1) Requiring public disclosure of identity of all investors, instead of just controlling shareholders
2) Eliminating a subsidy of lab test fees for medical dispensaries
3) Banning advertisements
This would flagrantly violate Vermont's constitution.
Somehow, he's considered a "nice guy".
This amendment would specify that if the state tests medical marijuana dispensary products, the testing fees would be paid through license fees, not DPS's regulatory budget.
If the MMJ dispensaries want to sell to the public through "integrated" license, they would have to obtain independent (not state) testing.
Donohue amendment banning cannabis advertisements is next.
I think the existing language in the bill, requiring advertisement approval and imposing a fee, will actually do a better job of stopping advertisements than a ban that, IMO, will get tossed in court.
I await a claim of libertarianism...
Says DRE's are much more accurate than current saliva testing technology.
Passes by voice vote!