(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.
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
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2022,
Author: Patrick B. Moody
Code of Ala.