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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 7 : Alcoholic Beverages, Cannabis, and Tobacco

Chapter 033 : Cannabis Establishments

Subchapter 003 : LICENSES

(Cite as: 7 V.S.A. § 908)
  • § 908. Testing laboratory license

    (a) A testing laboratory licensed under this chapter may acquire, possess, analyze, test, and transport cannabis and cannabis products obtained from a licensed cannabis establishment, dispensary, or a member of the public.

    (b) Testing may address the following:

    (1) residual solvents;

    (2) poisons or toxins;

    (3) harmful chemicals;

    (4) dangerous molds, mildew, or filth;

    (5) harmful microbials, such as E. coli or salmonella;

    (6) pesticides; and

    (7) tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol potency.

    (c) A testing laboratory shall have a written procedural manual made available to employees to follow meeting the minimum standards set forth in rules detailing the performance of all methods employed by the facility used to test the analytes it reports.

    (d) In accordance with rules adopted pursuant to this chapter, a testing laboratory shall establish a protocol for recording the chain of custody of all cannabis samples.

    (e) A testing laboratory shall establish, monitor, and document the ongoing review of a quality assurance program that is sufficient to identify problems in the laboratory systems when they occur.

    (f) A cannabis establishment that is subject to testing requirements under this chapter or rules adopted pursuant to this chapter shall have its cannabis or cannabis products tested by an independent licensed testing laboratory and not a licensed testing laboratory owned or controlled by the license holder of the cannabis establishment. (Added 2019, No. 164 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. Oct. 7, 2020.)