Pharmacy freedom; food stamps for marijuana; home-grown pot and deliveries; & wine-to-your-door too

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Pharmacy freedom; food stamps for marijuana; home-grown pot and deliveries; & wine-to-your-door too

 

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House Bill 1361 Prohibit health plans from restricting access to pharmacies: Passed 34 to 31 in the House on 4/14/2016

To prohibit health plans from limiting or restricting a covered person's ability to select a pharmacy or pharmacist of their choice.

House Bill 1255 Prohibit the use of Electronic Benefits Cards (EBT) in certain locations: Passed 28 to 7 in the Senate on 4/16/2015

To define a list of locations and businesses where the use of EBT cards is prohibited, including liquor establishments, gaming establishments, and businesses involved in state legalized marijuana.

House Bill 1211 Create a licensing framework for marijuana-delivery companies: Passed 48 to 17 in the House on 4/14/2016

To create a process and requirements for state and local marijuana transporter licenses. A marijuana transporter is a third party that provides logistics, distribution, and storage of medical and retail marijuana and marijuana-infused products for a retail business.

Senate Bill 080 Impose a restriction on home-based marijuana growers: Passed 54 to 11 in the House on 4/16/16

To require home growers of marijuana to put the crops in an enclosed space beyond the reach of minors.

House Bill 1271 Allow wineries to deliver their products to customers directly: Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on 5/2/2016

To allow certain wineries with special shipping permits to deliver their wine directly to consumers without being forced to use a common carrier (such as UPS, FedEx or the Postal Service).

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