State Lawmakers Debate Medical Marijuana

Advocates of medical marijuana scored another small victory this week in Richmond.

A Senate committee voted to allow cancer patients to use an oil derived from the cannabis plant – a medication that can already be used, legally, in patients with epilepsy.  Studies suggest cannabidiol may help to fight breast, colon, brain, lung and other cancers while reducing the side effects of conventional chemotherapy.

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