Feb 062012
 

Gatewood GalbraithKentucky State Senator Perry Clark Files Senate Bill 129, The Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act

AN ACT relating to medical marijuana.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

Section 1. KRS 218A.050 is amended to read as follows:

Unless otherwise rescheduled by regulation of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the controlled substances listed in this section are included in Schedule I:

(1) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following opiates, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of these isomers, esters, ethers, or salts is possible within the specific chemical designation: Acetylmethadol; Allylprodine; Alphacetylmethadol; Alphameprodine; Alphamethadol; Benzethidine; Betacetylmethadol; Betameprodine; Betamethadol; Betaprodine; Clonitazene; Dextromoramide; Dextrorphan; Diampromide; Diethylthiambutene; Dimenoxadol; Dimepheptanol; Dimethylthiambutene; Dioxaphetyl butyrate; Dipipanone; Ethylmethylthiambutene; Etonitazene; Etoxeridine; Furethidine; Hydroxypethidine; Ketobemidone; Levomoramide; Levophenacylmorphan; Morpheridine; Noracymethadol; Norlevorphanol; Normethadone; Norpipanone; Phenadoxone; Phenampromide; Phenomorphan; Phenoperidine; Piritramide; Proheptazine; Properidine; Propiram; Racemoramide; Trimeperidine.

(2) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following opium derivatives, including their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of these salts, isomers, or salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation: Acetorphine; Acetyldihydrocodeine; Benzylmorphine; Codeine methylbromide; Codeine-N-Oxide; Cyprenorphine; Desomorphine; Dihydromorphine; Etorphine; Heroin; Hydromorphinol; Methyldesorphine; Methyldihydromorphine; Morphine methylbromide; Morphine methylsulfonate; Morphine-N-Oxide; Myrophine; Nicocodeine; Nicomorphine; Normorphine; Pholcodine; Thebacon.

(3) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following hallucinogenic substances, their salts, isomers, or salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of these salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation: 3, 4-methylenedioxyamphetamine; 5-methoxy-3, 4-methylenedioxy amphetamine; 3, 4, 5-trimethoxyamphetamine; Bufotenine; Diethyltryptamine; Dimethyltryptamine; 4-methyl-2, 5-dimethoxyamphetamine; Ibogaine; Lysergic acid diethylamide;[ Marijuana;] Mescaline; naphthylpyrovalerone; 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone; 3,4-methylenedioxymethylcathinone; 4-methylmethcathinone; Peyote; N-ethyl-3-piperidyl benzilate; N-methyl-3-piperidyl benzilate; Psilocybin; Psilocyn; Tetrahydrocannabinols; Hashish; Phencyclidine, 2 Methylamino-1-phenylpropan-1-one (including but not limited to Methcathinone, Cat, and Ephedrone); synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; salvia.

(4) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substance having a depressant effect on the central nervous system, including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of these salts, isomers, or salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation: gamma hydroxybutyric acid.

Section 2. KRS 218A.070 is amended to read as follows:

Unless otherwise rescheduled by regulation of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the controlled substances listed in this section are included in Schedule II:

(1) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances, except those narcotic drugs listed in other schedules, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:

(a) Opium and opiate, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium or opiate;

(b) Any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of the substances referred to in paragraph (a), but not including the isoquinoline alkaloids of opium;

(c) Opium poppy and poppy straw;

(d) Coca leaves and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of coca leaves, including cocaine and ecgonine and their salts, isomers, derivatives and salts of isomers and derivatives, and any salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of these substances, but not including decocainized coca leaves or extractions of coca leaves which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine; and

(e) Marijuana.

(2) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following opiates, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, whenever the existence of these isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation: Alphaprodine; Anileridine; Bezitramide; Dihydrocodeine; Diphenoxylate; Fentanyl; Isomethadone; Levomethorphan; Levorphanol; Metazocine; Methadone; Methadone-Intermediate; 4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4; 4-diphenyl butane; Moramide-Intermediate; 2-methyl-3-morpholino-1; 1-diphenyl-propane-carboxylic acid; Pethidine; Pethidine-Intermediate-A, 4-cyano-1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine, Pethidine-Intermediate-B, ethyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylate; Pethidine-Intermediate-C, 1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylic acid; Phenazocine; Piminodine; Racemethorphan; Racemorphan.

(3) Any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances having a potential for abuse associated with a stimulant effect on the central nervous system:

(a) Amphetamine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of its optical isomers;

(b) Phenmetrazine and its salts;

(c) Methylphenidate.

SECTION 3. A NEW SECTION OF KRS CHAPTER 218A IS CREATED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

(1) The inclusion of marijuana as a Schedule II controlled substance under Section 2 of this Act shall not authorize the cumulative possession of more than five (5) ounces of marijuana over a one (1) month period by the person for whom the marijuana has been prescribed.

(2) A person for whom marijuana has been prescribed may cultivate and possess at any point in time five (5) or fewer marijuana plants for that person’s own medicinal use. A plant authorized under this section shall not be subject to the tax established in KRS Chapter 138.

SECTION 4. A NEW SECTION OF KRS CHAPTER 315 IS CREATED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

(1) The board shall by administrative regulation create a supplemental certification program authorizing a pharmacy to distribute marijuana to a person for whom that drug has been lawfully prescribed. No pharmacy may distribute marijuana unless it has been issued and holds this supplemental certificate.

(2) The board shall require that a pharmacy seeking a certificate under this section meet any reasonable requirement the board establishes by administrative regulation for the safe and secure dispensing of the drug. Among these requirements, the board shall require that each dispensing location be physically located in Kentucky and that the drug be dispensed in person directly to the person for whom the drug has been prescribed.

Section 5. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Gatewood Galbraith Memorial Medical Marijuana Act.

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  • http://tinyurl.com/krpvhd Msgt Vance

    The bill has been sent to the senate judicial committee. the committee schedule can be checked at this link-

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/legislative_calendar/index.aspx

    The members of the committee are
    Tom Jensen, (chair)
    atie Stine, (Vice Chair)
    Perry Clark, the guy who filed the bill
    Carrol Gibson
    Ray Jones
    Jerry Rhodes
    John Shiclel
    Dan Seum
    Brandon Smith
    Robert Stivers
    Robin Webb
    Addresses for these people can be accessed at this link-

    http://www.lrc.ky.gov/whoswho/email.htm

    Supporters need to bury these guys in letters asking them to take up and favorably pass the bill out of committee. We should also be writing the house members to create a companion bill and pass that.

  • http://tinyurl.com/krpvhd Msgt Vance

    Ps- you can write ALL the members of the entire Assembly and are not limited to writing only your own. We need to show these guys that med mmj has huge support for this legislation. The BEST way to do that is to bury them in letters every step of the way.

  • Mamba

    I live in Fl I am 62 years old I’m sick of waiting. I VOTE!!!!