DECRIM BILL

As introduced, decriminalizes the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana

SB0256 – Senator Sara Kyle (D)
HB0235 – Representative Gloria Johnson (D)

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB0256.pdf

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB0235.pdf

STATE RECIPROCITY BILL

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.

SB0260 – Senator Sara Kyle (D)
HB0234– Representative Gloria Johnson (D)

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB0260.pdf

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB0234.pdf

Definition Update

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

SB0257  – Senator Sara Kyle (D)
HB1197 – Representative Larry J. Miller (D)

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB0257.pdf

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB1197.pdf

TENNESSEE MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT

As introduced, enacts the “Tennessee Medical Cannabis

SB0486 – Senator Janice Bowling (R)

HB0637 – Representative Ron Travis (R)

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB0486.pdf

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB0637.pdf

Police Can’t Search on Cannabis Smell

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.

SB0279 – Senator Janice Bowling (R)

HB0275 – Representative Jay D. Reedy (R)

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/SB0279.pdf

http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/111/Bill/HB0274.pdf

TRUMP Act

Senator Dickerson