Misuse of Drugs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 7) (Jersey) Order 2018

Made                                                                    21st December 2018

Coming into force                                                     1st January 2019

THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES, in pursuance of Articles 12, 13 and 27 of the Misuse of Drugs (Jersey) Law 1978[1], and after consultation with the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, orders as follows –

1        Amendment of Misuse of Drugs (Designation) (Jersey) Order 1989

In the Schedule to the Misuse of Drugs (Designation) (Jersey) Order 1989[2] –

(a)     in paragraph 1(a) of Part 1, for the entries from “Cannabinol” to “Cannabis resin” there is substituted –

“Cannabinol (not falling within paragraph 5 of Part 2)

Cannabinol derivatives (not falling within paragraph 5 of Part 2), other than dronabinol or a stereoisomer of dronabinol

Cannabis (not falling within paragraph 4 or 5 of Part 2)

Cannabis resin (not falling within paragraph 5 of Part 2)”;

(b)     at the end of Part 2, after paragraph 4, there is inserted –

5      A controlled drug (not falling within paragraph 4) that –

(a)     is –

(i)      cannabinol,

(ii)      a cannabinol derivative, other than dronabinol or a stereoisomer of dronabinol,

(iii)     cannabis, or

(iv)     cannabis resin; and

(b)     constitutes or is contained in a medicinal product, as defined by Article 2 of the Medicines (Jersey) Law 1995[3], that is manufactured –

(i)      in compliance with the principles and guidelines of good manufacturing practice laid down by Commission Directive 2003/94/EC of 8 October 2003 laying down the principles and guidelines of good manufacturing practice in respect of medicinal products for human use and investigational medicinal products for human use (OJ L 262, 14.10.2003, p. 22) as amended[4] from time to time, and

(ii)      by a manufacturer who holds a certificate of good manufacturing practice issued under Article 111(5) of Directive 2001/83/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 November 2001 on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use (OJ L 311, 28.11.2001, p. 67) as amended[5] from time to time.”.

2        Amendment of Misuse of Drugs (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2009

In the Misuse of Drugs (General Provisions) (Jersey) Order 2009[6] –

(a)     after Article 20 there is inserted –

“20A Prohibition of smoking of medicinal products related to cannabis

(1)     This Article applies to a controlled drug or medicinal product that is a Schedule 2 drug by virtue of paragraph 10 of that Schedule.

(2)     A person must not take the controlled drug or medicinal product by smoking it, or administer it by the smoking of it.

(3)     Nothing in this Article is to be read as limiting Article 11(c) of the Law.”;

(b)     in paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 1, for the entries “Cannabinol”, “Cannabinol derivatives except dronabinol and except any sterio-isomer of dronabinol” and “Cannabis (not being the substance specified in paragraph 10 of Schedule 4) and cannabis resin” there is substituted –

“Cannabinol (not falling within paragraph 10 of Schedule 2)

Cannabinol derivatives (not falling within paragraph 10 of Part 2), other than dronabinol or a stereoisomer of dronabinol

Cannabis (not falling within paragraph 10 of Schedule 2 or within paragraph 10 of Schedule 4)

Cannabis resin (not falling within paragraph 10 of Schedule 2)”;

(c)     at the end of Schedule 2, after paragraph 9, there is inserted –

“10     A controlled drug constituting or contained in a medicinal product, if and to the extent that the drug and the medicinal product fall within paragraph 5 of Part 2 of the Schedule to the Misuse of Drugs (Designation) (Jersey) Order 1989[7].”.

3        Citation

This Order may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 7) (Jersey) Order 2018.

4        Commencement

(1)     This Order, except Article 2, comes into force on 1st January 2019.

(2)     Article 2 comes into force immediately following the commencement of the other provisions of this Order.

Deputy R.J. Renouf of St. Ouen

Minister for Health and Social Services

 

 

 

 


 

 



[1]                                    chapter 08.680

[2]                                    chapter 08.680.40

[3]                                    chapter 20.625

[4] Available on EUR-Lex at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/  - searchable by Regulation number and year, or by Official Journal publication details.

[5] Available on EUR-Lex at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/  - searchable by Regulation number and year, or by Official Journal publication details.

[6]                                    chapter 08.680.60

[7]                                    chapter 08.680.40


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