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HB 389 - Warning Labels for Medical Marijuana - Montana Key Vote

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Title: Warning Labels for Medical Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires warning labels on marijuana products sold for medical use and on registry identification cards issued to patients, beginning July 1, 2011.

Highlights:

  • Requires the label to contain the following language: "Warning: in some individuals, marijuana may trigger acute psychosis or symptoms of schizophrenia and other mental illnesses" (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a civil penalty of $500 per violation for any caregiver who violates this act (Sec. 1).

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO CUT OFF DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR.

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