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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 28, 2018
With minor amendments, the bill to allow medical cannabis for certain patients with serious illnesses in Tennessee has passed a second House committee, The Tennessean reports. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Crosby, advanced from the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee with a 9-2 vote. Changes made to the bill include elimination a provision that would allow people to obtain medical cannabis cards from other states in order to hold cannabis in Tennessee, and removal of two of the acceptable illnesses.