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s_blt_2018a_2018-04-18t14:06:49z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For HB18-1187

SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY
Date Apr 18, 2018      
Location SCR 354



HB18-1187 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:06:58 PM  
Senator Moreno introduced House Bill 18-1187,
concerning Food and Drug Administration approval for certain types of cannabidiol
drugs.  The bill amends the definition of marijuana to exclude prescription
drug products approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration and
dispensed by a pharmacy or prescription drug outlet registered in Colorado.

02:09:35 PM  
Kevin Gallagher, Cannabis Business Alliance, spoke neutrally about the bill.
02:10:22 PM  
Craig Brand, Colorado Biosciences, spoke about a potential amendment to the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.
02:15:12 PM  
Julie Milder, Greenwich Biosciences, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:19:08 PM  
Michelle Walker, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:21:04 PM  
Stacey Linn, Cannability, spoke in favor
of the bill.
02:23:55 PM  
Dr. Milder responded to questions from the committee.
02:26:51 PM  
Amber Wann, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:27:15 PM  
Hunter Buffington, Colorado Hemp Industries
Association, spoke neutrally about the bill.  She provided a handout
to the committee (Attachment A).
02:30:26 PM  
Garrett Graff, Hoban Law Group, spoke neutrally
about the bill.
02:33:03 PM  
Ms. Buffington responded to questions from the committee.
02:34:04 PM  
Tim Gordon, Colorado Hemp Roundtable, spoke
neutrally about the bill.
02:35:20 PM  
Russell Orsborn, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill without amendment.
02:36:04 PM  
Bob Hoban, Hoban Law Group, spoke neutrally
about the bill.  He responded to questions from the committee.
02:37:02 PM  
Mr. Gordon responded to questions from the committee.
02:42:22 PM  
Gina Moore, Colorado Pharmacists Society,
spoke in favor of the bill.
02:45:13 PM  
Chris Wood, representing herself, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:46:25 PM  
Christian Sederberg, Vicente Sederberg, spoke in favor of the bill.
02:50:11 PM  
Jessica Wolfe, Greenwich Biosciences, spoke in favor of the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.
02:54:17 PM  
Senator Cooke made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
02:57:16 PM  
Senator Moreno made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
03:01:22 PM  
Senator Smallwood asked questions of the sponsors.
03:01:38 PM  
Mr. Graff returned to the table to respond
to questions from the committee.


03:06:17 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 18-1187 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Priola
Seconded
Jahn Yes
Kerr Yes
Priola Yes
Smallwood Yes
Williams A. Yes
Neville T. Yes
Tate Yes
Final YES: 7   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS