Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-738

EHS 738

Statutory Authority for Laboratory Testing

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ____, the following new section:-

“SECTION __.  Section 34 of chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following sentence at the end thereof:-

“Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a laboratory may possess, store, analyze, process and test medical marijuana and medical marijuana-infused products; provided further, that said laboratory does so in accordance with the department’s regulations and written guidelines governing procedures for quality control and testing of product for potential contaminants.”