Physicians; advertising. (HB1826)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health care professionals; advertising. Prohibits a health care professional from including in any advertisement a reference to marijuana, unless such advertisement is for the treatment of addiction or substance abuse. However, a person registered with the Board of Pharmacy to issue written certifications for the use of cannabidiol or THC-A oil may include such information in an advertisement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101732D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/16/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1826)
01/21/2019Referred from Courts of Justice
01/21/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/31/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (19-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19104997D-H1
02/01/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1826H1)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104997D-H1
02/04/2019Amendments by Delegate Orrock agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB1826EH1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19104997D-EH1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (86-Y 11-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1826EH1)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/08/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2019Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (92-Y 5-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1826ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1826ER)
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
02/22/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 656 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0656)