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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages, Cannabis, and Tobacco


Subchapter 003 : LICENSES

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 904)
  • § 904. Cultivator license

    (a) A cultivator licensed under this chapter may cultivate, process, package, label, transport, test, and sell cannabis to a licensed wholesaler, product manufacturer, retailer, integrated licensee, and dispensary.

    (b) Cultivation of cannabis shall occur only in an enclosed, locked facility.

    (c) Representative samples of each lot or batch of cannabis intended for human consumption shall be tested for safety and potency in accordance with rules adopted by the Board.

    (d) Each cultivator shall create packaging for its cannabis.

    (1) Packaging shall include:

    (A) The name and registration number of the cultivator.

    (B) The strain and variety of cannabis contained.

    (C) The potency of the cannabis represented by the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol in milligrams total and per serving.

    (D) A "produced on" date reflecting the date that the cultivator finished producing the cannabis.

    (E) Appropriate warnings as prescribed by the Board in rule.

    (F) Any additional requirements contained in rules adopted by the Board in accordance with this chapter. Rules shall take into consideration that different labeling requirements may be appropriate depending on whether the cannabis is sold to a wholesaler, product manufacturer, or retailer.

    (2) Packaging shall not be designed to appeal to persons under 21 years of age.

    (e)(1) Only unadulterated cannabis shall be offered for sale. If, upon inspection, the Board finds any violative pesticide residue or other contaminants of concern, the Board shall order the cannabis, either individually or in blocks, to be:

    (A) put on stop-sale;

    (B) treated in a particular manner; or

    (C) destroyed according to the Board's instructions.

    (2) Cannabis ordered destroyed or placed on stop-sale shall be clearly separable from salable cannabis. Any order shall be confirmed in writing within seven days. The order shall include the reason for action, a description of the cannabis affected, and any recommended treatment.

    (3) A person may appeal an order issued pursuant to this section within 15 days after receiving the order. The appeal shall be made in writing and in accordance with section 847 of this title and shall clearly identify the cannabis affected and the basis for the appeal. (Added 2019, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. Oct. 7, 2020.)