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Each lot of hemp grown in Illinois must be tested prior to harvest.

Please contact one of our Department Approved Testing Laboratories to schedule the testing of your hemp lots.

What is hemp?

Hemp, or industrial hemp, is a variety of the cannabis sativa plant. While hemp and cannabis both derive from the cannabis sativa species and contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), hemp and cannabis are distinct strains with different compositions and uses. Hemp can be made into a variety of items, including clothing, paper, animal feed, and textiles.

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