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2019 House Bill 5160: Ban marijuana with vitamin E acetate added
Introduced by Rep. Frank Liberati (D) on October 24, 2019
To ban the sale or processing of marijuana that contains or has been combined with vitamin E acetate, which is implicated in a nationwide rash of lung ailments.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on October 24, 2019
Reported in the House on December 10, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Judiciary.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on December 10, 2019
Reported in the House on January 21, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Beau LaFave (R) on January 30, 2020
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4999, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4999 would prohibit state health officials from promulgating or enforcing a rule that bans the sale, manufacture or use of a vapor product.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on January 30, 2020
Passed 102 to 2 in the House on February 6, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To ban the sale or processing of marijuana that contains or has been combined with vitamin E acetate, which is implicated in a nationwide rash of lung ailments. Violations would be a misdemeanor subject to $10,000 fines. Violations would be misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $10,000.
Received in the Senate on February 11, 2020
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on February 11, 2020

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