SB 1562 and HB 1039 Regarding Recreational Marijuana

There are two new “recreational marijuana” bills on file for the 2014 legislative session – one in the Senate and a similar measure in the House. Bother bills provide for regulating marijuana and would allow persons over 21 years of age to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and own up to six marijuana plants. It also creates an excise tax on recreational marijuana of $50 per ounce.
SB 1562 – Recreational Marijuana
General Bill by Bullard
Recreational Marijuana: Renaming the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation; creating provisions relating to recreational marijuana; imposing an excise tax on recreational marijuana; prohibiting the use of false identification by persons under 21 years of age for specified activities relating to recreational marijuana; authorizing persons age 21 and over to engage in certain activities involving personal use of marijuana in limited amounts, etc.
Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2015
Last Event: Last Event: 05/02/14 S Died in Regulated Industries on Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM
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Related:
House Bill 1039
General Bill by Bracy (CO-SPONSORS) Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Recreational Marijuana: Imposes excise tax on recreational marijuana; exempts certain activities involving marijuana from use & possession offenses; authorizes persons age 21 & over to engage in certain activities involving personal use of marijuana in limited amounts; provides limits on where persons may engage in specified activities; provides for licensure of marijuana establishments that may engage in manufacture, possession or purchase of marijuana, marijuana products & marijuana accessories or sell marijuana, marijuana products or marijuana accessories to consumer; provides for enforcement; provides for limits on number of retail marijuana stores in localities based on population; provides standards for prospective licensees; provides restrictions on location of marijuana establishments; prohibits certain activities by marijuana establishments; authorizes localities to prohibit one or more types of marijuana establishments; provides an exemption from specified provisions for marijuana research.
Effective Date: July 1, 2015
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee on Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM
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