Changes to allow Industrial Hemp production

Closed 20 Mar 2019

Opened 6 Feb 2019


The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is consulting on the framework for licensing Hemp for industrial use.

Industrial Hemp is grown for commercial use as a fibre or foodstuff.  Hemp is one of a number of plant species that can be used for fibre production.  

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Why We Are Consulting

We are seeking the views of local residents on a regulatory framework for industrial hemp that could open up economic opportunities for its production on the Isle of Man.


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  • Legislation
  • Economy
  • Criminal Justice