IN SB0321 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Marijuana and medical cannabis matters. Establishes a five year medical cannabis pilot program, administered by the state department of health, to permit the use of medical cannabis in Indiana. Creates a cannabis cultivation center tax credit for a person who establishes or operates a cultivation center. Reduces the penalty for possession of marijuana, hashish, hash oil, and salvia to: (1) a Class C infraction for a first offense; (2) a Class C misdemeanor for a second or subsequent offense; and (3) a Class A misdemeanor for a second or subsequent offense if the person possesses more than a specified amount. Reduces the penalty for possession of marijuana, hashish, hash oil, or salvia packaged in a container labeled as containing low THC hemp extract to a Class C misdemeanor. Provides that a person's probation may not be revoked solely on the basis that the person tested positive for marijuana or a metabolite of marijuana. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Marijuana and medical cannabis matters.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2021-01-14SenateAuthored by Senator Niezgodski

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