|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 18, 2016||referred to health|
senate Bill S7042
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7042 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Health
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§3364 & 3365, Pub Health L
S7042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7042 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to registered organizations for dispensing marihuana for medical use and dispensing sites operated by such registered organizations PURPOSE : To allow registered organization for dispensing medical marihuana to directly contact practitioners for the purposes of education and providing information about the medical use of marihuana. Also, to allow each registered organization to operate up to four more dispensaries, for a total of up to eight. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1: This would allow registered organizations for dispensing medical marihuana to directly contact medical practitioners for the purposes of education and providing information about the medical use of marihuana. Section 2: This would allow each registered organization to operate up to four more dispensaries, for a total of up to eight. Section 3: Effective date.
S7042 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7042 I N S E N A T E March 18, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 registered organ- izations for dispensing marihuana for medical use and dispensing sites operated by such registered organizations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 13 of section 3364 of the public health law, as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: 13. EACH REGISTERED ORGANIZATION SHALL BE PERMITTED TO DIRECTLY CONTACT PRACTITIONERS FOR THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATION AND PROVIDING INFOR- MATION ABOUT THIS TITLE. ANY SUCH EDUCATION AND PROVISION OF INFORMATION SHALL NOT SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS SET OUT IN PARAGRAPH (III) OF SUBDI- VISION TWELVE OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THIS TITLE. The commissioner is authorized to make rules and regulations restricting the advertising and marketing of medical marihuana, which shall be consist- ent with the federal regulations governing prescription drug advertising and marketing. S 2. Subdivision 9 of section 3365 of the public health law, as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: 9. The commissioner shall register no more than five registered organ- izations that manufacture medical marihuana with no more than [four] EIGHT dispensing sites wholly owned and operated by such registered organization. The commissioner shall ensure that such registered organ- izations and dispensing sites are geographically distributed across the state. The [commission] COMMISSIONER may register additional registered organizations. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend- ments to subdivision 13 of section 3364 and subdivision 9 of section 3365 of the public health law, made by sections one and two of this act, shall not affect the repeal of such sections and shall be deemed repealed therewith. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14753-01-6
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