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Regulated Natural Medicine Implementation

Concerning measures to support the implementation of the state's regulated natural medicine program.
2024 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Regarding the regulation of natural medicine, the act:

  • Authorizes the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies to approve facilitator education and training programs;
  • Exempts facilitator education and training programs from regulation as private educational schools;
  • Updates rule-making by the department of public health and environment and the state licensing authority related to laboratory testing and certification of natural medicine products;
  • Prohibits individuals, rather than all persons, from having a financial interest in more than 5 natural medicine business licenses;
  • Authorizes the state licensing authority to promulgate rules regarding requirements for the destruction of natural medicine or natural medicine products;
  • Clarifies that a person may operate a natural medicine testing facility at the same location as a regulated marijuana testing facility; and
  • Specifies which transfers and distributions of regulated natural medicine and regulated natural medicine products are authorized between persons licensed as healing centers, facilitators, natural medicine cultivation facilities, and natural medicine manufacturers.

APPROVED by Governor June 6, 2024

EFFECTIVE June 6, 2024
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/06/2024 Signed Act PDF
    05/13/2024 Final Act PDF
    05/06/2024 Rerevised PDF
    05/05/2024 Revised PDF
    04/17/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    04/16/2024 Engrossed PDF
    04/04/2024 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details