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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4521



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. (Effective from passage) Not later than December 31, 2012, the Commissioner of Public Health and the Commissioner of Consumer Protection shall examine means of administering marijuana, as defined in section 1 of this act, for palliative use, as defined in section 1 of this act, other than the smoking of marijuana. Such means of administering marijuana may include, but need not be limited to, the ingestion of marijuana or the topical application of marijuana. Not later than December 31, 2012, said commissioners shall submit a report on such examination, in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary, public health and general law. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section