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Department Of Revenue Seize Destroy Marijuana Unauthorized Pesticide

Concerning the department of revenue's authority over marijuana that contains chemical contaminants, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2016 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

The bill allows the department of revenue to seize and destroy medical and retail marijuana that testing shows contains harmful contaminants, as determined by rules promulgated by the department of public health and environment, or unauthorized pesticides. The marijuana establishment can request a hearing to contest the results of the test. The bill appropriates $23,753 from the marijuana cash fund for the department of law's provision of legal services to the department of revenue in connection with implementation of the act.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. K. Becker
Sen. J. Cooke



Rep. C. Duran, Rep. G. Klingenschmitt, Rep. J. Melton, Rep. P. Rosenthal, Rep. S. Ryden

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