By Kate Bell
Early Monday morning, the The bill now heads to Gov. Brownback’s desk, and will become law if he does not veto it within 10 days.
Unfortunately, the legislature did not pass any type of protections for medical marijuana patients, although it considered several bills to do so. The House did pass a bill, sponsored by Rep. John Wilson, which would have allowed patients to use low-THC medical cannabis and provided for in-state access. Although those provisions did not pass the Senate, it is significant because this is the first time any type of medical marijuana bill was passed by either chamber of the Kansas Legislature.
If you are a Kansas resident, please ask your legislators to consider a comprehensive medical marijuana bill next year.
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