Humble said. Legislative attempts have been made by both Republicans and Democrats to lower the unnecessary government fees in the past but to no avail. This marks the first real reform of the AMMA Act since 2010 passing–an extraordinary accomplishment considering our partisan divide.
But the crux of the bill, and the reason it passed, was that it requires dispensaries test their marijuana for harmful toxins like pesticides. Lawmakers have attempted to force testing in past sessions, to no avail, but this time the measure passed unanimously in both chambers. The bill also sets up a 12-member committee made up of representatives from dispensary owners, a cannabis testing association, a cannabis trade group, cultivators and those who manufacture edibles, a patient, a designated caregiver, a health-care provider who specializes in drug treatment disorders, and a representative of the Department of Public Safety, all appointed by the DHS director.
MMJ Medical Marijuana Marijuana Bill Regulation Testing Arizona Sally Kent Peebles Appointed to Florida Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee Kent Peebles is managing partner of the Jacksonville office of Vicente Sederberg LLP, a national firm specializing in cannabis law and policy.
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