Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602

  • Controlled dangerous substance: means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedule I through V of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Marijuana: means all parts of plants of the Genus Cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin, but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or his duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Stamp: means the impression, device, stamp, label, or print manufactured or printed as prescribed by the secretary by the use of which the tax levied hereunder is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602

As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  “Controlled dangerous substance” means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedule I through V of R.S. 40:964.  The term shall not include distilled spirits, wine, malt beverages, tobacco, or marijuana.

(2)  “Dealer” means a person who in violation of Louisiana law manufactures, produces, ships, transports, or imports into Louisiana or in any manner acquires or possesses more than forty-two and one-half grams of marijuana, or seven or more grams of any controlled dangerous substance, or ten or more dosage units of any controlled dangerous substance which is not sold by weight.

(3)  “Marijuana” means all parts of plants of the Genus Cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin, but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination.

(4)  “Secretary” means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or his duly authorized representatives.

(5)  “Stamp” means the impression, device, stamp, label, or print manufactured or printed as prescribed by the secretary by the use of which the tax levied hereunder is paid.

Acts 1990, No. 90, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Acts 1997, No. 658, §2.