GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.

“Overwhelmingly every single person I interviewed was very pleased at what they’ve done, the quality of life of child, their mom , and their selves, their quality of life has exponentially grown,” Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) said.

Faison represents Cocke and part of Jefferson and Greene Counties. One of the families he met with is the Selmeskis. They moved to give their four-year-old daughter Maggie access to medical marijuana.

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Allie Hinds ~ WJHL.com ~

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