrial Hemp Program Applications are now available to complete and submit. Please do not submit any old application forms or your application will be returned. Updated Forms can be found here: https://agriculture.az.gov/plantsproduce/industrial-hemp-program/industrial-hemp-license-applications
UPDATE 4-2-20: We are postponing scheduling any site-visits with program licensees that are not required in order to meet regulatory mandates for essential business operations. We will still be scheduling inspections for pre-harvest sampling for compliance.
: During this COVID-19 social distancing time, the Arizona Department of Agriculture is asking our customers to interact with us via phone and email. If you must come to the office please schedule an appointment with the appropriate person as the front doors are locked and require you to call when you do get here. Additional details available in:
Industrial Hemp Applications and Forms
Applications, Forms and Instructions to apply for a license to grow, harvest, transport, and/or process industrial hemp are found here.
UPDATE: The Arizona Department of Ariculture, Environmental and Plant Services Division (EPSD) is calling a virtual public hearing to receive oral commments regarding the proposed rulemaking to modify the administrative rules under Title 3, Chapter 4, Article 10 - Industrial Hemp. The proposed rulemaking was posted to Volume 27, Issue 16, page 571 of the Arizona Administrative Register on April 16, 2021. Click link below for more information:
INDUSTRIAL HEMP LAWS, RULES, ORDERS & POLICIES
Arizona Revised Statutes
Hemp Laws are found in Title 3, Ch. 2, Art. 4.1 Industrial Hemp
Arizona Administrative Rules
Hemp Regulations are Under Arizona Administrative Code Title 3., Chapter 4., Article 10
Director's Administrative Orders
Substative Policy Statements
Hemp and Pesticides: Please Read
Please make sure and read this document carefully. When considering using a pesticide, review the actual label of the pesticide registered here in AZ to ensure the language allows this use. Language on products can vary from state to state. Ensure the product is registered for use here in AZ.
Industrial Hemp Seed
You must be a licensed seed labeler and follow Arizona's seed labeling laws if you are going to be labeling hemp seed for sale in Arizona.
You must be a licensed seed dealer if you are going to be selling seed for planting.
Visit our Environmental Services, licensing page for more information: https://agriculture.az.gov/about-us/divisions/environmental-services
Please read this document if you are purchasing hemp seed for planting or selling hemp seed to Arizona producers.
Arizona Industrial Hemp Program Frequently Asked Questions
INDUSTRIAL HEMP CERTIFIED LABORATORY
Click below for information regarding laboratory certification. For additional information or questions on laboratory certification contact Dominique Ramirez ([email protected]).
Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card
A valid fingerprint clearance card is required to apply for any Industrial Hemp License.
To apply for a fingerprint card or if you have questions regarding fingerprint clearance cards please visit: https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/fingerprint or call 602-223-2279
NOTE: Under A.R.S. 3-314, only a valid Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card will be accepted as a form of eligibility to participate in this program. No other background check credentials can be accepted.