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Missouri House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The bill still needs to pass the Senate.

Posted: May 1, 2018 1:24 PM

(JEFFERSON CITY) Legalizing medical marijuana cleared a hurdle in the state legislature.


The Missouri House voted Tuesday to legalize medical marijuana.

The bill allows anyone over 18 with a terminal illness or people with Alzheimer's disease, cancer or post-traumatic stress disorder to use smokeless medical marijuana.

The bill still needs to pass the Senate.

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