First Regular Session Sixty-eighth General Assembly

STATE OF COLORADO

INTRODUCED
LLS NO. 11-0764.01 Michael Dohr

HOUSE BILL 11-1250

HOUSE SPONSORSHIP
Acree, Balmer, Conti, Joshi, Ramirez, Scott

SENATE SPONSORSHIP
Renfroe, Harvey, King K., Lambert

House Committees
Judiciary

Senate Committees

A BILL FOR AN ACT 101 102 C ONCERNING
A PROHIBITION ON INGESTIBLE MEDICAL MARIJUANA-INFUSED PRODUCTS.

Bill Summary (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not 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.) Current law permits a medical marijuana-infused products licensee to produce edible products. The bill would prohibit medical marijuana-infused consumable food and beverage product manufacturing and sale.

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.

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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado: SECTION 1. 12-43.3-104 (9), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read: 12-43.3-104. Definitions. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires: (9) "Medical marijuana-infused product" means a product infused with medical marijuana that is intended for use or consumption other than by smoking, including but not limited to edible products ointments and tinctures, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE A FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCT THAT
IS INGESTED BY ORAL CONSUMPTION.

These products, when manufactured

or sold by a licensed medical marijuana center or a medical marijuana-infused product manufacturer, shall not be considered a food or drug for the purposes of the "Colorado Food and Drug Act", part 4 of article 5 of title 25, C.R.S. SECTION 2. Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.

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HB11-1250

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