|SB 5052 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 2ND SUB)|
Establishes the cannabis patient protection act.
Adopts a comprehensive act that uses the regulations in place for the recreational market to provide regulation for the medical use of marijuana.
Ensures that patients: (1) Retain their ability to grow their own marijuana for their own medical use; and
(2) Have the ability to possess more marijuana-infused products and marijuana concentrates than what is available to a recreational user.
Provides a retail sales and use tax exemption to qualifying patients on purchases of: (1) Marijuana for medical use when authorized by a health care professional and when purchased at a medical marijuana retailer; and
(2) Marijuana concentrates and marijuana-infused products for medical use when qualifying patients hold a valid authorization card.
Changes the name of the state liquor control board to the state liquor and cannabis board.