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SB 660 - Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (20-18) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to the following eligible patients who have surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154): 
    • A patient who is at least 18 years of age and has obtained 1 physician’s recommendation; and
    • A patient who is under 18 years of age and has obtained 2 physicians’ recommendations.
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (87-22) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to the following eligible patients who have surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154): 
    • A patient who is at least 18 years of age and has obtained 1 physician’s recommendation; and
    • A patient who is under 18 years of age and has obtained 2 physicians’ recommendations.
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to an eligible patient who is at least 18 years of age, has obtained a physician’s recommendation, and has surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154).
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Sponsors

  • Roger N. Kahn (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Randy J. Richardville (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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