SB 1298 Marijuana; possession or distribution for medical purposes, affirmative defense for treatment.
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Summary as introduced:
Possession or distribution of marijuana for medical purposes; affirmative defense for treatment of certain conditions. Provides an affirmative defense to prosecution for possession of marijuana if a person has a valid written certification issued by a practitioner for cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil for treatment of, or to alleviate the symptoms of, cancer, glaucoma, human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Alzheimer's disease, nail patella, cachexia or wasting syndrome, multiple sclerosis, or complex regional pain syndrome. Under current law, only the treatment of intractable epilepsy is covered by the affirmative defense.

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01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103038D  pdf

01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103038D
01/10/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/17  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (9-Y 5-N 1-A)
01/24/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/26/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N)
01/31/17  House: Placed on Calendar
01/31/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/15/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/21/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice