House Bill 18-1259 – “Marijuana Sample For Quality Product Development”

Concerning providing marijuana samples to employees for business purposes.

Summary:

The bill permits a medical marijuana optional premises cultivation licensee, a medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing licensee, a retail marijuana cultivation facility licensee, and a retail marijuana products manufacturing licensee to provide samples to managers for quality control and product development purposes. The bill specifies limits on the amount that can be provided as a sample per batch. The bill prohibits the licensee from:

  • Allowing the manager to consume the sample on site;
  • Allowing the manager to exceed his or her personal possession limits;
  • Providing or reselling the sample to another licensed employee, individual, or customer; and
  • Using the sample as a means of compensating the manager.

Sponsors:

Senator Vicki Marble | Representative Matt Gray

Signed on April 30th 2018 By: Crisanta Duran (Speaker of The House of Representatives) ; Kevin J. Grantham (President of The Senate) ; Marilyn Eddins (Chief Clerk of The House of Representatives) ; Effie Ameen (Secretary of The Senate) ; John W. Hickenlooper (Governor of The State of Colorado)

House Bill 18-1286 – “School Nurse Give Medical Marijuana At School”

Concerning allowing school personnel to give medical marijuana to a student with a medical marijuana registry card while at school.

Summary:

Under current law, a primary caregiver may possess and administer medical marijuana in a non-smoke-able form to a student while the student is at school. The bill allows a school nurse or the school nurse’s designee, who may or may not be an employee of the school, or school personnel designated by a parent to also possess and administer medical marijuana to a student at school. The bill provides a school nurse or the school nurse’s designee or the school personnel designated by a parent protection from criminal prosecution if he or she possesses and administers medical marijuana to a student at school.

The bill requires the medical marijuana storage container or plan for administration to contain clearly labeled dosing, timing, and delivery route instructions from one of the student’s recommending physicians. One of the student’s recommending physicians shall send any changes to the required dosage, timing, or delivery route to the school nurse and person administering the medical marijuana, if different. The school principal or his or her designee and the student’s parent shall agree to a written plan for administering medical marijuana prior to the student starting school.

The student’s parent or primary caregiver shall deliver the student’s medical marijuana to the person designated by the school as the person who secures the medical marijuana before the student starts school and as necessary to replenish the supply. The person who secures the medical marijuana shall place the medical marijuana in a locked storage container. The person who secures the medical marijuana shall return any unused medical marijuana to the student’s parent or primary caregiver upon request. The student shall not handle the medical marijuana on the grounds of the school, school bus, or school-sponsored event.

Sponsors:

Senator Vicki Marble | Senator Irene Aguilar | Representative Dylan Roberts

Signed on June 4th 2018 By: Crisanta Duran (Speaker of The House of Representatives) ; Kevin J. Grantham (President of The Senate) ; Marilyn Eddins (Chief Clerk of The House of Representatives) ; Effie Ameen (Secretary of The Senate) ; John W. Hickenlooper (Governor of The State of Colorado)

House Bill 18-1296 – “Unattended Motor Vehicles Remote Starter Systems”

Concerning an expansion of the ability to leave a motor vehicle unattended in certain circumstances.

Summary:

Currently, if a person’s motor vehicle has a remote starter system and adequate security measures, he or she may leave the motor vehicle unattended while the engine is running. The bill provides that a motor vehicle may be left unattended if either a remote starter system or adequate security measures are in place.

Sponsors:

Senator Vicki Marble | Senator Dominick Moreno | Representative Justin Everett | Representative Jovan Melton

Signed on May 24th 2018 By: Crisanta Duran (Speaker of The House of Representatives) ; Kevin J. Grantham (President of The Senate) ; Marilyn Eddins (Chief Clerk of The House of Representatives) ; Effie Ameen (Secretary of The Senate) ; John W. Hickenlooper (Governor of The State of Colorado)

Paid for by Marble for Senate District 23.
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