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July 5, 2022
Task Force to Analyze Industrial Hemp Extracts and Other Substances Containing Tetrahydrocannabinol Intended for Human Consumption to Meet on July 7 in Richmond
Contact: Michael Wallace
The Task Force to Analyze Industrial Hemp Extracts and Other Substances Containing Tetrahydrocannabinol Intended for Human Consumption (Task Force) will meet on Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Pocahontas Building, House Committee Room, 900 East Main Street, Richmond VA.
The purpose of this meeting is to analyze and make recommendations regarding whether any statutory or regulatory modifications are necessary to ensure the safe and responsible manufacture and sale of industrial hemp extracts and other substances containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that are intended for human consumption, orally or by inhalation, in the Commonwealth.
The Task Force will focus on the current and recommended statutory and regulatory framework for the various isomers, salts, and salts of isomers of THC. The Task Force will receive public comment at the conclusion of all other business.
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I. Welcome - Secretary Matthew Lohr;
II. FOIA Overview - Deputy Secretary Parker Slaybaugh
III. Language Establishing Task Force - Deputy Secretary Parker Slaybaugh;
IV. Taskforce Overview - Deputy Secretary Parker Slaybaugh
V. Introduction of Members
a. Explanation of Secretariat/Agency Interests
a. Different types of THC and different legal implications
b. Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Food Safety Program
c. Comparison between other states’ regulation of hemp-derived cannabinoid products
VII. Task Force Member Discussion
VIII. Public Comment
Please click here for additional meeting information. Written comments will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on August 2, 2022.
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