West Virginia Hemp Law

Year Passed: 2002
Summary: The West Virginia Legislature approved Senate Bill 447 recognizing industrial hemp having no more than 1 percent THC as an “agricultural crop.” This legislation also establishes licensing procedures to allow local farmers to “plant, grow, harvest, possess, process [and] sell” hemp commercially.
Statute: W. Va. Code §§ 19-12E-1-12E-9 (2015)