New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 508

In cooperation with the commissioner of health and the commissioner of criminal justice services, the commissioner shall develop regulations consistent with the provisions of this article for the approval of agricultural pilot programs for the growing and cultivation, sale, distribution, transportation or processing of industrial hemp and products derived from such hemp, including, but not limited to:


the authorization of any person who as part of such programs may: acquire or possess industrial hemp plants or hemp seeds; grow or cultivate industrial hemp plants; and/or, sell, purchase, distribute, transport or process such plants, seeds and products; and


the disposal, if necessary, of industrial hemp after it has been grown or cultivated and studied.

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