.01 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) “Accreditation body” means a nonprofit, impartial organization that requires conformance to 17025 ISO/IEC requirements and is a signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement for Testing.

(2) “Certificate of accreditation” means a certificate issued by an accrediting body for the independent testing laboratory facility, entity or site to be registered in Maryland.

(3) “Independent testing laboratory” means any facility, entity, or site in Maryland that offers or performs tests of medical cannabis or products containing medical cannabis and is independent of any entity that grows, processes or dispenses cannabis.

(4) “Scope of accreditation” means a document issued by the accreditation body which describes the methodologies, range, and parameters for testing medical cannabis or products containing medical cannabis for which the accreditation has been granted.