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SB 614: Medical Marijuana

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson ; Steube ; Stewart

Medical Marijuana; Creating the "Florida Medical Marijuana Act"; authorizing a qualifying patient or his or her caregiver to purchase, acquire, and possess up to the allowed amount of marijuana, medical marijuana products, and associated paraphernalia for a qualifying patient’s medical use; providing that a physician must certify, on a specified form, that a patient is suffering from a debilitating medical condition and that the benefits to the patient of using marijuana outweigh the potential health risks before a patient may register with the department and obtain a registry identification card; requiring that the department create a secure, online, electronic medical marijuana patient registry containing a file containing specified information for each qualifying patient, caregiver, and certifying physician, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/1/2017 Senate • Filed
    2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 80
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 80
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 614, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/1/2017 at 8:59 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1397 (e2) Medical Use of Marijuana Rodrigues Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in House
    S 406 (c2) Compassionate Use of Low-THC Cannabis and Marijuana Bradley Compare Last Action: 5/4/2017 S Laid on Table -SJ 829
    S 1388 Medical Cannabis Artiles Compare Last Action: 5/1/2017 S Withdrawn from further consideration
    S 1666 Medical Use of Marijuana Braynon Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Health Policy
    S 1758 Medical Use of Marijuana Grimsley Compare Last Action: 4/26/2017 S Withdrawn from further consideration -SJ 477

    Citations - Statutes (16)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    381.986 Compassionate use of low-THC and medical cannabis. Page 14 (pdf)
    381.99 Page 14 (pdf)
    381.991 Page 14 (pdf)
    381.992 Page 17 (pdf)
    381.993 Page 19 (pdf)
    381.994 Page 30 (pdf)
    381.995 Page 32 (pdf)
    381.9951 Page 52 (pdf)
    381.996 Page 52 (pdf)
    381.997 Page 55 (pdf)
    381.998 Page 56 (pdf)
    381.9981 Page 56 (pdf)
    385.211 Refractory and intractable epilepsy treatment and research at recognized medical centers. Page 57 (pdf)
    499.0295 Experimental treatments for terminal conditions. Page 57 (pdf)
    893.02 Definitions. Page 60 (pdf)
    1004.441 Refractory and intractable epilepsy treatment and research. Page 61 (pdf)

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