IN HB1026 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-04 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Medical marijuana. Permits the use of medical marijuana by persons with serious medical conditions as determined by their physician. Establishes a medical marijuana program to permit the cultivation, processing, testing, transportation, and dispensing of medical marijuana by holders of a valid permit. Requires the state department of health (state department) to implement and enforce the medical marijuana program. Requires that permit holders undertake steps to prevent diversion of medical marijuana to unauthorized persons. Requires that medical marijuana and medical marijuana products be properly labeled, placed in child resistant packaging, and tested by an independent testing laboratory before being made available for purchase. Prohibits packaging medical marijuana in a manner that is appealing to children. Authorizes research on medical marijuana in accordance with rules set forth by the state department. Prohibits discrimination against medical marijuana users. Prohibits harassment of medical marijuana users by law enforcement officers, and prohibits cooperation with federal law enforcement officials seeking to enforce federal laws that criminalize the use of marijuana authorized in Indiana. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Medical marijuana.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-04HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2021-01-04HouseAuthored by Representative Lucas

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