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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 385         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 425

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act Relative to Controlled Substances.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Joyce A. Spiliotis

12th Essex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 385        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 425

By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 425) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the classification of certain controlled substances.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2037 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act Relative to Controlled Substances.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Subsection (a) of Class B of Section 31 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following new subdivision:

              (9) Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa), or any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of kratom, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with kratom

              SECTION 2. Subsection (e) of Class C of Section 31 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following items: 

              (17) Salvia Divinorum

              (18) Salvinorin A

              (19) Catha Edulis

              SECTION 3.  Section 1 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, shall be amended by adding, at the end of clause 12, the following subsection:

              (p) blunt wrappers

              (q) rose bud smoking pipes

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