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Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marihuana, and for other purposes.


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05/02/2017Introduced in Senate

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05/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary05/02/2017 Referred to

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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.