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HB 1637 Possession or distribution of marijuana for medical purposes; Crohn's disease.

Introduced by: Glenn R. Davis | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Possession or distribution of marijuana for medical purposes; Crohn's disease. 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 Crohn's disease or alleviating such patient's symptoms. The bill provides that a practitioner shall not be prosecuted for distribution of marijuana for the treatment of or for alleviating the symptoms of Crohn's disease.


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