The new Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill (PDF) went into full effect July 1, 2016, integrating the medical cannabis market with the current retail marijuana market.
- Clarify what is meant by the medical use of cannabis.
- Better protect qualifying patients by regulating medical cannabis products to ensure a safe, adequate, and consistent supply
- Allow for tax breaks for medical cannabis patients who are entered into the authorization database
- Provide protection from arrest and prosecution for medical cannabis patients who are entered into the authorization database.