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s_blt_2016a_2016-05-04t14:03:16z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 05/04/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1436



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1436 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:11 PM -- HB 16-1436



Senator Newell introduced House Bill 16-1436, concerning edible marijuana products. The bill requires the Marijuana Enforcement Division in the Department of Revenue to promulgate rules that prohibit the production and sale of edible medical marijuana-infused and retail marijuana products shaped like a human, animal, or fruit.





02:13 PM --
Tyler Henson, Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, spoke about the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:18 PM --
Lewis Koski, Department of Revenue, Marijuana Enforcement Division, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:28 PM --
Dr. Larry Wolk, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, spoke in favor of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.



02:40 PM --
John Faught, The Kempe Foundation, spoke in support of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.





02:50 PM



The committee members made closing comments on the merits of the bill.



02:53 PM



Senator Holbert made closing comments.


BILL: HB16-1436
TIME: 02:55:28 PM
MOVED: Newell
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1436 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 7-2.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
No
Neville T.
No
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 2 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS
















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