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HB 1445 Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; possession of marijuana.

Introduced by: David B. Albo | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Possession or distribution of marijuana for medical purposes; epilepsy. Provides an affirmative defense in a prosecution for the possession of marijuana if the marijuana is in the form of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil possessed pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a practitioner of medicine or osteopathy licensed by the Board of Medicine for purposes of treating or alleviating a patient's symptoms of intractable epilepsy. The bill provides that a practitioner shall not be prosecuted for distribution of marijuana under the circumstances outlined in the bill. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill is identical to SB 1235.


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