H.R.4498 - A bill to provide for the therapeutic use of marijuana in situations involving life-threatening illnesses and to provide adequate supplies of marijuana for such use.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKinney, Stewart B. [R-CT-4] (Introduced 09/16/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/18/1981 Referred to Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4498 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/16/1981)
Amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish in the Department of Health and Human Services the Office for the Supply of Internationally Controlled Drugs, to be responsible for regulating the domestic production of marihuana and the distribution of marihuana for medical, scientific, and research purposes.
Establishes procedures for the production of medicinal marihuana.
Permits the distribution of medicinal marihuana only to hospitals and pharmacies registered to dispense schedule II controlled substances for the purposes of treating glaucoma or the nausea of cancer patients or research approved under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.