OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

Legislative Office Building, Room 5200

Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 240-0200

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sHB-6715

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA.

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8278

File Copy No.: 878

House Calendar No.: 348

Senate Calendar No.: 633

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 08 $

FY 09 $

Public Health, Dept.

GF - Cost

Indeterminate

None

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The Department of Public Health will incur an indeterminate one-time cost to retain consultant services needed to assist in the conduct of a study of the impact of second-hand palliative marijuana smoke and increased liability costs to hospitals. Actual costs, which may be significant in magnitude, would vary with the scope of the study undertaken, which cannot be determined at this time.

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.