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HB 2244 - Authorizes the Use of of CBD Oil Containing THC for Certain Medical Conditions - Kansas Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes the Use of of CBD Oil Containing THC for Certain Medical Conditions

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Title: Authorizes the Use of of CBD Oil Containing THC for Certain Medical Conditions

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Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of of CBD oil containing 5 percent of THC for certain medical conditions.

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  • Prohibits anyone from possessing opiates, narcotic drugs, or stimulants, except for possession of any cannabinoid treatment if the person has the following (Sec. 2):

    • A debilitating medical condition or is the parent or guardian of a minor child who has a debilitating medical condition;

    • Possession of a cannabidiol treatment that is being used to treat a debilitating medical condition; or

    • Possession of a letter dated within the previous 15 months signed by a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery who diagnosed the debilitating medical condition, and identifies the person or their minor child as a patient as someone who has a debilitating medical condition.

  • Defines “ debilitating medical condition” as a medically diagnosed chronic disease or medical condition causing a serious impairment of strength or ability to function, including one that produces seizures, for which the patient in under current and active treatment by a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery (Sec. 1).

Title: Authorizes the Use of of CBD Oil Containing THC for Certain Medical Conditions

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