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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 034 : HEMP

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 567)
  • § 567. Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets; testing

    (a) The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets shall establish a cannabis quality control program for the following purposes:

    (1) to develop potency and contaminant testing protocols for hemp, hemp-infused products, cannabis, and cannabis products as defined in 7 V.S.A. § 831;

    (2) to verify cannabinoid label guarantees of hemp, hemp-infused products, cannabis, and cannabis products as defined in 7 V.S.A. § 831;

    (3) to test for pesticides, solvents, heavy metals, mycotoxins, and bacterial and fungal contaminants in hemp, hemp-infused products, cannabis, and cannabis products as defined in 7 V.S.A. § 831; and

    (4) to certify testing laboratories that can offer the services in subdivisions (2) and (3) of this subsection.

    (b) For purposes of this section, a laboratory operating under a dispensary registration pursuant to 18 V.S.A. chapter 86 that offers the services in subdivisions (2) and (3) of subsection (a) of this section on January 1, 2021 shall be deemed certified by the Agency.

    (c) The cost of a test of a product produced at a registered dispensary and submitted to the Agency for the purpose of compliance testing to enforce the provisions of 18 V.S.A. chapter 86 shall be paid by the Department of Public Safety from the registration fee fund provided in 18 V.S.A. § 4474a. (Added 2017, No. 143 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; amended 2019, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 29, eff. Oct. 7, 2020.)