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SB 1696: Adult Use Marijuana Legalization


Adult Use Marijuana Legalization; Establishing the Division of Cannabis Management within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; prohibiting the use of false identification by persons under 21 years of age for specified activities relating to recreational marijuana; exempting certain activities involving marijuana from use and possession offenses; authorizing persons 21 years of age or older to engage in certain activities involving the personal use, possession, transport, and cultivation of marijuana in limited amounts; providing that marijuana establishments that sell food containing marijuana are considered food establishments for the purposes of specified regulations; authorizing an individual convicted of certain crimes to petition the court for expunction of his or her criminal history record under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: July 1, 2022, but only if SB 1624, SB 1626, and SB 1698 or similar legislation are adopted in the same legislative session or an extension thereof and become laws
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government (AEG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government; Appropriations -SJ 146
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 145
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Health Policy