Washington State Department of Agriculture launched the Washington State Hemp Program, WSDA Hemp Program Guide (PDF). The rules will be effective January 1, 2020 the department has authority to regulate licensees, process license applications or conduct hemp inspections. Licenses will expire on the last day of April following the year the license is issued. For example, if a producer applies for a license February 1, 2020, and is granted a license on March 1, 2020, the license would expire April 30, 2021. The WSDA Testing and Sampling Protocols Guides – Testing Protocol for Identifying Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Concentration in Hemp (PDF) | Hemp Production Pre-harvest Sampling Protocol (PDF) | Washington State FAQ
The 2021 Hemp Program Washington State will be accepting applications in the winter of 2021. Their application period is closed at this time, but will reopen in late January of 2021 through the end of March, as they are moving to an online application system.
Washington Industrial Hemp Program Site: Click Here
Washington Hemp Producer License Application: Click Here
Washington Industrial Hemp Program Phone: 360-584-3711
Washington Industrial Hemp Program Email: firstname.lastname@example.org