SB0580 (CH0061)

2013 Regular Session



Medical Marijuana - Caregiver - Affirmative Defense

Sponsored by:

Senator Raskin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 61

Synopsis:Establishing that it is an affirmative defense to a prosecution for the possession of marijuana or the possession of specified drug paraphernalia that the marijuana or drug paraphernalia was intended for medical use by an individual with a specified debilitating medical condition for whom the defendant is a specified caregiver; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Raskin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0180
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1809 Session: 2012 1st Special Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(5-601, 5-619)

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