Section 2-8-382 Purposes; programs; legislative findings. (a) The purpose of this article is
to assist Alabama in the development of a more permanent, profitable, and diversified agriculture
by moving to the forefront of industrial hemp production, development, and commercialization
of hemp products in agribusiness, and other business sectors, both nationally and globally
and to the greatest extent possible. These purposes may be accomplished, in part, through
all of the following: (1) An industrial hemp research program overseen by the department,
working exclusively or in conjunction with other research partners. This research program
may include the planting, cultivation, and analysis of industrial hemp demonstration
plots by selected growers that are licensed by the department pursuant to this article. (2)
An institution of higher education's program to conduct industrial hemp research. (3)
The pursuit by the department or an institution of higher education of any federal permits...
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Section 2-8-383 Rulemaking authority; disposition of funds; powers and duties of department.
(a) The department may adopt rules in accordance with the Alabama Administrative Procedure
Act, as necessary to administer an industrial hemp research program and to license
growers to grow industrial hemp pursuant to this article, including rules establishing
reasonable fees for licenses, permits, or other necessary expenses to defray the cost of implementing
and operating the industrial hemp research program in this state on an ongoing basis.
All revenue collected pursuant to rules adopted for the industrial hemp research under
this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Agricultural Fund.
(b) The department or an institution of higher education may pursue any permits or waivers
from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration or appropriate federal agency that
are necessary for the advancement of the industrial hemp research program. (c) The
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Section 2-8-381 Definitions. As used in this article the following words shall have the following
meanings: (1) DEPARTMENT. The Department of Agriculture and Industries. (2) GROWER. Any person,
business entity, or cooperative licensed to grow industrial hemp by the department
or an institution of higher education pursuant to this article. (3) HEMP PRODUCTS.
Any and all products made from industrial hemp, including, but not limited to, cloth,
cordage, fiber, food, fuel, paint, paper, particleboard, plastics, seed, seed meal and seed
oil for consumption, and seed for cultivation if the seeds originate from industrial hemp
varieties. (4) INDUSTRIAL HEMP or HEMP. 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, cultivated or possessed by a licensed grower
or otherwise in accordance with the state's USDA-approved regulatory plan, whether growing
or not, with a...
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Section 2-8-380 Short title. This article shall be known and may be cited as the Alabama Industrial
Hemp Research Program Act. (Act 2016-293, §1.)...
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within the specific chemical designation: a. 3,4-methylenedioxy amphetamine; b. 5-methoxy-3,4-methylenedioxy
amphetamine; c. 3,4,5-trimethoxy amphetamine; d. Bufotenine; e. Diethyltryptamine; f. Dimethyltryptamine;
g. 4-methyl-2,5-dimethoxy amphetamine; h. Ibogaine; i. Lysergic acid diethylamide; j. Marihuana;
k. Mescaline; l. Peyote; m. N-ethyl-3-piperidyl benzilate; n. N-methyl-3-piperidyl benzilate;
o. Psilocybin; p. Psilocyn; q. Tetrahydrocannabinols, except for tetrahydrocannabinols in
hemp, as defined in Section 2-8-381. (4)a. A synthetic controlled substance that is
any material, mixture, or preparation that contains any quantity of the following chemical
compounds, their salts, isomers and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever
the existence of these salts, isomers and salts of isomers is possible within the specific
chemical designation or compound: 1. 3,4-Methylenedioxymethcathinone (Methylone), some trade
or other names: 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylcathino...
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every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds
or resin. The term does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the
stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt,
derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks, (except the resin extracted therefrom),
fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination.
Marijuana does not include hemp as defined in Section 2-8-381. (15) NARCOTIC DRUG.
Any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances
of vegetable origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of
extraction and chemical synthesis: a. Opium and opiate and any salt, compound, derivative,
or preparation of opium or opiate. b. Any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation
thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of the substances...
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