Idaho House Approves Bill Allowing Use of Marijuana Derivative

Idaho House Approves Bill Allowing Use of Marijuana Derivative

If approved, Idahoans would be allowed to legally possess and use the oil for medical purposes for themselves or their minor children.

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March 1, 2018
Idaho Statesman

Idaho's House has advanced a bill allowing residents to use oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho as long as the product is prescribed by a licensed practitioner.

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If approved, Idahoans would be allowed to legally possess and use the oil for medical purposes for themselves or their minor children. An earlier version of the bill said Idahoans must apply for a cannabidiol registration card to use the oil, but that requirement was dropped.

House members on Wednesday passed the measure on a 59-11 vote. It must now pass the Senate before it can head to the governor's desk.

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