2017 ORS 571.330¹
Laboratory testing
  • rules

This section is amended
Effective April 13, 2018
Relating to industrial hemp; creating new provisions; amending ORS 475B.301, 475B.311, 475B.337, 475B.341, 475B.349, 475B.831, 571.300, 571.305, 571.330, 571.333, 571.339 and 571.348; repealing ORS 571.324; and declaring an emergency.

(1) For purposes of this section, “consumption” means to ingest, inhale or topically apply to the skin or hair.

(2) A laboratory licensed by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission under ORS 475B.560 (Laboratory licensure) and accredited by the Oregon Health Authority pursuant to ORS 475B.565 (Laboratory accreditation) may test industrial hemp and industrial hemp commodities and products produced or processed by a grower, handler or agricultural hemp seed producer registered under ORS 571.305 (Grower and handler registration).

(3) A handler registered under ORS 571.305 (Grower and handler registration) may not sell an industrial hemp commodity or product that is intended for human consumption unless the commodity or product is tested by a laboratory described in subsection (2) of this section to ensure that the commodity or product meets the requirements adopted by the Oregon Health Authority under ORS 475B.555 (Testing standards and processes) (1)(a) and (b) and (2) for testing marijuana items.

(4) For purposes of this section, the State Department of Agriculture shall adopt rules:

(a) Establishing protocols for the testing of industrial hemp commodities and products; and

(b) Establishing procedures for determining batch sizes and for sampling industrial hemp commodities and products. [2016 c.71 §9]

Note: See note under 571.300 (Definitions for ORS 571.300 to 571.348).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 571—Nursery Stock; Licensed Agricultural Crops, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors571.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.