Section 928.01 | Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
(A) "Cannabidiol" means the cannabidiol compound, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than three-tenths per cent, derived from hemp.
(B) "Cultivate" or "cultivating" means to plant, water, grow, fertilize, till, or harvest a plant or crop. "Cultivating" includes possessing or storing a plant or crop on a premises where the plant or crop was cultivated until transported to the first point of sale.
(C) "Hemp" means the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of that plant, including the seeds thereof and all derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than three-tenths per cent on a dry weight basis.
(D) "Hemp cultivation license" means a license to cultivate hemp issued under section 928.02 of the Revised Code.
(E) "Hemp processing license" means a license to process hemp issued under section 928.02 of the Revised Code.
(F) "Hemp product" means any product, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than three-tenths per cent, that is made with hemp. "Hemp product" includes cosmetics, personal care products, dietary supplements or food intended for animal or human consumption, cloth, cordage, fiber, fuel, paint, paper, particleboard, and any other product containing one or more cannabinoids derived from hemp, including cannabidiol.
(G) "Marihuana" has the same meaning as in section 3719.01 of the Revised Code.
(H) "Medical marijuana" has the same meaning as in section 3796.01 of the Revised Code.
(I) "Process" or "processing" means converting hemp into a hemp product.
(J) "Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol" means the sum of the percentage by weight of tetrahydrocannabinolic acid multiplied by 0.877 plus the percentage by weight of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol.
(K) "University" means an institution of higher education as defined in section 3345.12 of the Revised Code and a private nonprofit institution with a certificate of authorization issued pursuant to Chapter 1713. of the Revised Code.
(L) "USDA" means the United States department of agriculture.
Available Versions of this Section
- July 30, 2019 – Enacted by Senate Bill 57, 133rd General Assembly [ View July 30, 2019 Version ]