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SB 19-013 - Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates - Colorado Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (33-2) -

Title: Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (47-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes medical marijuana to be prescribed in lieu of opiate painkillers.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines a “disabling medical condition” to include “a condition for which a physician could prescribe an opioid” (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that for a patient under 18 years old with a disabling medical condition to use medical marijuana, 2 physicians have to diagnose the patient as having a disabling medical condition, and if the recommending physician is not the patient’s primary care physician, the recommending physician must review the records of a diagnosing physician or a licensed mental health provider acting within their scope of practice (Sec. 1).

  • Requires a patient under 18 years old with a disabling medical condition to only use medical marijuana in a non-smokable form when using it on the preschool, primary, or secondary school grounds they are enrolled in, or on a school bus or at a school-sponsored event (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-7) -

Title: Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Marijuana to be Prescribed in lieu of Opiates

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