TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 27, 2018
A bill that would permit medical cannabis in Tennessee passed the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee today in a 4-3 vote, The Tennessean reports. Voting in favor were Reps. Sherry Jones, D-Nashville, Raumesh Akbari, D-Memphis, and Tilman Goins, R-Morristown, with Speaker Beth Harwell stepping in to break a tie. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, and Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, and it would allow access to cannabis oil-based products for those with serious illnesses.