SB 175 - AS INTRODUCED
SENATE BILL 175
SPONSORS: Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Roy, Rock. 32
COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services
This bill changes the definition of qualifying medical condition for the purposes of the law governing the use of 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
IX.[(a)] "Qualifying medical condition" means [the presence of:
(1) Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pancreatitis, spinal cord injury or disease, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, lupus, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, ulcerative colitis, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or one or more injuries or conditions that has resulted in one or more qualifying symptoms under subparagraph (2); and
(2) A severely debilitating or terminal medical condition or its treatment that has produced at least one of the following: elevated intraocular pressure, cachexia, chemotherapy-induced anorexia, wasting syndrome, agitation of Alzheimer's disease, severe pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects, constant or severe nausea, moderate to severe vomiting, seizures, or severe, persistent muscle spasms; or
(b) "Qualifying medical condition" also means:
(1) Moderate to severe chronic pain.
(2) Severe pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects.
(3) Moderate or severe post-traumatic stress disorder] any condition for which treatment is determined to be necessary by a provider.
|March 12, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|March 27, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 4|
|March 12, 2019||Hearing: 03/12/2019, Room 101, LOB, 02:00 pm; SC 13|
|March 27, 2019||Committee Report: Rereferred to Committee, 03/27/2019; SC 15|
|March 27, 2019||Special Order to the beginning of the regular calendar, Without Objection, MA; 03/27/2019; SJ 10|
|March 27, 2019||Rereferred to Committee, MA, VV; 03/27/2019; SJ 10|
|Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 01/08/2020; SC 47|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 01/08/2020; SJ 1|