(a) Authority.--An academic clinical research center, in coordination with its contracted clinical
registrant, may conduct a research initiative on the antimicrobial effects of applying
solvent-based extraction methods and processes to microbial contamination of immature
medical marijuana plants, medical marijuana plants, medical marijuana or medical marijuana
(b) Procedure.--An academic clinical research center shall submit to the department for approval a
completed written research protocol of the planned research initiative. The department shall grant approval or denial of the protocol within 15 days of
its submissions. The following apply:
(1) The research initiative shall commence no later than 30 days from the date the
department issues approval and shall be completed no later than six months from the
start date of the research initiative.
(2) Research initiative findings shall be provided to the department by the academic
clinical research center within 15 days of the research initiative's conclusion.
(3) An academic clinical research center and its contracted clinical registrant shall
present research initiative findings to the advisory board and the board's research
subcommittee for the board's review and consideration under sections 1201 and 1202. 1 The board shall issue a written report, with recommendations and findings regarding
the use of solvent-based extraction methods and processes on microbial contamination
by a clinical registrant or grower/processor. The secretary may approve the board's recommendation in accordance with section 1202.
(4) Prior to implementing a recommendation of the board under paragraph (3), as approved
by the secretary, a clinical registrant or grower/processor shall seek approval from
the department for a change in its grower/processor extraction process. The department shall inspect the site and facility equipment. Upon approval, the department shall issue a notice of final approval to implement
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