Connecticut Seal

General Assembly



January Session, 2007

LCO No. 6707



Offered by:


REP. BOUCHER, 143rd Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 6715

File No. 420

Cal. No. 348

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2007) The Commissioner of Public Health shall establish and operate a mandatory educational program for qualifying patients, as defined in section 1 of this act, that 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. "