The background examine invoice supported by the Division of Well being and Senior Providers and the Part for Medical Marijuana was really agreed and at last handed by the legislature Thursday, Might 14 and despatched to the governor for his signature.
The invoice creates statute that requires facility brokers – like officers, managers, contractors, staff, and different employees and house owners who’ve facility entry to submit fingerprints to the Missouri Freeway Patrol for state and federal background checks. The fingerprints will probably be forwarded to the FBI for a federal data search and the Freeway Patrol will then notify the Division of the outcomes.
The FBI had beforehand made it clear to the Division that they wanted this language to meet the checks for agent ID playing cards.
As of Monday, Might 11, 26 agent IDs functions had been acquired by the Division with 25 permitted. The one with out approval has not been denied.
The invoice was handed with an emergency clause, that means it is going to take impact upon the signature of the governor.
The identical invoice additionally contains the edibles compromise. Edibles packaging in Missouri must be stamped with a diamond containing the letters THC, the letter M beneath to point it’s a medicinal product, and the variety of milligrams of THC within the bundle. The mark shall be positioned on the entrance of the bundle in crimson and white and measure one-half inch by one-half inch.
Additional, the Division can promulgate extra guidelines and laws prohibiting packaging from interesting to minors, which they’ve beforehand executed.
The identical invoice provides “doctor certifications beneath article XIV of the Missouri structure” to beforehand present telehealth statute that requires physicians who use telehealth to interview the affected person, acquire or evaluation medical historical past, and carry out an examination ample for analysis and remedy of the affected person.”
To be clear, that is not a telehealth ban, however a statutory replace.
Learn the invoice right here.