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TN. Hemp, Cannabis and Marijuana Bills

Filed Bills

                                    Hemp  

    SB0357
by Southerland    Agriculture  -                                                          As introduced,  requires the commissioner of agriculture to submit a plan to the federal  government for Tennessee to have primary regulatory authority over hemp  production in this state as authorized by the federal Agricultural  Improvement Act of 2018; establishes an administrative framework for the  plan.                                                     

    

 SB0005
by Niceley    Agriculture  -                                                          As introduced,  extends the duration of an industrial hemp grower's license from one  year to two years.                                                      

   

 SB0006
by Niceley    Agriculture, Dept. of  -                                                          As introduced,  requires the department to make an annual report to the house  agriculture and natural resources committee and the senate energy,  agriculture and natural resources committee concerning the number of  industrial hemp licenses applied for and issued during the prior year  and the number of acres under cultivation in the prior year.                                                          


SB0279
by Bowling    Search & Seizure  -                                                          As introduced,  specifies that industrial hemp and products derived from industrial  hemp, other than isolated THC, are not subject to scheduling as a  controlled substance and are not subject to forfeiture based solely on  their composition; applies that specification to hemp and hemp-derived  products if the state obtains primacy to regulate hemp production under  the 2018 Farm Bill; prohibits police searches based solely on the odor  of cannabis.                                                          


HB0274
by Reedy    Search & Seizure  -                                                          As introduced,  specifies that industrial hemp and products derived from industrial  hemp, other than isolated THC, are not subject to scheduling as a  controlled substance and are not subject to forfeiture based solely on  their composition; applies that specification to hemp and hemp-derived  products if the state obtains primacy to regulate hemp production under  the 2018 Farm Bill; prohibits police searches based solely on the odor  of cannabis.                                                          


SB0360
by Southerland    Tobacco, Tobacco Products  -                                                          As introduced,  expands the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco and Vapor Products Act  and other laws concerning juveniles' access to tobacco and vaping  products to apply to hemp for smoking.                                                


 

Marijuana  


 SB0256
by Kyle    Criminal Offenses  -                                                          As introduced,  decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.                                                          


HB0235
by Johnson G    Criminal Offenses  -                                                          As introduced,  decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.                                                          


HB0014
by Cepicky    Controlled Substances  -                                                          As introduced,  expands enhanced penalties for the sale of controlled substances in a  drug-free school zone to include the distribution of one-half ounce or  less of marijuana.                                                          


HB0015
by Cepicky    Controlled Substances  -                                                          As introduced,  expands enhanced penalties for the sale of controlled substances in a  drug-free school zone to include the distribution of one-half ounce or  less of marijuana; reduces drug-free school zone distances from 1,000  feet to 500 feet in counties having a population of 300,000 or more.                                                          


SB0260
by Kyle    Controlled Substances  -                                                          As introduced,  declares that a person who holds a valid medical marijuana patient  identification card issued by another state does not commit an offense  in this state if the person possesses, or distributes to another  cardholder, marijuana not in excess of one-half ounce.                                                          


HB0234
by Johnson G    Controlled Substances  -                                                          As introduced,  declares that a person who holds a valid medical marijuana patient  identification card issued by another state does not commit an offense  in this state if the person possesses, or distributes to another  cardholder, marijuana not in excess of one-half ounce.                                                          


SB0257
by Kyle    Controlled Substances  -                                                          As introduced,  updates the definition of "marijuana" for purposes of taxation on  unauthorized substances to match the definition of "marijuana" as it  applies to criminal offenses.                                                      

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