A drop of cannabis oil. Image: Ryan Bushby via Wikimedia Commons

Families desperate to get access to a medicinal oil derived from marijuana urged legislators to legalize it at a tearful hearing Tuesday.

Cannabidiol, also called CBD oil, is banned under federal law but it's legal in states like Colorado where marijuana is legal.

A bill under consideration in Wisconsin would legalize it here. Heather Kluck of Hartford said it's been proven effective in reducing epileptic seizures like the one's her daughter suffers from.

She said making it legal in Wisconsin would allow her daughter and many other children to use the substance under the direction of a local doctor.

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Gilman Halsted ~ Service Links Group via Wisconsin Public Radio ~

 

 

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