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HB 1297: Recreational Marijuana


Recreational Marijuana; Imposes excise tax on recreational marijuana; exempts certain activities involving marijuana from use & possession offenses; authorizes persons age 21 & over to engage in certain activities involving personal use of marijuana in limited amounts; provides limits on where persons may engage in specified activities; provides for licensure of marijuana establishments that may engage in manufacture, possession or purchase of marijuana, marijuana products & marijuana accessories or sell marijuana, marijuana products or marijuana accessories to consumer; provides for enforcement; provides for limits on number of retail marijuana stores in localities based on population; provides standards for prospective licensees; provides restrictions on location of marijuana establishments; prohibits certain activities by marijuana establishments; authorizes localities to prohibit one or more types of marijuana establishments; provides an exemption from specified provisions for marijuana research.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 109
3/8/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 193
4/28/2015 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee