AN ACT relating to medical cannabis. Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to establish a comprehensive system for medical cannabis, including provisions for medical verification of need; persons allowed to cultivate, use, and possess the drug; organizations allowed to assist in providing the drug; regulation by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control; interaction on the part of state and local governments, including law enforcement, with persons and entities coming within the purview of the Act; and establishment of required reporting and review procedures; rename the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control; amend various KRS sections to conform; provide that the Act may be cited as the Cannabis Compassion Act. Dec 06, 2016 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
The following were 2016 Bills: SB 13(BR-161) AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor. SB 136(BR-1420) AN ACT relating to controlled substances. SB 262(BR-1044) AN ACT relating to industrial hemp. SB 263(BR-1274) AN ACT relating to medical cannabis. SB 304(BR-1463) AN ACT relating to medical marijuana for palliative or hospice care. HR 173(BR-1583) A RESOLUTION to encourage the United States Food and Drug Administration to study the use of medical marijuana. HB 584(BR-1994) AN ACT relating to the medical use of marijuana.