Or. Admin. R. 845-026-0100 - Definitions

In addition to the definitions in OAR 845-025-1015, unless otherwise specified, the following definitions apply to OAR 845-026-0100 to 845-026-7070:

(1) "Adult use cannabinoid" includes, but is not limited to, tetrahydrocannabinols, tetrahydrocannabinolic acids that are artificially or naturally derived, delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the optical isomers of delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, and any artificially derived cannabinoid that is reasonably determined to have an intoxicating effect.
(2) "Adult use cannabis item"
(a) Means:
(A) A marijuana item;
(B) An industrial hemp commodity or product that meets the criteria in OAR 845-026-0300; or
(C) An industrial hemp commodity or product that exceeds the greater of:
(i) A concentration of more than 0.3 percent total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol; or
(ii) The concentration of total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol allowed under federal law.
(b) Does not mean:
(A) Industrial hemp processed through retting or other processing such that it is suitable fiber for textiles, rope, paper, hempcrete, or other building or fiber materials;
(B) Industrial hemp seed processed such that it is incapable of germination and processed such that is suitable for human consumption; or
(C) Other products derived only from hemp fiber or hemp seeds incapable of germination that may include other non-cannabis ingredients.
(3)
(a) "Artificially derived cannabinoid" means a chemical substance that is created by a chemical reaction that changes the molecular structure of any chemical substance derived from the plant Cannabis family Cannabaceae.
(b) "Artificially derived cannabinoid" does not include:
(A) A naturally-occurring chemical substance that is separated from the plant Cannabis family Cannabaceae by a chemical or mechanical extraction process;
(B) Cannabinoids that are produced by decarboxylation from a naturally-occurring cannabinoid acid without the use of a chemical catalyst;
(C) Any other chemical substance identified by the Commission, in consultation with the Oregon Health Authority and the State Department of Agriculture, by rule.
(4) "Authority" means the Oregon Health Authority.
(5) "Cannabinoid" means any of the chemical compounds that are the active constituents of marijuana or industrial hemp.
(6) "Cannabinoid capsule" means a small, soluble pill, tablet, or container that contains liquid or powdered cannabinoid product, concentrate, or extract and is intended for human ingestion.
(7) "Cannabinoid concentrate" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(8) "Cannabinoid edible" means a food or potable liquid into which a cannabinoid concentrate or extract or the dried leaves or flowers of marijuana have been incorporated.
(9) "Cannabinoid extract" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(10) "Cannabinoid product" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(11) "Cannabinoid suppository" means a small soluble container designed to melt at body temperature within a body cavity other than the mouth, especially the rectum or vagina containing a cannabinoid product, concentrate, or extract.
(12) "Cannabinoid tincture" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(13) "Cannabinoid topical" means a cannabinoid product intended to be applied to skin or hair.
(14) "Cannabinoid transdermal patch" means an adhesive substance applied to human skin that contains a cannabinoid product, concentrate, or extract for absorption into the bloodstream.
(15) "Cannabis plant" means a plant of the genus Cannabis within the plant family Cannabaceae.
(16) "Commission" means the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission.
(17) "Consumption or use" means to eat, drink, ingest, inhale, apply topically to the skin or hair, or otherwise consume an item.
(18) "Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol" or "delta-8-THC" means (6aR,10aR)-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6a,7,10,10a-tetrahydro-6H-benzo[c]chromen-1-ol, Chemical Abstracts Service Number 5957-75-5.
(19) "Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" or "delta-9-THC" means (6aR,10aR)-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6a,7,8,10a-tetrahydro-6H-benzo[c]chromen-1-ol, Chemical Abstracts Service Number 1972-08-3.
(20) "Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid" or "delta-9-THCA" means (6aR,10aR)-1-hydroxy-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6a,7,8,10a-tetrahydro-6H-benzo[c]chromene-2-carboxylic acid, Chemical Abstracts Service Number 23978-85-0.
(21) "Flowering" means a cannabis plant that has formed a mass of pistils measuring greater than two centimeters wide at its widest point.
(22) "Hemp" has the same meaning as "industrial hemp."
(23) "Hemp cannabinoid product" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(24) "Hemp edible"
(a) Means a food or potable liquid into which industrial hemp, an industrial hemp concentrate, an industrial hemp extract, or the dried leaves or flowers of hemp have been incorporated.
(b) Does not mean hemp seed incapable of germination by itself or other products derived only from hemp seeds incapable of germination that may include other non-cannabis ingredients.
