NC State Extension Issues Policy On Hemp Sales At Extension Events
North Carolina State Extension and North Carolina Cooperative Extension have announced a new policy for sales of hemp and hemp-derived products that are sold at events sponsored by Extension.
The following items may be sold at Extension events as long as testing, labeling, packaging, and other legal requirements are met:
- raw, unprocessed hemp flower
- hemp-derived CBD products
- hemp seed oil (such as for cooking) and sterile hemp seed
- hemp fiber and products made from hemp fiber
- unprocessed hemp fiber
- products made from hemp fiber that has been processed into products
including, but not limited to, clothing, rope, building materials, etc.
A detailed list of packaging requirements can be found on the Extension Policy Sale of Hemp Products document.
The policy became effective on Feb. 7, 2020. It is only intended to apply to events that are sponsored by NC State Extension and N.C. Cooperative Extension.
All samples, display items, prizes or giveaways must be products that conform to all federal, state and local laws. Hemp and hemp products shall not be disposed of in trash containers at Extension events. All excess products must be removed from the facility by the seller.