An Act To Require a License for the Possession, Sale, Cultivation or Transportation of Marijuana for Recreational Use
CONCEPT DRAFT SUMMARY
This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.
This bill proposes to further regulate the cultivation, transportation, sale and possession of marijuana and marijuana products by:
1. Establishing tiered licenses, issued by the State, for possession, cultivation and sale based on quantity.
The cost of a tiered license would increase progressively based on the quantity possessed, cultivated or sold;
2. Requiring a state-issued license for the transportation of marijuana or marijuana products by motor vehicle, watercraft or airplane within the State;
3. Prohibiting from possessing or using marijuana or marijuana products and subjecting to random drug testing certain persons, including health care workers such as physicians and nurses, commercial truck drivers, passenger or commercial vessel operators, taxi drivers, law enforcement officials, correctional officers and emergency first responders; and
4. Allowing nonresidents to purchase a temporary possession license.