2014 Kentucky Revised Statutes
260.850 Definitions for KRS 260.850 to 260.869.

KY Rev Stat § 260.850 (2014) What's This?

Download as PDF 260.850 Definitions for KRS 260.850 to 260.869. As used in KRS 260.850 to 260.869: (1) "Agribusiness" has the same meaning as in KRS 154.32-010; (2) "Certified seed" means industrial hemp seed, including but not limited to Kentucky heritage hemp seed, that has been certified as having no more tetrahydrocannabinol concentration than that adopted by federal law in the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. secs. 801 et seq.; (3) "Commission" means the Industrial Hemp Commission created by KRS 260.857; (4) "Grower" means any person licensed to grow industrial hemp by the commission pursuant to KRS 260.854; (5) "Hemp products" means all products made from industrial hemp, including, but not limited to, cloth, cordage, fiber, food, fuel, paint, paper, particleboard, plastics, seed, seed meal and seed oil for consumption, and certified seed for cultivation if the seeds originate from industrial hemp varieties; (6) (a) "Industrial hemp" means all parts and varieties of the plant cannabis sativa, cultivated or possessed by a licensed grower, whether growing or not, that contain a tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of no more than that adopted by federal law in the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. secs. 801 et seq. (b) "Industrial hemp" as defined and applied in KRS 260.850 to 260.869 is excluded from the definition of marijuana in KRS 218A.010; (7) "Kentucky heritage hemp seed" means industrial hemp seed that possesses characteristics of the unique and specialized industrial hemp seed variety that originated in the Commonwealth and has been recognized historically as a signature export of this state; (8) "Seed research" means research conducted to develop or recreate better strains of industrial hemp, particularly for the purposes of seed production. In conducting this research, higher THC concentration varieties of industrial hemp may be grown to provide breeding strains to revitalize the production of a Kentucky strain of industrial hemp. However, in no case shall the THC levels exceed three-tenths of one percent (0.3%); and (9) "Tetrahydrocannabinol" or "THC" means the natural or synthetic equivalents of the substances contained in the plant, or in the resinous extractives of, cannabis, or any synthetic substances, compounds, salts, or derivatives of the plant or chemicals and their isomers with similar chemical structure and pharmacological activity. Effective:June 25, 2013 History: Amended 2013 Ky. Acts ch. 134, sec. 1, effective June 25, 2013. -Created 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 138, sec. 1, effective June 21, 2001. Legislative Research Commission Note (3/19/2013). This statute was amended by 2013 Ky. Acts chs. 26 and 134, which do not appear to be in conflict and have been codified together.

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