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Food And Drug Administration Cannabidiol Drug Use

Concerning the lawful use of a prescription drug that contains cannabidiol that is approved by the United States food and drug administration.
2018 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Marijuana - dispense prescription approved by FDA. The act 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 by the state of Colorado. The act also specifies that the change does not restrict or otherwise affect regulation of or access to:

  • Marijuana that is authorized by the Colorado constitution and statutes; or
  • Industrial hemp and derivatives therefrom, as authorized by the Colorado constitution and statutes.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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