HB117 (2015) Detail

Relative to providers prescribing cannabis for therapeutic purposes.


HB 117 – AS INTRODUCED

2015 SESSION

15-0159

01/09

HOUSE BILL 117

AN ACT relative to providers prescribing cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

SPONSORS: Rep. Irwin, Sull 9; Rep. Grenier, Sull 7

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill adds physician assistants to the providers who are able to prescribe cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15-0159

01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT relative to providers prescribing cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Definition of “Provider.” Amend RSA 126-X:1, VII(a) to read as follows:

VII.(a) “Provider” means a physician licensed to prescribe drugs to humans under RSA 329 and who possesses certification from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to prescribe controlled substances. “Provider” shall also mean an advanced practice registered nurse licensed pursuant to RSA 326-B:18 and a physician assistant licensed under RSA 328-D.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB117 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB117 Revision: 27577 Date: March 27, 2015, midnight

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