Hemp: Licensing:Written question - 279071

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Asked on: 18 July 2019
Home Office
Hemp: Licensing
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many licences for the cultivation of industrial hemp are in effect in the UK.
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Answered by: Mr Nick Hurd
Answered on: 23 July 2019

There are currently 55 licences in extant to cultivate low THC cannabis (Industrial Hemp) in England, Wales and Scotland.
There are currently 2 licences in extant to cultivate low THC cannabis (Industrial Hemp) in Scotland.

The licences are generally issued for a validity period of three growing seasons and therefore will include licences issued in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Grouped Questions: 279072

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