Ala. Admin. Code r. 80-14-1-.13 - Pesticide Usage And Testing

(1) Cultivators and Integrated Facilities shall fully comply with all laws and administrative rules relating to the usage of pesticides in the State of Alabama.
(2) The Department may perform pesticide testing on a random basis or if the representatives of the Department have reason to believe that a pesticide may have been applied to cannabis in violation of the product label.
(3) At least quarterly, Cultivators and Integrated Facilities shall, at their own cost, have their cannabis sampled by the State Testing Laboratory licensed by the AMCC pursuant to Code of Ala. 1975, § 20-2A-66 to ensure that no pesticides or other hazardous substances are present in the cannabis material. Cultivators and Integrated Facilities must maintain records of these tests for at least two years and provide the results to the department and AMCC, upon request. Nothing herein shall preclude a Cultivator or Integrated Facility from conducting or seeking, at its own cost, in-house or independent third-party testing of cannabis at any other time before, at, or after the time of harvest.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 80-14-1-.13
Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2022, eff. 9/12/2022.

Author: Patrick B. Moody

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 20-2A-50, 20-2A-52, 20-2A-53, 20-2A-62.

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