|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 19, 2012||reported and committed to codes|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to alcoholism and drug abuse|
|Jun 01, 2011||reported and committed to codes|
|Feb 23, 2011||committee discharged and committed to alcoholism and drug abuse|
|Feb 09, 2011||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S3145
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3145 - Details
S3145 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3145 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to marijuana themed candy PURPOSE: To provide that no candy or confection shall be sold in this state which resembles marijuana or marijuana products or imitates the flavor of marijuana. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 399-j to the General Business Law to prohibit the manufacturing and/or sale of candy or confection which is packaged o~' shaped to resemble marijuana or marijuana products or to imitate the flavor of marijuana. JUSTIFICATION: Pot themed candy irresponsibly promotes illegal drug culture to children. This legislation would prohibit the manufacturing purchase and sale of marijuana-flavored candy in the state, with a penalty of up to a $1,000 fine and/or up to a year in jail. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-10, S.1682; 2007-08, S.816; 2005-06, S.4100.
S3145 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3145 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 9, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, JOHNSON, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to marijuana themed candy THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-j to read as follows: S 399-J. MARIJUANA THEMED CANDY. 1. NO CANDY OR CONFECTION SOLD IN THIS STATE SHALL BE PACKAGED, SHAPED OR MANUFACTURED TO RESEMBLE MARI- JUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS OR TO IMITATE THE FLAVOR OF MARIJUANA. 2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR A TERM OF IMPRISON- MENT OF UP TO ONE YEAR, OR BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04919-01-1
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