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“Cannabis” means all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa Linnaeus, Cannabis indica, or Cannabis ruderalis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin, whether crude or purified, extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or resin. “Cannabis” also means the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from cannabis. “Cannabis” does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination. For the purpose of this Article 30, “Cannabis” does not mean “Industrial Hemp.”
“Cannabis Business Activities” means any business activities directly related to Cannabis or Cannabis Products, including but not limited to the cultivation, possession, manufacture, processing, storing, labeling, distribution, or sale of Cannabis or Cannabis Products for consideration. “Cannabis Business Activities” shall not include: (a) business activities indirectly related to Cannabis or Cannabis Products, including the sale of items that do not themselves contain Cannabis or Cannabis Products; (b) laboratory testing; and (c) transportation of Cannabis or Cannabis Products where the person transporting Cannabis or Cannabis Products never takes title to or sells Cannabis or Cannabis Products.
“Cannabis Products” means Cannabis that has undergone a process whereby the plant material has been transformed into a concentrate, including, but not limited to, concentrated Cannabis, or an edible or topical product containing Cannabis or concentrated Cannabis and other ingredients.
“Industrial Hemp” means a fiber or oilseed crop, or both, that is limited to types of the plant Cannabis sativa L. having no more than three tenths of 1% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) contained in the dried flowering tops, whether growing or not; the seeds of the plant; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds or resin produced therefrom.
“Medicinal Cannabis” means Cannabis or a Cannabis Product, respectively, sold for use under the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Proposition 215) by a medicinal cannabis patient in California who possesses a physician’s recommendation.
“Retail Sale” means any transaction whereby, for any consideration, title to Cannabis or Cannabis Products is transferred from one person to another for the latter person’s use and not for resale, and includes the delivery of Cannabis or Cannabis Products to a person for such person’s own use and not for resale pursuant to an order placed for the purchase of the same and soliciting or receiving an order for the same.
(Added by Proposition D, 11/6/2018, Eff. 12/14/2018, Oper. 1/1/2021)