MMJ Supporters Disappointed With Kansas Bill

March 16, 2017
KAKE - Kansas
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Kansas

Last week, a Kansas Senate committee endorsed a measure that would let doctors and physicians prescribe "non-intoxicating" medicine derived from a marijuana chemical compound.

Supporters called it a step forward for medical marijuana use in the state. But opponents, including actual marijuana advocacy groups, fear it won't do much.

An amendment took out a measure that would legalize the use of cannabis for certain medical conditions. It was replaced with Senate Bill 155, which would allow medical professionals to prescribe and dispense "non-intoxicating cannabinoid medicine." The bill does not define non-intoxicating.

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