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Marijuana Sample For Quality Product Development

Concerning providing marijuana samples to employees for business purposes.
2018 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

Marijuana - licensee manager sampling - sample limits. The act permits a medical marijuana optional premises cultivation licensee, a medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing licensee, a retail marijuana cultivation facility licensee, and a retail marijuana products manufacturing licensee to provide samples to no more than 5 managers for quality control and product development purposes. The manager and the sample must be tracked in the seed-to-sale tracking system. The act specifies limits on the amount that can be provided as a sample per batch. The act places limits on the amount of samples a manager can receive on a monthly basis. The act prohibits a manager from providing or reselling the sample to another licensed employee, individual, or customer. The act prohibits the licensee from:

  • Allowing the manager to consume the sample on site; and
  • Using the sample as a means of compensating the manager.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details