Arizona House Panel OKs Bill to Legalize Extracts Under Medical Marijuana Law
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Arizona House Panel OKs Bill to Legalize Extracts Under Medical Marijuana Law

HB 2149 spells out that the 2010 law that allows marijuana to be used for medical purposes also legalized anything made from the resins.

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February 27, 2019

PHOENIX — A House committee voted Wednesday to ensure that edible forms of marijuana remain available for sale in Arizona, no matter what the Arizona Supreme Court eventually decides.

HB 2149 would spell out that the 2010 voter-approved law that allows marijuana to be used for medical purposes also legalized anything made from the resins. That can include something as simple as a tincture that a parent can give a sick child or more complex and commercial products like gummy bears and chocolate bars containing tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive elements of marijuana.

The 5-2 vote by the House Committee on Public Safety came over the objections of Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk.

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