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The Oklahoma State Health Department is in charge of setting up regulations concerning medical marijuana. It does this through the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. Here are some definitions in the regulations. These are effective August 1, 2018, and are subject to change.
“Applicant” means the natural person or entity in whose name a license would be issued.
“Batch” means, with regard to usable marijuana, a homogenous, identified quantity of usable marijuana, no greater than ten (10) pounds, that is harvested during a specified time period from a specified cultivation area; and with regard to oils, vapors, and waxes derived from usable marijuana, means an identified quantity that is uniform, that is intended to meet specifications for identity, strength, and composition, and that is manufactured or processed, packaged, and labeled during a specified time period according to a single manufacturing, packaging, and labeling protocol.
“Batch Number” means a unique numeric or alphanumeric identifier assigned prior to testing to allow for inventory tracking and traceability. “Cannabinoid” means any of the diverse chemical compounds that can act on cannabinoid receptors in cells and alter neurotransmitter release in the brain, including phytocannabinoids that are produced naturally by marijuana and some other plants.
Grow operations will probably want to make clones to sell to dispensaries, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale. “Clone” means a non-flowering plant cut from a mother plant that is no taller than eight inches and is capable of developing into a new plant.
“Commercial Establishment” (“Establishment”) or “Commercial Licensee” means an entity licensed under this Chapter as a medical marijuana dispensary, grower, processor, or researcher.
“Commercial License” means a license issued to a medical marijuana dispensary, grower, processor, or researcher.
“Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Health of the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
“Complete(d) Application” means a document prepared in accordance with 63 O.S. § 420 et seq., these rules, and the forms and instructions provided by the Department, including any supporting documentation required by the Department and the license fee.
“Control Number” means the tracking number issued with a license to purchase medical marijuana.
“Department” means the Oklahoma State Department of Health or its agent or designee.
“Dispense” means the selling of medical marijuana or a medical marijuana product to a qualified patient or the patient’s designated caregiver that is packaged in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to or use by a qualifying patient.
“Dispensary” means an entity that has been licensed by the Department pursuant to Title 63 O.S. § 421 and this Chapter, which allows the entity to purchase medical marijuana from a processer licensee or grower licensee and sell medical marijuana only to qualified patients, or their parents or legal guardian(s) if applicable, and caregivers.
Applicants for a grower, dispensary, processor or transportation license should be aware of required background checks, said Tulsa medical marijuana attorney Stephen Cale.
“Disqualifying Criminal Conviction” means:
(A) Any non-violent felony conviction within two (2) years of submitting an application to the Department; (B) Any violent felony conviction for an offense listed in Title 57 O.S. § 571(2) within five (5) years of submitting an application to the Department. “Entity” means an individual, a general partnership, a limited partnership, a limited liability company, a trust, an estate, an association, a corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity.
“Grower” or “Commercial Grower” means an entity that has been licensed by the Department pursuant to Title 63 O.S. § 422, which allows the entity to grow, harvest, and package medical marijuana according to this Chapter for the purpose of selling medical marijuana to a dispensary, processor, or researcher.
“Licensee” means any natural born person or entity that holds a marijuana license provided for in this Chapter, excluding inmates of any local, county, state, or federal correctional facility or jail.
“Manufacture” means the process of converting harvested plant material into medical marijuana concentrate by physical or chemical means for use as an ingredient in a medical marijuana product.
“Marijuana” means all parts of a plant of the genus cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds of a plant of that type; the resin extracted from a part of a plant of that type; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of a plant of that type or of its seeds or resin. “Marijuana” does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oils or cake made from the seeds of the plant, or any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks, except the resin extracted from the mature stalks, fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant that is incapable of germination.
“Mature Plant” means harvestable female marijuana plant that is flowering.
“Medicaid” means the federal program that is also commonly known as “SoonerCare.”
“Medical Marijuana” means marijuana that is grown, processed, dispensed, tested, possessed, or used for a medical purpose.
“Medical Marijuana Concentrate (“Concentrate”)” means a substance obtained by separating cannabinoids from any part of the marijuana plant by physical or chemical means, so as to deliver a product with a cannabinoid concentration greater than the raw plant material from which it is derived, intended to be refined for use as an ingredient in a medical marijuana product and not for administration to a qualified patient.