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General Assembly



January Session, 2005

LCO No. 6940



Offered by:


SEN. FREEDMAN, 26th Dist.

REP. BOUCHER, 143rd Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 124

File No. 403

Cal. No. 326

In line 2, after "inclusive," insert "and section 501"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2005) The Commissioner of Public Health shall establish and operate a mandatory educational program for qualifying patients which shall include instruction about the health risks of marijuana use, including, but not limited to, negative health consequences, impairment and addiction issues and information about how marijuana use may lead to the abuse of other drugs. "