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HB1284-- Regulation of Medical Marijuana

HB1284-- Regulation of Medical Marijuana

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This is the Massey bill starting in the house that I will sponsor in the Senate with Nancy Spence.
This is the Massey bill starting in the house that I will sponsor in the Senate with Nancy Spence.

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Second Regular SessionSixty-seventh General Assembly
STATE OF COLORADO
INTRODUCED
 
LLS NO. 10-0773.02 Michael Dohr
HOUSE BILL 10-1284
House CommitteesSenate Committees
Judiciary
A BILL FOR AN ACTC
ONCERNING REGULATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA
.
101
Bill Summary
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and doesnot reflect any amendments that may be subsequently adopted. If this bill passes third reading in the house of introduction, a bill summary that applies to the reengrossed version of this bill will be available at http://www.leg.state.co.us/billsummaries.)
Section 1.
The bill creates the medical marijuana licensingauthority (state licensing authority) in the department of revenue. Thestate licensing authority grants, refuses, or renews a medical marijuanacenter license after the licensee has received local approval. The statelicensing authority also administers aspects of medical marijuanalicensure, including rulemaking. Many of the functions and duties of thestate licensing authority are similar to those held by the state licensing
HOUSE SPONSORSHIP
Massey and Summers,
McCann, Rice
SENATE SPONSORSHIP
Romer and Spence,
 
Shading denotes HOUSE amendment. Double underlining denotes SENATE amendment.
Capital letters indicate new material to be added to existing statute. Dashes through the words indicate deletions from existing statute.
 
authority for alcoholic beverages.
Section 2.
Under the bill, the department of public health andenvironment (department) will promulgate new rules related to standardsfor issuing registry identification cards, documentation for physicianswho prescribe medical marijuana, and sanctions for physicians whoviolate the bill.A physician who certifies that a patient can use medical marijuanashall certify certain information to the department and maintain arecord-keeping system for his or her medical marijuana patients. Aphysician who certifies that a patient can use medical marijuana shall notreceive remuneration from or offer it to a primary caregiver, distributor,or any other provider of medical marijuana.The bill requires patients under 21 years of age who want to beregistered medical marijuana patients to receive recommendations from2 doctors.A primary caregiver may serve no more than 5 patients on theregistry at one time, unless the department allows more patients due toexceptional circumstances.A patient who is permitted to use medical marijuana must have inhis or her possession a registry identification card at all times when inpossession of medical marijuana.The bill lists various places and situations in which the patient orprimary caregiver may not use or possess medical marijuana. A physicianwho certifies that a patient can use medical marijuana may not receiveremuneration from a primary caregiver related to medical marijuana orfrom a medical marijuana center.The bill imposes a one-year moratorium on the opening of newmedical marijuana centers, but allows current medical marijuana centersto operate for a year before becoming licensed.
Section 3.
The bill provides an exception to the adulterated foodoffenses for medical marijuana centers that manufacture or sell food thatcontains medical marijuana if the food is labeled as containing medicalmarijuana and the label specifies the amount of medical marijuana.
Sections 4, 5, and 6
make conforming amendments.
 Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
1
SECTION 1.
Title 12, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY2THE ADDITION OF A NEW ARTICLE to read:3
ARTICLE 43.3
4
Medical Marijuana
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PART 11MEDICAL MARIJUANA LICENSING AUTHORITY2
12-43.3-101. State licensing authority - creation.
(1) F
OR THE
3
PURPOSE OF REGULATING AND CONTROLLING THE LICENSING OF THE
4
CULTIVATION
,
DISTRIBUTION
,
AND SALE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THIS
5
STATE
,
THERE IS HEREBY CREATED THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LICENSING
6
AUTHORITY
,
WHICH SHALL BE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE
7
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
,
REFERRED TO IN THIS ARTICLE AS THE
8"
DEPARTMENT
",
OR THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT IF THE
9
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SO DESIGNATES
.10(2) T
HE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE THE
11
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LICENSING
12
AUTHORITY AND MAY EMPLOY
,
PURSUANT TO SECTION
13
OF ARTICLE
XII13
OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION
,
SUCH CLERKS AND INSPECTORS AS THE
14
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MAY DETERMINE TO BE NECESSARY
.15
12-43.3-102. Duties of state licensing authority - rules.
 16(1) T
HE MEDICAL MARIJUANA LICENSING AUTHORITY SHALL
:17(a) A
FTER A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CENTER HAS OBTAINED LOCAL
18
APPROVAL
,
GRANT
,
REFUSE
,
OR RENEW A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CENTER
19
LICENSE FOR THE CULTIVATION
,
DISTRIBUTION
,
AND SALE OF MEDICAL
20
MARIJUANA AS PROVIDED BY LAW AND SUSPEND OR REVOKE THE LICENSE
21
UPON A VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE OR ANY RULE ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
22
THIS ARTICLE
;23(b) P
ROMULGATE GENERAL RULES AND MAKE SPECIAL RULINGS
24
AND FINDINGS AS NECESSARY FOR THE PROPER REGULATION AND CONTROL
25
OF THE CULTIVATION
,
DISTRIBUTION
,
AND SALE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA
26
AND FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ARTICLE
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