JACKSON, Tenn. – There’s apparently a push in this year’s state legislature to legalize the use of medical marijuana.
“I feel that some people need it for cancer cells or relaxation,” said Jamal Staten, a medical marijuana supporter. “I would like the bill to get passed and go into effect immediately.”
State Sen. Janice Bowling and Rep. Ron Travis, both Republicans, announced they will introduce comprehensive legislation to regulate access to medical marijuana.
“I don’t use it, but who knows, maybe one day everybody will have to take it at some point if they’re, if they have a medical situation,” said Kenneth MacQuilliam, who supports the use of medical marijuana.
The proposal would allow qualified patients to obtain medical cards…