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HB 3001 - Authorizes Medical Cannabis in the State - Utah Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Medical Cannabis in the State

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-4) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Medical Cannabis in the State

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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes medical cannabis use in the state.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “medicinal dosage form” as the following (Sec. 1):

    • Tablet or capsule;

    • Concentrated oil or sublingual preparation;

    • Topical preparation or transdermal preparation;

    • A gelatinous cube, gelatinous rectangular cuboid, or lozenge in a cube or rectangular cuboid shape; or

    • Other preparations that the department approves.

  • Defines “departments” as the Department of Agriculture and Food, Department of Public Safety, and Department of Technology Services (Part I, Sec. 2).

  • Defines “family member” as a parent, step-parent, spouse, child, sibling, step-sibling, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, mother or father-in-law, brother or sister-in-law, son or daughter-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild (Part I, Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the department to set state rules in Utah establishing requirements for aggregate or batch records of the planting or propagation of cannabis before being tracked in an inventory control system (Part I, Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that these rules shall address the following (Part I, Sec. 4):

    • Record-keeping for the amount of planted seeds;

    • Number of cuttings taken, and the time and date of the cutting and planting;

    • Number of plants established; and

    • The number of plants culled or dead.

  • Defines “cannabis product” to mean a product intended for human use that contains cannabis or tetrahydrocannabinol (Part I, Sec. 46).

  • Defines “medical cannabis” as cannabis in a medicinal dosage form or a cannabis product in a medical dosage form (Part I, Sec. 46).

  • Requires the Departments to ensure that before March 1, 2020, qualified individuals in the state of Utah can apply for, receive, and renew a medical cannabis guardian card (Part I, Sec. 47).

  • Specifies that an individual will not be guilty of a violation under this act if they engage in cannabis production, and meet all the requirements relating to the possession, ingestion, production, manufacturing, dispensement, distribution, selling, or offering of medical cannabis (Sec. 120).

  • Specifies that the sale of medical cannabis or medical cannabis devices by a medical cannabis pharmacy is subject to the taxes imposed under this act (Sec. 131).

  • Prohibits a court from discriminating against a parent’s lawful possession or consumption of a cannabis product in a medical dosage form (Sec. 137).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Medical Cannabis in the State

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes medical cannabis use in the state.

Highlights:

 

  • Defines “medicinal dosage form” as the following (Sec. 1):

    • Tablet or capsule;

    • Concentrated oil or sublingual preparation;

    • Topical preparation or transdermal preparation;

    • A gelatinous cube, gelatinous rectangular cuboid, or lozenge in a cube or rectangular cuboid shape; or

    • Other preparations that the department approves.

  • Defines “departments” as the Department of Agriculture and Food, Department of Public Safety, and Department of Technology Services (Part I, Sec. 2).

  • Defines “family member” as a parent, step-parent, spouse, child, sibling, step-sibling, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, mother or father-in-law, brother or sister-in-law, son or daughter-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild (Part I, Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the department to set state rules in Utah establishing requirements for aggregate or batch records of the planting or propagation of cannabis before being tracked in an inventory control system (Part I, Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that these rules shall address the following (Part I, Sec. 4):

    • Record-keeping for the amount of planted seeds;

    • Number of cuttings taken, and the time and date of the cutting and planting;

    • Number of plants established; and

    • The number of plants culled or dead.

  • Defines “cannabis product” to mean a product intended for human use that contains cannabis or tetrahydrocannabinol (Part I, Sec. 46).

  • Defines “medical cannabis” as cannabis in a medicinal dosage form or a cannabis product in a medical dosage form (Part I, Sec. 46).

  • Requires the Departments to ensure that before March 1, 2020, qualified individuals in the state of Utah can apply for, receive, and renew a medical cannabis guardian card (Part I, Sec. 47).

  • Specifies that an individual will not be guilty of a violation under this act if they engage in cannabis production, and meet all the requirements relating to the possession, ingestion, production, manufacturing, dispensement, distribution, selling, or offering of medical cannabis (Sec. 120).

  • Specifies that the sale of medical cannabis or medical cannabis devices by a medical cannabis pharmacy is subject to the taxes imposed under this act (Sec. 131).

  • Prohibits a court from discriminating against a parent’s lawful possession or consumption of a cannabis product in a medical dosage form (Sec. 137).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Medical Cannabis in the State

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