(25) "Hemp tincture" means a liquid hemp cannabinoid product packaged in a container of four fluid ounces or less that consists of either:
(a) A non-potable solution of at least 25 percent non-denatured alcohol, in addition to an industrial hemp concentrate, industrial hemp extract, or usable hemp and perhaps other ingredients intended for human consumption or ingestion that is exempt from the Liquor Control Act under ORS 471.035; or
(b) A non-potable solution comprised of glycerin or plant-based oil; industrial hemp concentrate, industrial hemp extract, or usable hemp; and perhaps other ingredients, that does not contain any added sweeteners and is intended for human consumption or ingestion.
(26) "Hemp topical" means a hemp cannabinoid product intended to be applied to skin or hair.
(27) "Hemp transdermal patch" means an adhesive substance applied to human skin that contains a hemp cannabinoid product, industrial hemp concentrate, or industrial hemp extract for absorption into the bloodstream.
(28) "Hemp vapor item manufacturer" means a person responsible for the labeling or manufacturing of an industrial hemp-derived vapor item sold in Oregon and includes:
(a) A hemp handler licensed with the Oregon Department of Agriculture under ORS 571.281 to process industrial hemp into commodities, products, or agricultural hemp seed.
(b) Any other person responsible for the labeling of an industrial hemp-derived vapor item sold in Oregon.
(29) "Immature cannabis plant" means a cannabis plant that is not flowering.
(30) "Industrial hemp" has the meaning given that term in ORS 571.269.
(31) "Industrial hemp commodity or product" has the meaning given that term in OAR 603-048-0010.
(32) "Industrial hemp concentrate" has the meaning given that term in ORS 571.269.
(33) "Industrial hemp extract" has the meaning given that term in ORS 571.269.
(34) "Industrial hemp-derived vapor item" means an industrial hemp concentrate or industrial hemp extract, as those terms are defined in ORS 571.269, whether alone or combined with non-cannabis additives, that is intended for use in an inhalant delivery system.
(35) "Inhalant delivery system" has the meaning given that term in ORS 431A.175.
(36) "Intended for human consumption" means intended for a human to eat, drink, or otherwise put in the mouth but does not mean intended for human inhalation or human use.
(37) "Intended for human use" means intended to be used by applying it to a person's skin or hair, inhalation, or otherwise consuming the product except through the mouth.
(38) "Laboratory" means a laboratory certified by the Authority under ORS 438.605 to 438.620 and authorized to sample or test marijuana items for purposes specified in these rules.
(39) "Limit of quantification" or "LOQ" means the minimum levels, concentrations, or quantities of a target variable, for example, an analyte that can be reported by a laboratory with a specified degree of confidence.
(40) "Marijuana item" has the meaning given that term in OAR 845-025-1015.
(41) "Mature cannabis plant" means a cannabis plant that is not an immature cannabis plant.
(42) "Non-cannabis additive" means a substance or group of substances that are derived from a source other than industrial hemp or marijuana.
(a) "Non-cannabis additive" includes but is not limited to purified compounds, essential oils, oleoresins, essences or extractives, protein hydrolysates, distillates, or isolates.
(b) "Non-cannabis additive" does not include plant material that is in the whole, broken, or ground form.
(43) "Person" has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.100.
(44) "Presumptive test" means testing under 845-026-4100.
(45) "Scored" means to permanently physically demark a cannabinoid edible in a way that enables a reasonable person to:
(a) Intuitively determine how much of the product constitutes a single serving; and
(b) Easily physically separate the edible into single servings either by hand or with a common utensil, such as a knife.
(46) "Total delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol" or "total delta-9-THC" means the sum of the concentration or mass of delta-9-THCA multiplied by 0.877 plus the concentration or mass of delta-9-THC.
(47) "Usable hemp"
(a) Means the flowers and leaves of industrial hemp intended for human consumption or use that does not fall within the meaning of industrial hemp concentrate, industrial hemp extract, hemp edible, or hemp cannabinoid product.
(b) Includes, for purposes of these rules, pre-rolled hemp as long as the pre-roll consists of only dried hemp leaves and flowers, an unflavored rolling paper, and a filter or tip.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 845-026-0100
OLCC 8-2021, temporary adopt filed 07/19/2021, effective 07/19/2021 through 12/31/2021; OLCC 21-2021, adopt filed 12/30/2021, effective 1/1/2022; OLCC 6-2022, minor correction filed 02/25/2022, effective 2/25/2022; OLCC 202-2022, amend filed 11/21/2022, effective 1/1/2023; OLCC 7-2023, amend filed 11/17/2023, effective 1/2/2024

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 475C.017 & ORS 475C.009

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 475C.017 & ORS 475C.009

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