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Extra Fizz: Medical Marijuana Bill Headed to House Floor

By Erica C. Barnett April 8, 2011

State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles' (D-34) bill to license and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries is now in line to be heard on the house floor, allaying advocates' fears that the legislation was stuck in the house rules committee as of yesterday afternoon. The bill, which would create a regulatory framework for people to grow, process, and sell marijuana for medical purposes, could be heard on the house floor as early as today.
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