Kansas Solons Hoping For Hearing On Legal Pot

Two Kansas lawmakers who have introduced medical marijuana bills every year since 2009 say there’s a chance the the bill will make way again at a hearing and there is a possibility that it will be approved, finally.

The bills filed by Sen. David Haley, a Kansas City Democrat, and Rep. Gail Finney, a Wichita Democrat, would allow some patients with chronic illnesses to legally obtain and use marijuana.  The Senate’s Public Health and Welfare Committee plans to conduct new informational hearings on Wednesday and Thursday to hear from supporters and foes, respectively.

To date, states where marijuana is legal for recreational use are Colorado and Washington, initially, and Oregon and Alaska were next.

To read more, visit http://ksn.com/2015/01/18/kansas-lawmakers-hope-for-hearing-on-medical-marijuana-bills/

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