Agriculture & Markets - Growth of Hemp - Granting, suspending or revoking licenses


Published: 2020-03-13

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§ 510. Granting, suspending or revoking licenses. After due notice and
opportunity to be heard, as established by rules and regulations, the
commissioner may decline to grant a new license, impose conditions or
limits with respect to the grant of a license, modify an existing
license or decline to renew a license, or suspend or revoke a license
already granted, whenever the commissioner finds that:

1. A material statement contained in an application is or was false or
misleading;

2. The applicant or licensee, or a person in a position of management
and control thereof or of the licensed activity, does not have good
moral character, necessary experience or competency, adequate
facilities, equipment, process controls, testing capability or security,
to grow, cultivate and process hemp in connection with its growing and
cultivation or to sell hemp plants or hemp seed;

3. After appropriate notice and opportunity, the applicant or licensee
has failed to produce any records or provide any information required by
this article, the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto or
demanded by the commissioner, reasonably related to the administration
and enforcement of this article;

4. The applicant or licensee, or any officer, director, partner, or
other person exercising any position of management or control thereof
has willfully failed to comply with any of the provisions of this
article or rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto or other
law of this state applicable to the licensed activity; or

5. The licensee has failed to comply with its compliance action plan
established under section five hundred sixteen of this article.