It has been brought to the attention of FDACS, that the email below is being sent to hemp industry participants and interested parties. Please DO NOT respond nor pay the $50. FDACS does not collect permit fees via email. FDACS Hemp program does not use PayPal to collect permit fees.
Cultivation/Grow Permit Fee $0
Processing/Manufacturing $650 per year
Wholesale/Distribute/Warehousing $650 per year
Retail/online $650 per year
Seed Dealer $ 10 – $4600
Pet Food/Feed Dealer $ 40 – $3500
NOTE: all fees above are paid at the time of permit application via the FDACS website. See attached PDF for more detail or visit our websitehttps://www.fdacs.gov/Cannabis-Hemp/Hemp-CBD-in-Florida
If you receive an email like this please send it to email@example.com so we can investigate.
EXAMPLE OF SCAM EMAIL:
From: Florida State HEMP Business Program <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:04 PM
Subject: Invoice from Florida State HEMP Business Program (0003)
email@example.com, here are your invoice details