SB 5052 - DIGEST

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.