Industrial hemp; definition, exclusion from certain marijuana provisions. (SB1057)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Industrial hemp; definition; exclusion from certain marijuana provisions. Includes in the definition of "industrial hemp" any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant Cannabis sativa, its seeds, or its resin that contains a concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol that is no greater than that allowed by federal law. The bill excludes industrial hemp from various provisions related to marijuana, including from Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. Amends § 18.2-247, § 54.1-3401, § 54.1-3446, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/06/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101497D
12/06/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1057)
01/24/2019Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Rereferred to Education and Health
01/28/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/31/2019Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

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