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Wyoming Issues First Hemp License

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – The Wyoming Department of Agriculture says the state has issued its first hemp processing and producing license. GF Harvest LLC and Mother’s Hemp Farms LLC received the joint license. .

GF Harvest in Powell plans to use the license with Mother’s Hemp Farms to grow and process hemp to be used in high-protein, gluten-free food products, including a Pure Hemp Oats line.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently approved Wyoming’s industrial hemp plan and Republican Gov. Mark Gordon has signed emergency rules to allow a 2020 growing season.