Chapter 5.44


5.44.010    Certain manufacturing processes prohibited.

5.44.010 Certain manufacturing processes prohibited.

a. It shall be unlawful for any person to:

1. Manufacture a marijuana concentrate, hashish, or hash oil by use of solvents containing compressed flammable gases or through use of a solvent-based extraction method using a substance other than vegetable glycerin, unless the person is validly licensed and permitted in accordance with statute, regulation, or ordinance.

b. Definitions. For purposes of this section:

1. “Manufacture” means the preparation, compounding, conversion, or processing of marijuana, hashish, or hash oil, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the marijuana, hashish, or hash oil, or labeling or relabeling of its container. It includes the organizing or supervising of the manufacturing process. It does not include the legally authorized planting, growing, cultivating, or harvesting of a plant.

2. “Marijuana concentrate” means any product which, through manufacture, contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Common names and types of product include “shatter,” butane or CO2 hash oil, “ring pots,” butter, hash, hashish, keif, oil, or wax.

c. Seizure.

1. Any marijuana, as defined in AS 17.38.900, equipment, material, product, package or container possessed, used or intended to be used, or produced in violation of this section may be seized and held as evidence to be used in any future proceeding and may be disposed of as appropriate after its use for evidentiary purposes is no longer required, including in accordance with Chapter 18.30 HCC. [Ord. 16-24 § 1, 2016].