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SECTION 508
Regulations
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 29
§ 508. Regulations. The commissioner is hereby authorized to adopt,
amend, promulgate and issue rules and regulations consistent with the
provisions of this article, including, but not limited to:

1. The authorization or licensing of any person who may acquire or
possess hemp plants or viable seeds, grow or cultivate hemp plants, or
sell, purchase, distribute, or transport such plants, plant parts, or
seeds;

2. Reasonable license fees and duration of licensure, which shall be
at least three years;

3. Maintaining relevant information regarding land on which hemp is
produced within the state, including the legal description of the land
and its latitude and longitude, for a period of not less than three
calendar years;

4. The procedure for testing of hemp produced in the state for delta-9
tetrahydrocannabinol levels, using post decarboxylation, other similarly
reliable methods, or any other method authorized by the United States
department of agriculture;

5. Procedures for effective disposal of hemp plants or products
derived from hemp that are produced in violation of this article or its
rules and regulations;

6. Procedures for conducting sampling of hemp to verify that hemp is
not produced in violation of this article or its rules and regulations;

7. Such other matters that are necessary or appropriate for the state
to obtain approval from the United States department of agriculture to
assume primary regulatory authority over the production of hemp,
pursuant to federal law;

8. Such other matters that are necessary or appropriate for the
administration of agricultural pilot programs of the department or
institutions of higher education or the regulation of program
participants or their activities;

9. Record keeping and any reporting requirements;

10. Reasonably necessary security measures;

11. Standards, practices or requirements for the growth, cultivation
and the processing of hemp in connection with its cultivation, as
necessary, depending upon the hemp's intended use; or

12. Such other rules and regulations as the commissioner deems
appropriate or necessary.