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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4179



Offered by:


SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.


To: House Bill No. 5389

File No. 597

Cal. No. 430

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2012) Pursuant to Article X of the Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, and notwithstanding any federal statute or case law to the contrary, the state of Connecticut hereby reasserts and assumes authority over all regulation concerning the criminalization, acquisition, cultivation, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, transportation and use of marijuana and of paraphernalia related to marijuana. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2012

New section