North Dakota Bills Would Improve Medical Marijuana Access
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North Dakota Bills Would Improve Medical Marijuana Access

A proposal in the statehouse would remove a barrier for physicians to recommend medical marijuana.

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February 11, 2019
KFGO

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota lawmakers are considering proposals that would make it easier for patients to get doctor approval for medical marijuana.

Advocates say getting approval has been an issue. One reason is that state law requires doctors who certify a patient to assert that medical marijuana will help that person. The medical community says that puts many doctors in an uncomfortable position.

A proposal that appears headed for a floor vote in the House would remove that requirement.

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