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Titles (3)

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Short Titles as Introduced

MEDS Act
Marijuana Effective Drug Studies Act of 2016

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to improve medical research on marijuana.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/20/2016Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
06/20/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]* 06/20/2016
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 06/20/2016
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 06/20/2016

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary06/20/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/20/2016)

Marijuana Effective Drug Studies Act of 2016 or the MEDS Act

This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to:

  • establish, with respect to marijuana research, a new federal registration process that is separate from the process for research involving other schedule I drugs;
  • establish a process for registering persons to manufacture or distribute marijuana for purposes of either research or the commercial production of certain approved drugs containing or derived from marijuana; and
  • modify other requirements related to marijuana research and production.