ASSEMBLY, No. 3971

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED MAY 17, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman† ANNETTE QUIJANO

District 20 (Union)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Permits certain individuals from other jurisdictions access to medical marijuana in accordance with State law.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

 


An Act concerning medical marijuana and supplementing Title 24 of the Revised Statutes.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† A qualifying patient or a primary caregiver from another jurisdiction may engage in conduct authorized for a qualifying patient or a primary caregiver under P.L.2009, c.307 (C.24:6I-1 et al.) and P.L.2015, c.158 (C.18A:40-12.22 et al.), provided that the qualifying patient or primary caregiver possesses a valid medical marijuana certification from a jurisdiction that authorizes the medical use of marijuana and a valid driverís license or other photographic identification issued by the other jurisdiction, and the patient or primary caregiver would otherwise qualify as a qualifying patient or primary caregiver pursuant to P.L.2009, c.307 (C.24:6I-1 et al.).

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill permits certain individuals from other jurisdictions access to medical marijuana in accordance with State law.

†††† Under the bill, qualifying medical marijuana patients or primary caregivers from other jurisdictions are permitted to access medical marijuana in this State and engage in any conduct related to medical marijuana that is authorized under New Jersey law, provided that the patient or primary caregiver possesses a valid medical marijuana certification from a jurisdiction that authorizes the medical use of marijuana and a valid driverís license or other photographic identification issued by the other jurisdiction, and the patient or primary caregiver would otherwise qualify as a qualifying patient or primary caregiver pursuant to P.L.2009, c.307 (C.24:6I-1 et al.).