Rep. Zack Stephenson
(Winkler) -Cannabis Management Board and advisory councils established; use and sale reports required; adult use and possession limited and legalized; business licensing, inspection, and regulation provided; testing and labeling of products required; advertisement limited; adult-use sale taxed; grant and loan programs established; data classified; and money appropriated.
**PLEASE NOTE: Testimony, amendments, and discussion will be limited to provisions of the bill within the jurisdiction of the Commerce Committee. The provisions are as follows:
Section 1 – definitions
Secs. 2 and 3 – establishing the Board and Advisory Council
Secs. 4 to 6 – specific duties of the Board
Sec. 7 – duties in relation to environmental standards
Sec. 8 – lawful use and penalties
Secs. 9 to 36 – licensing and operation of adult use market Secs. 37 to 50 – medical cannabis program
Sec. 51 – testing
Secs. 52 to 54 – packaging/labeling/advertisement
Secs. 55 and 56 – social equity applicants and community renewal grants
Sec. 58 – lawful activities
Sec. 59 – civil “dramshop” actions
All sections – various grants
Sec. 1 – cannabis business data
Secs. 23 to 25 – transfer of medical program and task force
Sec. 1, sub. 1 – appropriation for Board
Sec. 1, sub. 7 – appropriation for Dept. of Commerce
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Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003 Committee Documents: Agenda w/Jurisdictional BreakdownHF 600 Author's Amendment - A3 HF 600 - A2 Amendment - O'DriscollAFSCME - Letter of SupportBergman - Letter of SupportHF 600 Bill TextBurriss - Letter of SupportCarey - Letter of SupportCoats - Letter of SupportMinutes - 2/16/21Cregeen - Letter of SupportHewitt - Letter of SupportHouse Research Summary - HF 600Kotrba - Letter of SupportMalak - Letter of SupportMcNearny/Blair - Letter of SupportMLBA - Letter of SupportMMA - Letter MN Chamber of Commerce - Letter of OppositionSAMMn - Letter of OppositionUFCW - Letter of SupportWilson - Letter of SupportWinge - Letter of SupportWebster - Letter of SupportDaub - Letter - OtherMN Trucking Association - Letter of OppositionBanker - Letter of SupportL'Esperance - Letter of SupportDCDC4RC - Letter of SupportSimatic - Letter of SupportStresnak - Letter of SupportNORML - Letter of SupportThomas - Letter of SupportHarcus - Letter of SupportPonce - Letter of SupportSensible Change MN - Letter of SupportElsner-Brown Written TestimonyWright Written Testimony 1 of 2Wright Written Testimony 2 of 2Ondler Written TestimonyMadrid - Written TestimonyMadrid - Written TestimonyMaslowski - Written TestimonyWilken-Simon - Written TestimonyRobinson - Written TestimonyJensen - Written TestimonyHagen - Written TestimonyStresnak - Written TestimonyIdeka Letter of SupportMHLN Letter