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SB 660 - Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana - Michigan Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

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Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to the following eligible patients who have surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154): 
    • A patient who is at least 18 years of age and has obtained 1 physician’s recommendation; and
    • A patient who is under 18 years of age and has obtained 2 physicians’ recommendations.
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to the following eligible patients who have surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154): 
    • A patient who is at least 18 years of age and has obtained 1 physician’s recommendation; and
    • A patient who is under 18 years of age and has obtained 2 physicians’ recommendations.
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations on the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical-grade marijuana.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to license facilities to cultivate, manufacture, and test “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” (Sec. 8201).
  • Defines “pharmaceutical-grade cannabis” as a grade of marijuana that is cultivated to treat a debilitating medical condition and meets the following requirements (Sec. 8103):
    • It is free of chemical residues such as fungicides and insecticides; 
    • It is tested by validated methods to determine its cannaboid levels; and
    • It meets manufacturing practices set by the department.
  • Prohibits an individual from manufacturing, distributing, prescribing, or dispensing pharmaceutical-grade marijuana without first obtaining a license to do so (Sec. 8109).
  • Prohibits a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility from selling marijuana to anyone except a licensed pharmacist, a licensed retail pharmacy, or another pharmaceutical-grade marijuana licensed facility (Sec. 8401).
  • Authorizes the department to issue a pharmaceutical-grade marijuana registration card to an eligible patient who is at least 18 years of age, has obtained a physician’s recommendation, and has surrendered any other medical marijuana registration card (Secs. 8152 & 8154).
  • Amends the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 controlled substance, if it is produced and sold according to the provisions of this bill and if the classification is authorized by federal authority (Sec. 7212).

Title: Authorizes the Growth and Sale of Pharmaceutical-Grade Marijuana

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