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A. The director shall adopt rules to address, correct and remediate violations of this article and rules or orders adopted pursuant to this article.
B. The director may:
1. Issue and enforce a written cease and desist order against a grower, harvester, transporter or processor of any industrial hemp that the director finds is in violation of this article. The order shall prohibit the further sale, processing or transportation of the industrial hemp except on approval of the director.
2. Issue a stop sale order.
3. Seize and destroy any crop, harvested crop or hemp seed that does not comply with this article or any rule or order adopted pursuant to this article.
4. Take any other action to enforce this article and the rules and orders adopted pursuant to this article.
C. A person who violates this article or any rule or order adopted pursuant to this article may request a hearing before an administrative law judge pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10. The decision of the administrative law judge is subject to review by the director as provided by title 41, chapter 6, article 10. A request pursuant to this subsection does not stay a cease and desist order issued pursuant to this section.