195.740.  Definitions — For the purposes of sections 195.740 to 195.773, the following terms shall mean:

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 195.740

  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Person: an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • Sale: includes barter, exchange, or gift, or offer therefor, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee. See Missouri Laws 195.010
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 (1)  “Agricultural hemp seed”, Cannabis sativa L. seed that meets any labeling, quality, or other standards set by the department of agriculture and that is intended for sale, is sold to, or is purchased by registered growers for planting;

 (2)  “Crop”, industrial hemp grown under a single registration;

 (3)  “Department”, the Missouri department of agriculture;

 (4)  “Grain”, Cannabis sativa L. seed used to make an industrial hemp commodity or product;

 (5)  “Grower”, a person, joint venture, or cooperative who is a Missouri resident or an entity that is domiciled in this state that produces industrial hemp;

 (6)  “Handler”, a person, joint venture, or cooperative who is a Missouri resident or an entity that is domiciled in this state that receives industrial hemp for processing into commodities, products, feed, or agricultural hemp seed;

 (7)  “Industrial hemp plant monitoring system”, a reporting system that includes, but is not limited to, testing, transfer reports, and data collection maintained by a grower or handler and available to the department for purposes of monitoring agricultural hemp seed and industrial hemp cultivated as an agricultural product from planting to final packaging.