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Another failed effort in Senate to water down medical marijuana amendment

Posted By on Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 2:59 PM

A bill to prohibit edible medical marijuana failed in the Senate today. The vote wa 15-11 in favor, with 24 needed for passage.

Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson rose again today to say the legislature was limited by the amendment approved by voters to adopting regulations "consistent" with the amendment, which clearly provides for edibles and smoking. A bill to prevent the latter failed yesterday.

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