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Department of Forensic Science
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Regulations for the Approval of Marijuana Field Tests for Detection of Marijuana Plant Material [6 VAC 40 ‑ 50]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description These new regulations establish the process of approval, approval authority, criteria for approval, notification methods, fee assessment, and publication procedures associated with marijuana field tests or marijuana field test kits submitted by manufacturers to the Department.
State Authority 9.1-1110 and (19.2-188.1 B)
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Amy M. Curtis  / Department Counsel
Address: 700 North 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-6848    FAX: (804)786-6857    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Evaluation Process Verbiage and Clarification of Resubmission Procedure Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/27/2014.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
2/14/2017 Retain As Is
7/18/2012 Amend