Public Act No.14-191
(Enacted June 12, 2014; goes into effect on October 1, 2014)

  • Legalizes a feasibility study on Industrial Hemp.
  • Commissioners of Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Economic and Community Development shall study the feasibility of legalizing the production, possession, and sale of Industrial Hemp, respectively.
  • By Jan. 1, 2015, a report will be made to the legislature regarding “[…]said commissioners’ recommendations on (1) establishing a statutory definition of “Industrial Hemp”, based on the percentage of proposed tetrahydrocannabinol in such industrial hemp, as distinguished from marijuana, (2) amending the general statutes to exclude Industrial Hemp from the definition of “controlled substance” in section 21a-240 of the general statutes, and (3) establishing a licensing system for Industrial Hemp growers and sellers.”

Read more here: State Industrial Hemp Statutes – NCLS Website