Feb 272012
 February 27, 2012

marijuana billIllinois Medical Marijuana HB 30 Full Text

Creates the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that when a person has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition, the person and the person’s primary caregiver may be issued a registry identification card by the Department of Public Health that permits the person or the person’s primary caregiver to legally possess no more than 6 cannabis plants and 2 ounces of dried usable cannabis.

Amends the Cannabis Control Act to make conforming changes, including that any registered qualifying patient or registered primary caregiver who distributes cannabis to someone who is not allowed to use cannabis is subject to a penalty enhancement of not more than 2 years in prison or a fine of not more than $2,000, or both, for abuse of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.

Provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after its effective date.

Repeals the research provisions of the Cannabis Control Act.

Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop and disseminate educational information about the health risks associated with the abuse of cannabis and prescription medications.

Provides that the Department shall promulgate rules governing the manner in which it shall consider applications for and renewals of registration certificates for medical cannabis organizations.

Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable.

Effective immediately.

House Sponsors – Rep. Lou LangAngelo SavianoAnn WilliamsRobyn GabelKenneth Dunkin, Sara Feigenholtz and Kelly M. Cassidy.

 

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  • SAMANTHA

    please make it legal the medical marijuana it helps us people with life time pain ..instead of hiding  and smoking it to make us feel better and so we can help deal with are pain ..it has helped me with my neck and back pain that i will have for the rest of my life my kids have to help me get it and i smoke it just to the pain i have please make it legal so us people  can feel better ..so please MAKE IT LEGAL FOR US PEOPLE IN PAIN ……

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Doug-Linze/1115076670 Doug Linze

    What is going on with this bill in the Illinois state house and senate? Does it have to pass the senate again or just pass the house?

  • Rich

    I’d love to see ”
    Provides that the Act is repealed 3 years after its effective date.” changed to “Â
    Provides that the Act is reevaluated 3 years after its effective date.

  • Alechim

    I have cancer, but I am not sure that I have a need for medical M. And yeah, I have pain, not all of it cancer related. But I am not sure the pyschological risks of using it are worth it.