In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 3-311

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Crop: means any industrial hemp that is grown under a single industrial hemp license issued by the department. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Department: means the Arizona department of agriculture. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Grower: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that propagates industrial hemp under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Harvester: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to harvest industrial hemp for a licensed grower. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hemp products: means all products made from industrial hemp, including cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, grain, paint, paper, construction materials, plastics and by-products derived from sterile hemp seed or hemp seed oil. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Hemp seed: means any viable cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant cannabis sativa L. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • License: means the authorization that is granted by the department to propagate, harvest, transport or process industrial hemp in this state under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Processor: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to receive industrial hemp for processing into hemp products or hemp seed. See Arizona Laws 3-311
  • Transporter: means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to transport industrial hemp for a licensed grower to a processor. See Arizona Laws 3-311

1. "Agricultural pilot program" means the industrial hemp program that is designed to research the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp, hemp seeds and hemp products as authorized by this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article.

2. "Crop" means any industrial hemp that is grown under a single industrial hemp license issued by the department.

3. "Grower" means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that propagates industrial hemp under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article.

4. "Harvester" means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to harvest industrial hemp for a licensed grower.

5. "Hemp products" means all products made from industrial hemp, including cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, grain, paint, paper, construction materials, plastics and by-products derived from sterile hemp seed or hemp seed oil.  Hemp products excludes any product made to be ingested except food made from sterile hemp seed or hemp seed oil.

6. "Hemp seed" means any viable cannabis sativa L. seed that produces an industrial hemp plant that is subject to this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article.

7. "Industrial hemp" means the plant cannabis sativa L. and any part of such a plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than three-tenths percent on a dry-weight basis.

8. "Industrial hemp site" means the location in which a grower, harvester, transporter or processor possesses a crop, a harvested crop or hemp seed.

9. "License" means the authorization that is granted by the department to propagate, harvest, transport or process industrial hemp in this state under this article and rules and orders adopted by the director pursuant to this article.

10. "Licensee" means a grower, harvester, transporter or processor with a valid license.

11. "Processor" means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to receive industrial hemp for processing into hemp products or hemp seed.

12. "Transporter" means an individual, partnership, company or corporation that is licensed by the department to transport industrial hemp for a licensed grower to a processor.