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HB 1250: Edible Cannabis Medicines to Be Outlawed in Colorado

 

 

House Bill 11-1250 Introduced

 

 

{Denver} -- House Bill 11-1250 was introduced on Wed., Feb. 9, 2011. This

 

bill will outlaw all medicinal cannabis edible products in the state,

 

overturning the licensing scheme for Infused Products Manufacturers that

 

was created by the state legislature last year.

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A BILL FOR AN ACTC

ONCERNING A PROHIBITION ON INGESTIBLE MEDICAL

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MARIJUANA

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INFUSED PRODUCTS

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Bill Summary

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and doesnot reflect any amendments that may be subsequently adopted. If this billpasses third reading in the house of introduction, a bill summary that applies to the reengrossed version of this bill will be available at http://www.leg.state.co.us/billsummaries.)

Current law permits a medical marijuana-infused products licenseeto produce edible products. The bill would prohibit medicalmarijuana-infused consumable food and beverage product manufacturingand sale.

HOUSE SPONSORSHIP

Acree,

Balmer, Conti, Joshi, Ramirez, Scott

SENATE SPONSORSHIP

Renfroe,

Harvey, King K., Lambert

Shading denotes HOUSE amendment. Double underlining denotes SENATE amendment.

Capital letters indicate new material to be added to existing statute.Dashes through the words indicate deletions from existing statute.

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:

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SECTION 1.

12-43.3-104 (9), Colorado Revised Statutes, is2amended to read:3

12-43.3-104. Definitions.

As used in this article, unless the4context otherwise requires:5(9) "Medical marijuana-infused product" means a product infused6with medical marijuana that is intended for use or consumption other than7by smoking, including but not limited to edible products ointments and8tinctures,

BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE A FOOD OR BEVERAGE PRODUCT THAT

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IS INGESTED BY ORAL CONSUMPTION

. These products, when manufactured10or sold by a licensed medical marijuana center or a medical11marijuana-infused product manufacturer, shall not be considered a food12or drug for the purposes of the "Colorado Food and Drug Act", part 4 of 13article 5 of title 25, C.R.S.14

SECTION 2.

 

Safety clause.

The general assembly hereby finds,15determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate16preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.

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