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SB 1820: Medical Use of Marijuana


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: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • 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
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1820, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/26/2021 at 12:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 335 Medical Marijuana Public Employee Protection Duran Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
    H 1411 Regulation of the Medical Use of Marijuana Learned Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 692 Medical Marijuana Public Employee Protection Polsky Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.219 Page 2 (pdf)
    381.986 Medical use of marijuana. Page 6 (pdf)
    381.9885 Page 11 (pdf)
    456.47 Use of telehealth to provide services. Page 13 (pdf)

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