Florida Senate - 2019                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 182
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                 Floor: WD/2R          .                                
             03/07/2019 01:58 PM       .                                

       Senator Farmer moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (897266) (with directory and
    2  title amendments)
    4         Between lines 667 and 668
    5  insert:
    7  patient’s medical use of marijuana in accordance with this
    8  section does not constitute the use of an illicit substance, and
    9  the medical use of marijuana may not disqualify that patient
   10  from obtaining medical treatment or from receiving therapies,
   11  including organ transplantation and pain management.
   12         (19) DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PARENTS.The parents or
   13  caregiver of a qualified patient shall be immune from any civil
   14  or criminal liability for choosing to receive marijuana for
   15  medical use instead of prescribed medications. Pursuant to s.
   16  29, Article X of the State Constitution, patients and caregivers
   17  have the right to choose to receive marijuana instead of other
   18  medications in the course of medical treatment.
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   21  And the directory clause is amended as follows:
   22         Delete line 8
   23  and insert:
   24  (15) of section 381.986, Florida Statutes, are amended, and
   25  subsections (18) and (19) are added to that section, to read:
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Between lines 895 and 896
   30  insert:
   31         providing that a qualified patient may not be
   32         disqualified from obtaining certain treatments or
   33         therapies because of his or her medical use of
   34         marijuana; providing immunity from civil or criminal
   35         liabilities for certain parents and caregivers;