As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

Terms Used In Virginia Code 3.2-4112

  • Deal: means to buy industrial hemp grown in compliance with state or federal law and to sell such industrial hemp to a person who (i) processes industrial hemp in compliance with state or federal law or (ii) sells industrial hemp to a person who processes industrial hemp in compliance with state or federal law. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Dealer: means any person who is registered pursuant to subsection A of § Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Hemp product: means any finished product that is otherwise lawful and that contains industrial hemp, including rope, building materials, automobile parts, animal bedding, animal feed, cosmetics, oil containing an industrial hemp extract, or food or food additives for human consumption. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Industrial hemp: means any part of the plant Cannabis sativa, including seeds thereof and any derivative, extract, cannabinoid, isomer, acid, salt, or salt of an isomer, whether growing or not, with a concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol that is no greater than that allowed by federal law. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Person: includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 1-230
  • Process: means to convert industrial hemp into a hemp product. See Virginia Code 3.2-4112
  • Processor: means a person registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3.2-4115 to deal in industrial hemp. “Dealer” does not include (i) a grower, (ii) a processor, or (iii) any person who buys industrial hemp for personal use or retail sale in Virginia.

    “Dealership” means the location at which a dealer stores or intends to store the industrial hemp in which he deals.

    “Grow” means to plant, cultivate, or harvest a plant or crop.

    “Grower” means any person registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3.2-4115 to grow industrial hemp.

    “Hemp product” means any finished product that is otherwise lawful and that contains industrial hemp, including rope, building materials, automobile parts, animal bedding, animal feed, cosmetics, oil containing an industrial hemp extract, or food or food additives for human consumption.

    “Industrial hemp” means any part of the plant Cannabis sativa, including seeds thereof and any derivative, extract, cannabinoid, isomer, acid, salt, or salt of an isomer, whether growing or not, with a concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol that is no greater than that allowed by federal law.

    “Process” means to convert industrial hemp into a hemp product.

    “Processor” means a person registered pursuant to subsection A of § 3.2-4115 to process industrial hemp.

    “Process site” means the location at which a processor processes or intends to process industrial hemp.

    “Production field” means the land or area on which a grower is growing or intends to grow industrial hemp.

    2015, cc. 158, 180; 2018, cc. 689, 690; 2019, cc. 653, 654.