Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Medical cannabis. Defines "qualifying patient", and permits a qualifying patient to use medical cannabis under certain circumstances. Requires the state department of health to adopt rules before July 1, 2018, concerning the use, distribution, cultivation, production, and testing of medical cannabis. Provides limited reciprocity for holders of nonresident medical cannabis cards. Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for physicians who recommend the medical use of cannabis. Provides a defense to: (1) arrest; and (2) criminal prosecution; for marijuana possession and use in certain circumstances. Makes conforming amendments. Medical cannabis. Defines "qualifying patient", and permits a qualifying patient to use medical cannabis under certain circumstances. Requires the state department of health to adopt rules before July 1, 2018, concerning the use, distribution, cultivation, production, and testing of medical cannabis. Provides limited reciprocity for holders of nonresident medical cannabis cards. Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for physicians who recommend the medical use of cannabis. Provides a defense to: (1) arrest; and (2) criminal prosecution; for marijuana possession and use in certain circumstances. Makes conforming amendments.