Pursuant to Section 261.265.1, RSMo, Missouri Department of Agriculture is authorized to issue up to two cultivation and production facility licenses to nonprofit entities to grow or cultivate the cannabis plant used to make hemp extract as defined in subsection 1 of section 195.207. The current licensees are:

BeLeaf Company
13378 Lakefront Drive
Earth City, MO 63045
mitch@beleafco.com

Noah's Arc Foundation
17824 Edison Avenue
Chesterfield, MO 63005
info@NAFMO.org

Information regarding hemp extract registration cards for the treatment of certain types of epilepsy can be found by visiting the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services website: Hemp Extract Registration Card

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Hemp and Hemp Extract

How do I acquire hemp extract for the treatment of epilepsy?
Requirements for obtaining a hemp extract registration card can be found by visiting the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services website: Hemp Extract Registration Card

Where can I purchase hemp extract?
There are two facilities licensed in Missouri to produce hemp extract for the treatment of intractable epilepsy. Contact information for each facility is listed above.

Where can I find the requirements for producing hemp extract?
In addition to the above referenced links to Section 261.265 and Section 195.207, the Missouri Cannabidiol Oil Rules (2 CSR 70-14) can be found at http://s1.sos.mo.gov/cmsimages/adrules/csr/current/2csr/2c70-14.pdf.

Can I grow hemp for the production of hemp extract?
Only the two licensed entities listed above can grow hemp for the production of hemp extract in Missouri.

Can I apply for a license to grow hemp?
No new applications will be accepted until the number of licensed entities is less than the current statutory maximum or additional licensing authority is granted by law. All introduced legislation as well as contact information for Missouri legislators can be found by going to the House of Representatives web site or Senate web site. The Missouri Department of Agriculture cannot provide legal advice on passed or pending legislation.

Is it legal to grow industrial hemp in Missouri?
No, it is currently illegal to grow industrial hemp in Missouri.

For questions or for more information contact apps@mda.mo.gov or (573) 751-2613.