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SB 614: Medical Marijuana

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson ; Steube ; Stewart

Medical Marijuana; Creating the "Florida Medical Marijuana Act"; authorizing a qualifying patient or his or her caregiver to purchase, acquire, and possess up to the allowed amount of marijuana, medical marijuana products, and associated paraphernalia for a qualifying patient’s medical use; providing that a physician must certify, on a specified form, that a patient is suffering from a debilitating medical condition and that the benefits to the patient of using marijuana outweigh the potential health risks before a patient may register with the department and obtain a registry identification card; requiring that the department create a secure, online, electronic medical marijuana patient registry containing a file containing specified information for each qualifying patient, caregiver, and certifying physician, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/1/2017 Senate • Filed
2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 80
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy