(1) A person is guilty of salvia cultivation when he or she knowingly and unlawfully plants, cultivates, or harvests salvia with the intent to sell or transfer it for human consumption.
(2) Salvia cultivation is a Class A misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 218A.1452

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Kentucky Statutes 218A.010
  • Salvia: means Salvia divinorum or Salvinorin A and includes all parts of the plant presently classified botanically as Salvia divinorum, whether growing or not, the seeds thereof, any extract from any part of that plant, and every compound, manufacture, derivative, mixture, or preparation of that plant, its seeds, or its
    extracts, including salts, isomers, and salts of isomers whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation of that plant, its seeds, or extracts. See Kentucky Statutes 218A.010
  • Transfer: means to dispose of a controlled substance to another person without consideration and not in furtherance of commercial distribution. See Kentucky Statutes 218A.010

Effective: April 26, 2010
History: Created 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 160, sec. 3, effective April 26, 2010.