4.) Exception for physicians against criminal laws or denial of any rights orprivileges (§14(2)(c));5.)
Protection for “acquisition, possession, manufacture, production, use, sal
distribution, dispensing, or transportation” of marijuana for medical use
Protection that “any” property interest in connection with medicalmarijuana not be “harmed, neglected, injured, or destroyed” while in
possession of law enforcement until a criminal conviction is achieved, and
requirement that such property “shall be returned immediately” upon a
decision not to prosecute, dismissal, or acquittal (§14(2)(e));7.) Creation of confidential state registry of patients, and protections forconfidentiality of patients, care-givers, and physicians (§14(3)(a));8.) Requirements for placement on confidential registry (§14(3)(b));9.) Issuance of registry identification cards, and general provisions governingtiming, denial, changes, fees regarding cards (§14(3)(c-i));10.) Guidelines regarding amounts of marijuana permitted, and legally allowingpatient or caregiver to
possess greater amounts if “medically necessary” toaddress the patient’s debilitating medical condition (§14(4)(a
-b));11.) Prohibitions of patient use of marijuana in a way that endangers the healthor well-being of any person, or in public view or in a place open to thegeneral public, and one-year revocation of card for those in violation(§14(5)(a-b));12.) Provisions for patients under eighteen years of age to use medicalmarijuana (§14(6)(a-i));13.) Implementing actions required of the executive and legislative branches(§14(7)-(9), (11)); and14.) Provision that section does not make insurance provider liable for claimsfor reimbursement for medical marijuana, and that employer not required toaccommodate use in workplace (§14(10)(a-b)).
In creating this constitutional right, Colorado’s voters intended to legaliz
emarijuana for medical use, protect patient access to this medicine, and ensure that theMedical Marijuana Registry were self-funding, collecting no more or no less than isnecessary to administer the program.