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Criminal Law - Veterans - Medical Cannabis

Sponsored by:

Senator Young


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Adding posttraumatic stress disorder to the definition of "debilitating medical condition" for the purposes of specified affirmative defenses to a charge of use or possession of marijuana; establishing a specified affirmative defense for a charge of use or possession of marijuana for a specified qualified veteran patient; establishing a specified written certification for a qualified veteran patient; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0902 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Child Custody -see also- Parents and Guardians
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Mental and Behavioral Health
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Search and Seizure
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Health - General
(13-3401 through 13-3405)

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November 28, 2017 1:08 P.M.