Washington Hemp Law

Year Passed: 2016

Summary: SB 6206 authorized “the growing of industrial hemp as a legal agricultural activity” in accordance with federal legislation permitting such activity as part of a state-authorized program.

HB 2064 further removed industrial hemp from WA’s State Uniform Controlled Substances Act, and was signed by the Governor on 4/27/17.

SB 5131 was an omnibus marijuana bill, but included two impactful industrial hemp provisions at New Sections 9 & 10. The Governor signed it on 5/16/17.