Resolution Number: 1982-B004
Title: Urge the Adoption of Laws Permitting the Medicinal Use of Marijuana
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 67th Convention of the Episcopal Church urges the adoption by Congress and all states of statutes providing that the therapeutic use of marijuana be permitted when deemed medically appropriate by duly licensed medical practitioners.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, New Orleans, 1982 (New York: General Convention, 1983), p. C-140.

Legislative History

Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on Social and Urban Affairs

House of Deputies

Original Text of Resolution:

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The Committee recommended that the resolution be adopted as amended.

Debate followed.

The question was called.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #143)

House of Bishops

On the ninth day, the Secretary read:

HD Message #143 --B-4A, Medical Use of Marijuana.

The House concurred

(Communicated to House of Deputies in HB Message #238)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, September 13.

Abstract:   The 67th General Convention urges the adoption of laws to permit the therapeutic use of marijuana.