Friday, November 28, 2014

HB 859 - Medical Use Of Cannabis

General Bill   by Saunders (CO-SPONSORS) Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Medical Use Of Cannabis: Authorizes qualifying patient to possess & administer medical cannabis, & possess & use paraphernalia for specified purpose; authorizes patient's caregiver to possess & administer medical cannabis to qualifying patient & to possess & use paraphernalia for specified purpose; provides procedures & requirements thereto; provides that act does not allow person to undertake task under influence of medical cannabis when doing so constitutes negligence or malpractice; provides that use of medical cannabis does not create defense to certain offenses; authorizes physician to recommend use of medical cannabis; provides procedures & requirements thereto; requires DBPR to regulate licensure of cultivation centers & dispensaries; provides procedures & requirements thereto; prohibits school, employer, or property owner from refusing to enroll, employ, or lease to or penalize person who is cardholder; requires DOH, DBPR, & DOR to adopt rules by specified date; establishing medical cannabis section within DBPR; provides procedures & requirements; authorizes medical cannabis farm to possess, cultivate, & manufacture medical cannabis, medical cannabis-based products, & marijuana plants for wholesale in this state; requires agricultural classification for land used as medical cannabis farm; prohibits medical cannabis farm from conducting retail sales or transactions; provides certain protections to medical cannabis farms; provides permitting procedures and fees; provides licensing procedures and fees; requires reporting of loss, theft, or unexplained shortage of medical cannabis product to local law enforcement agency & department; authorizes administrative fines, license suspension, injunctive relief.
Effective Date: October 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1030 (Ch. 2014-157) on Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    -   Health Quality Subcommittee
    -   Appropriations Committee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 962 Medical Use of Cannabis Similar
CS/CS/SB 1030 Cannabis Compare

Bill Text

Staff Analysis

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 1030 (Ch. 2014-157) Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:50 PM
Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55 AM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55 AM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Appropriations Committee Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55 AM Appropriations Committee
Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55 AM Health Quality Subcommittee
Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55 AM Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Filed Monday, February 10, 2014 10:32 AM Saunders

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

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893.13
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893.1351
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