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SB 1916: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana


Legalization of Recreational Marijuana; Exempting certain activities involving marijuana from use and possession offenses; authorizing persons age 21 and over to engage in certain activities involving personal use of marijuana in limited amounts; providing for personal cultivation; specifying possession limits; providing for issuance of early approval adult use dispensing organization licenses; providing cultivation center requirements and prohibitions; requiring certain tests to be performed before manufacturing or natural processing of any cannabis or cannabis-infused product or packaging cannabis for sale to a dispensary; providing that marijuana establishments that sell food containing marijuana are considered food establishments for the purposes of specified regulations; removing cannabis from the schedule of controlled substances; providing for sentence review for certain offenders, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Finance and Tax (FT)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Judiciary; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 213
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 212
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries