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Introduced House Bill (H)

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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, 2019: (1) concerning the use, distribution, cultivation, production, and testing of medical cannabis; and (2) developing and implementing a medical cannabis registry. 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. Makes a 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, 2019: (1) concerning the use, distribution, cultivation, production, and testing of medical cannabis; and (2) developing and implementing a medical cannabis registry. 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. Makes a technical correction. ... View more