senate Bill S7042

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to registered organizations for dispensing marihuana for medical use and dispensing sites operated by such registered organizations

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Mar 18, 2016 referred to health

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S7042 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3364 & 3365, Pub Health L

S7042 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a registered organization's ability to educate and provide information to practitioners regarding medical marihuana and increases the number of dispensing sites owned and operated by registered organizations.

S7042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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