NY S05657 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 10 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-22 - PRINT NUMBER 5657A
Pending: Senate Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Summary

Provides that medical marihuana may be used as part of the treatment of a patient's condition and removes the "serious" designation of such condition; provides that a practitioner be authorized to prescribe controlled substances in the state and removes the requirement that a physician prescribe such medical marihuana; increases the supply amount of marihuana from thirty to sixty days; allows a designated caregiver facility or designated caregiver facility employee to possess, acquire, deliver, transfer, transport or administer medical marihuana; requires the commissioner of health to establish a medical marihuana research license; establishes a medical marihuana research program; requires the registration of designated caregiver facilities; authorizes the commissioner of health to approve and permit one or more independent laboratories to test medical marihuana; increases the number of dispensing sites of a registered organization from four to eight; and makes related provisions.

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Title

Provides that medical marihuana may be used as part of the treatment of a patient's condition and removes the "serious" designation of such condition; provides that a practitioner be authorized to prescribe controlled substances in the state and removes the requirement that a physician prescribe such medical marihuana; increases the supply amount of marihuana from thirty to sixty days; allows a designated caregiver facility or designated caregiver facility employee to possess, acquire, deliver, transfer, transport or administer medical marihuana; requires the commissioner of health to establish a medical marihuana research license; establishes a medical marihuana research program; requires the registration of designated caregiver facilities; authorizes the commissioner of health to approve and permit one or more independent laboratories to test medical marihuana; increases the number of dispensing sites of a registered organization from four to eight; and makes related provisions.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-22SenatePRINT NUMBER 5657A
2019-05-22SenateAMEND AND RECOMMIT TO HEALTH
2019-05-10SenateREFERRED TO HEALTH

Same As/Similar To

A07467 (Same As) 2019-05-22 - print number 7467a

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