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CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE.

ARTICLE 12E. INDUSTRIAL HEMP DEVELOPMENT ACT.

§19-12E-7. Rule-making authority.

The commissioner shall propose legislative rules for promulgation in accordance with §29A-3-1 et seq. of this code that include, but are not limited to:

(1) Licensing persons who wish to grow, cultivate, handle, or process industrial hemp;

(2) Sampling and testing of the industrial hemp to determine tetrahydrocannabinol levels;

(3) Supervision of the industrial hemp during its growth and harvest;

(4) Assessment of fees that are commensurate with the costs of the commissioner’s activities in licensing, testing, and supervising industrial hemp production;

(5) The production and sale of industrial hemp;

(6) The production, sale, possession, handling, or transport of hemp products and extracts, including those containing one or more hemp-derived cannabinoids, including CBD; and

(7) Any other rules and procedures necessary to carry out the purposes of this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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