Ky. Rev. Stat. § 260.850

Current through 2023 Public Laws (P.L. 3-2023)
Section 260.850 - Definitions for KRS 260.850 to 260.869

As used in KRS 260.850 to 260.869:

(1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture;
(2) "Cultivating" means planting, growing, and harvesting a plant or crop;
(3) "Department" means the Kentucky Department of Agriculture;
(4) "Handling" means possessing or storing hemp for any period of time on premises owned, operated, or controlled by a person licensed to cultivate or process hemp. "Handling" also includes possessing or storing hemp in a vehicle for any period of time other than during its actual transport from the premises of a licensed person to cultivate or process hemp to the premises of another licensed person;
(5) "Hemp" or "industrial 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 of one percent (0.3%) on a dry weight basis;
(6) "Hemp products" or "industrial hemp products" means products derived from, or made by, processing hemp plants or plant parts;
(7) "Licensee" means an individual or business entity possessing a license issued by the department under the authority of this chapter to grow, handle, cultivate, process, or market hemp or hemp products;
(8) "Marketing" means promoting or selling a product within the Commonwealth, in another state, or outside of the United States. "Marketing" includes efforts to advertise and gather information about the needs or preferences of potential consumers or suppliers;
(9) "Processing" means converting an agricultural commodity into a marketable form; and
(10) "University" means an accredited institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth.

KRS 260.850

Amended by 2020 Ky. Acts ch. 1,§ 3, eff. 2/10/2020.
Amended by 2019 Ky. Acts ch. 39,§ 1, eff. 6/26/2019.
Amended by 2017 Ky. Acts ch. 45,§ 1, eff. 3/20/2017.
Amended by 2013 Ky. Acts ch. 134,§ 1, eff. 6/24/2013.
Created 2001, Ky. Acts ch. 138, sec. 1, effective6/21/2001.