Summary: H.R.4498 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4498. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.