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Florida hemp rule-making workshops

Workshops will take place to provide the public an opportunity to interact with stakeholders in the hemp industry, including growers, processors, lab owners, manufacturers, and retailers, as well as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) officials. Commissioner Nikki Fried, Cannabis Director Holly Bell, and Directors of the Department’s Plant Industry, Food Safety, and Agricultural and Environmental Services Divisions will be available to answer questions, discuss concerns, and receive feedback.

Workshops will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Tallahassee,

South Florida Hemp Workshop; 9 a.m. June 20 at Broward College, South Campus, Performing Cultural Arts Theater, 7200 Pines Blvd., Building 68 A, Room 151, Pembroke Pines, 33024

Central Florida Hemp Workshop, 9 a.m. June 21, Tampa Fairgrounds, Florida Center, 4800 US Highway 301 N., Tampa, 33610

North Florida Hemp Workshop, 9 a.m. June 24, R.A. Gray Building, Auditorium, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, 32399

To view a live stream of the workshops, visit the Florida Channel’s website at