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Rule 901:14-1-16 | Clone and seed production.


(A) All licensed hemp cultivators engaged in the business of producing clones, cuttings, propagules, and seed for propagation purposes shall:

(1) Not sell hemp seeds or plants to any person or business entity in the state of Ohio who is not licensed as a cultivator or an exempted university pursuant to Chapter 928. of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(2) Maintain information on the mother plants including:

(a) Variety;

(b) Strain; and

(c) A valid certificate of analysis on the plant issued within the last calendar year by a laboratory which meets the standards outlined in rule 901:14-2-13 of the Administrative Code and provides the percentage content by weight for THC.

(3) Verify and maintain records of sales which indicate:

(a) The name and license number of the purchaser;

(b) The variety and strain name(s) of the hemp plant or seeds purchased;

(c) The number of plants or the weight of seed purchased; and

(d) The date of the transaction.

(4) The records required by this rule shall be maintained for a period of three years.

(B) For the purposes of this rule, the production of clones, cuttings, propagules, and seed for propagation purposes are not required to submit a harvest report as required in rule 901:14-1-08 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 928.03
Amplifies: 928.02, 928.04
Five Year Review Date: 1/31/2025