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H.R. 4802 IH

106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4802 IH

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Mr. SOUDER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on H.R. 4802 IH A BILL To clarify Congressional intent regarding the relationship between State and Federal law governing controlled substances . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it is hereby expressly declared that it is the intent of the Congress to supersede any and all laws of the States and units of local government insofar as they may now or hereafter effectively permit or purport to authorize the use, growing, manufacture, distribution, or importation by an individual or group of marijuana or any controlled substance which differs from the provisions of the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act or regulations issued pursuant thereto. Any law, regulation, or ordinance purporting to establish such different requirement, prohibition, or standard shall be null and void.

 

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HR 912 IH
106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 912
To provide for the medical use of marijuana.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 2, 1999 Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. CAMPBELL, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. OLVER, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. STARK, and Ms. WOOLSEY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A BILL To provide for the medical use of marijuana.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Medical Use of Marijuana Act' .
SEC. 2. CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT .
(a) SCHEDULE- Marijuana is moved from schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act to schedule II of such Act .
(b) PRESCRIPTION OR RECOMMENDATION-
(1) IN GENERAL-
No provision of the Controlled Substances Act shall prohibit or otherwise restrict--
(A) the prescription or recommendation of marijuana by a physician for medical use,
(B) an individual from obtaining and using marijuana from a prescription or recommendation of marijuana
by a physician for medical use by such individual, or
(C) a pharmacy from obtaining and holding marijuana for the prescription or recommendation of marijuana
by a physician for medical use under applicable State law in a State
in which marijuana may be prescribed or recommended by a physician for medical use under applicable State law.
(2) PRODUCTION-
No provision of the Controlled Substances Act shall prohibit or otherwise restrict an entity established by a State,
in which marijuana may be prescribed or recommended by a physician for medical use, for the purpose of producing marijuana for prescription or recommendation by a physician for medical use from producing and distributing marijuana for such purpose.
SEC. 3. FEDERAL FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT .
(a) IN GENERAL- No provision of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act shall prohibit or otherwise restrict--
(1) the prescription or recommendation of marijuana by a physician for medical use,
(2) an individual from obtaining and using marijuana from a prescription or recommendation of marijuana
by a physician for medical use by such individual, or
(3) a pharmacy from obtaining and holding marijuana for the prescription or recommendation of marijuana
by a physician for medical use, in a State in which marijuana may be prescribed or recommended
by a physician for medical use under applicable State law.
(b) PRODUCTION- No provision of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act shall prohibit or otherwise restrict
an entity established by a State, in which marijuana may be prescribed or recommended
by a physician for medical use, for the purpose of producing marijuana for prescription or recommendation
by a physician for medical use from producing and distributing marijuana for such purpose.
SEC. 4. RESEARCH.
The National Institute of Drug Abuse shall make marijuana available for the purposes of an investigational new drug study under section 505(i) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act .
SEC. 5. RELATION OF ACT TO CERTAIN PROHIBITIONS RELATING TO SMOKING.
This Act does not affect any Federal, State, or local law regulating or prohibiting smoking in public.
 

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