Summary: S.1008 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.