HD13 - Report on Standards for Hemp-Derived Oils (Chapter 653, 2019 Acts of Assembly)

Executive Summary:

Chapters 653 and 654 of the 2019 Acts of Assembly direct the Secretaries of Agriculture and Forestry and Health and Human Resources (“Secretaries") to prepare a report on the appropriate standards, if any, for the production of an oil with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of no greater than 0.3 percent that is derived from industrial hemp. The Secretaries have determined that standards for hemp-derived oils intended for human consumption are appropriate and necessary. Recommendations for legislation or regulation to establish such standards are outlined within the Report on Standards for Hemp-Derived Oils.