Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Medicinal use of cannabidiol. Authorizes a physician to provide a patient with a letter or other document stating that the person possesses cannabidiol (CBD) to treat intractable epilepsy or severe muscle spasms. Provides a defense to certain controlled substance possession offenses if: (1) the controlled substance possessed by the person is CBD; (2) the CBD does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol or another psychoactive substance; (3) the person possesses a letter from a physician stating that the person possesses CBD for certain medical purposes; and (4) the CBD was purchased in another state, was sold in a sealed container with a label Medicinal use of cannabidiol. Authorizes a physician to provide a patient with a letter or other document stating that the person possesses cannabidiol (CBD) to treat intractable epilepsy or severe muscle spasms. Provides a defense to certain controlled substance possession offenses if: (1) the controlled substance possessed by the person is CBD; (2) the CBD does not contain tetrahydrocannabinol or another psychoactive substance; (3) the person possesses a letter from a physician stating that the person possesses CBD for certain medical purposes; and (4) the CBD was purchased in another state, was sold in a sealed container with a label describing its ingredients, and was manufactured in a facility authorized to conduct business in the other state. ... View more