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BB0E0D2568D64873872583B50075E5D9 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-013

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & INSURANCE
Date Mar 6, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-013 - Lay Over


02:28:10 PM  
Representative Lontine recessed the committee.
 
02:33:45 PM  
Representative Lontine called the meeting
back to order.
02:34:40 PM  
Representative Hooton and Representative
Ransom, bill sponsors, presented Senate Bill 19-013 to the committee.  The
bill creates a statutory right to use medical marijuana for a patient with
a condition for which a physician could prescribe an opiate for pain.  The
bill creates the same rights, limitations, affirmative defense, and exceptions
from criminal laws for these conditions as the constitutional right to
use medical marijuana for other debilitating conditions.    

02:45:03 PM  
Representative Lontine proceeded with witness testimony on the bill.
02:48:43 PM  
Diane Robinson, Colorado Senior Lobby,
testified in support of the bill.  
02:48:56 PM  
Amanda Bent, Drug Policy Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
02:51:36 PM  

Marcus Najem, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

02:55:09 PM  
Kelly Sloan, Colorado Society of Addiction Medicine, testified in opposition to the bill and responded to committee questions.
03:02:10 PM  
Kenny Breeding, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
03:03:53 PM  
Melanie Rose Rodgers, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:06:39 PM  
Michael Neil, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:08:19 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:13:15 PM  
Shawn Coleman, Drug Policy Alliance, testified in support of the bill.
03:19:20 PM  
Julie Richardson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:21:34 PM  
Fran Maes, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, testified in support of the bill.
03:24:07 PM  
Michelle Walker, Safe Access Colorado, testified in support of the bill.
03:27:19 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:46:10 PM  
Katie Peterson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:49:26 PM  
David Wasserman, Southern Colorado Cannabis Council, testified in support of the bill.
03:52:38 PM  
Bridget Dandaraw Seritt, CannaPatient Resource Center, testified in support of the bill.
03:56:05 PM  
Amy Silverman, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
03:58:48 PM  
The witness panel responded to committee questions.
03:59:54 PM  
Samantha Prock, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:03:12 PM  
Jennifer Goodrum, Colorado Dental Association, testified in a neutral capacity on the bill.
04:04:30 PM  
Jon Gray, representing himself, testified in support of the bill.
04:06:45 PM  
Autumn Brooks, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.
04:09:42 PM  

Representative Lontine commented on the bill.  Representative Ransom and Representative Hooton gave closing comments on the bill.

04:14:59 PM  
Representative Lontine laid the bill over for action at a later date.






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