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Embargo And Destroy Marijuana

Concerning the state licensing authority's ability to act regarding the movement of marijuana in certain circumstances to protect the public.
2023 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

The bill authorizes the executive director of the department of revenue (state licensing authority) to:

  • Issue an administrative hold on the movement of medical or retail marijuana pending an investigation;
  • Embargo medical or retail marijuana when the state licensing authority finds objective and reasonable grounds to believe that the health, safety, or welfare of the public imperatively requires emergency action; and
  • Order the destruction of embargoed medical or retail marijuana after notice and opportunity for a hearing and pursuant to standards and processes that the state licensing authority establishes by rule .

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/23/2023 Signed Act PDF
    03/16/2023 Final Act PDF
    03/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    03/03/2023 Revised PDF
    02/03/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    02/02/2023 Engrossed PDF
    01/09/2023 Introduced PDF
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