senate Bill S7250

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to organizations registered to sell, deliver, distribute or dispense medical marihuana

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 11, 2016 referred to health

S7250 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3364 & 3365, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1088
2019-2020: S1025

S7250 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting registered organizations to sell, deliver, distribute or receive medical marihuana to or from another registered organization.

S7250 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7250 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2016

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  organizations
  registered to sell, deliver, distribute or dispense medical marihuana


  Section 1. Subdivisions 4, 6 and 13 of  section  3364  of  the  public
health  law, as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, are amended and
two new subdivisions 14 and 15 are added to read as follows:
  4. (a) A registered organization may lawfully, in  good  faith,  sell,
deliver, distribute or dispense medical marihuana to a certified patient
or designated caregiver upon presentation to the registered organization
of  a  valid  registry identification card for that certified patient or
designated caregiver. When presented with  the  registry  identification
card, the registered organization shall provide to the certified patient
or designated caregiver a receipt, which shall state: the name, address,
and  registry  identification number of the registered organization; the
name and registry identification number of the certified patient and the
designated caregiver (if any); the date  the  marihuana  was  sold;  any
recommendation or limitation by the practitioner as to the form or forms
of  medical  marihuana or dosage for the certified patient; and the form
and the quantity of medical marihuana sold. The registered  organization
shall  retain a copy of the registry identification card and the receipt
for six years.
  (b) The [proprietor of a] registered organization shall file or  cause
to  be  filed any receipt and certification information with the depart-
ment by electronic means on a real time basis as the commissioner  shall
require by regulation. When filing receipt and certification information
electronically  pursuant to this paragraph, the proprietor of the regis-
tered  organization  shall  dispose  of  any   electronically   recorded
prescription  information  in  such  manner as the commissioner shall by
regulation require.
  6. When a registered  organization  sells,  delivers,  distributes  or
dispenses  medical  marihuana to a certified patient or designated care-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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