Embargo And Destroy Marijuana
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.)