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WAC 246-70-030

Definitions.

The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Allowed pesticide" means a pesticide registered by the Washington state department of agriculture under chapter 15.58 RCW as allowed for use in the production, processing, and handling of marijuana.
(2) "Batch" means a quantity of marijuana-infused product containing material from one or more lots of marijuana.
(3) "CBD concentration" means the percent of cannabidiol content per dry weight of any part of the plant Cannabis, or per volume or weight of marijuana product.
(4) "Certified third-party testing lab" means a laboratory certified by the WSLCB or its vendor under WAC 314-55-102.
(5) "Database" means the medical marijuana authorization database created pursuant to RCW 69.51A.230.
(6) "Department" means the Washington state department of health.
(7) "Designated provider" has the same meaning as RCW 69.51A.010(4).
(8) "Harvest" means the marijuana plant material derived from plants of the same strain that were brought into cultivation at the same time, grown in the same manner and physical space, and gathered at the same time.
(9) "Imported cannabinoid" means any cannabinoid derived of the plant Cannabis with a THC concentration 0.3 percent or less that is not produced by a licensed marijuana producer.
(10) "Intermediate product" means marijuana flower lots or other material lots that have been converted by a marijuana processor to a marijuana concentrate or marijuana-infused product that must be further processed prior to retail sale.
(11) "Lot" means either of the following:
(a) The flowers from one or more marijuana plant(s) of the same strain. A single lot of flowers cannot weigh more than allowed by the WSLCB in chapter 314-55 WAC; or
(b) The trim, leaves, or other plant matter from one or more marijuana plant(s). A single lot of trim, leaves, or other plant matter cannot weigh more than allowed by the WSLCB in chapter 314-55 WAC.
(12) "Marijuana" means all parts of the plant Cannabis, whether growing or not, with a THC concentration greater than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis; the seeds thereof; 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. The term 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.
(13) "Marijuana concentrates" or "concentrates" means products consisting wholly or in part of the resin extracted from any part of the plant Cannabis and having a THC concentration greater than ten percent.
(14) "Marijuana-infused products" means products that contain marijuana or marijuana extracts, are intended for human use, are derived from marijuana as defined in subsection (11) of this section, and have a THC concentration no greater than ten percent. The term "marijuana-infused products" does not include either usable marijuana or marijuana concentrates.
(15) "Marijuana processor" means a person licensed by the WSLCB under RCW 69.50.325 to process marijuana into marijuana concentrates, usable marijuana and marijuana-infused products, package and label marijuana concentrates, usable marijuana and marijuana-infused products for sale in retail outlets, and sell marijuana concentrates, usable marijuana and marijuana-infused products at wholesale to marijuana retailers.
(16) "Marijuana producer" means a person licensed by the WSLCB under RCW 69.50.325 to produce and sell marijuana at wholesale to marijuana processors and other marijuana producers.
(17) "Marijuana product" means marijuana, marijuana concentrates, usable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products as defined in this section.
(18) "Medical use of marijuana" has the same meaning as RCW 69.51A.010(16).
(19) "Plant" means a marijuana plant.
(20) "Production" includes the manufacturing, planting, cultivating, growing, or harvesting of marijuana.
(21) "Qualifying patient" or "patient" has the same meaning as RCW 69.51A.010(19).
(22) "Pesticide" means, but is not limited to: (a) Any substance or mixture of substances intended to prevent, destroy, control, repel, or mitigate any insect, rodent, snail, slug, fungus, weed, and any other form of plant or animal life or virus, except virus on or in a living person or other animal which is normally considered to be a pest; (b) any substance or mixture of substances intended to be used as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant; and (c) any spray adjuvant. Pesticides include substances commonly referred to as herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and cloning agents.
(23) "Recognition card" means a card issued to qualifying patients and designated providers by a marijuana retailer with a medical marijuana endorsement that has entered them into the medical marijuana database.
(24) "Retail outlet" means a location licensed by the WSLCB under RCW 69.50.325 for the retail sale of usable marijuana and marijuana-infused products.
(25) "Retail outlet with a medical marijuana endorsement" means a location licensed by the WSLCB under RCW 69.50.325 for the retail sale of marijuana products to the public and, under RCW 69.50.375, to qualifying patients and designated providers for medical use.
(26) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department of health or the secretary's designee.
(27) "Tablet" means a solid preparation containing a single serving of THC. Tablets must not be formulated to be chewable, dispersible, effervescent, orally disintegrating, used as a suspension, or otherwise consumed in a manner other than swallowed whole. Tablets must not contain any added natural or artificial flavor or sweetener.
(28) "THC concentration" means the percent of Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol content per dry weight of any part of the plant Cannabis, or per volume or weight of marijuana product, or the combined percent of Delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid in any part of the plant Cannabis regardless of moisture content.
(29) "Tincture" means a solution containing marijuana extract. A single unit of tincture cannot exceed two fluid ounces.
(30) "Topical product" means a product intended for use only as an application to human body surfaces, does not cross the blood-brain barrier, and is not meant to be ingested by humans or animals.
(31) "Unit" means an individually packaged marijuana product containing up to ten servings or applications.
(32) "Usable marijuana" means dried marijuana flowers. The term "usable marijuana" does not include either marijuana-infused products or marijuana concentrates.
(33) "WSLCB" means the Washington state liquor and cannabis board.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.375 and 80.08.9998. WSR 16-20-022, § 246-70-030, filed 9/27/16, effective 10/28/16.]
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