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SB 1820: Medical Use of Marijuana

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Medical Use of Marijuana; Prohibiting an employer from taking adverse personnel action against an employee or a job applicant who is a qualified patient for his or her lawful use of medical marijuana; deleting a requirement that certain qualified physician examinations and assessments of a qualified patient be conducted while physically present in the same room as the qualified patient; authorizing certain third-party entities to grow, possess, test, transport, and lawfully dispose of marijuana for research purposes; authorizing telehealth providers to prescribe controlled substances to qualified patients through telehealth under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2021 Senate - Introduced -SJ 204
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 204
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 204