Tennessee: Medical Marijuana Sponsor Says Governor Will Sign Bill, But Governor's Office Says Otherwise
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Tennessee: Medical Marijuana Sponsor Says Governor Will Sign Bill, But Governor's Office Says Otherwise

"The last time I was with him, he assured me he would sign this bill," Senator Janice Bowling told News 2.

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March 21, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - - One of the state Senate sponsors of legalizing medical marijuana says Governor Bill Lee will sign her bill, but the governor's office carefully disputes that characterization.  

"The last time I was with him, he assured me he would sign this bill," Senator Janice Bowling told News 2 on Wednesday. 

She indicated it was about two weeks ago during an economic development trip with the governor to her district. 

Lee has repeatedly voiced opposition to legalizing medical marijuana or cannabis both in his campaign and most recently on Feb. 11. 

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