S.1008 - Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] (Introduced 05/02/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1008 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/02/2017)
Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017
This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act (CSA):
- to add definitions for the terms "cannabidiol," "cannabidiol-rich plants," and "tetrahydrocannabinol concentration";
- to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marijuana; and
- to remove cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from coverage under the CSA.
It also specifies that no provision of this bill prohibits or restricts the use, production, or distribution of marijuana in a state in which such activities are legal under state law.