Tennessee Lawmaker Heads To Colorado In Effort To Promote Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News
Jeremy Faison has been an advocate to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee, even though proposed legislation has failed to get traction in the Republican-dominated legislature.
State Rep. Jeremy Faison is posting pictures of himself on Facebook in marijuana grow rooms and with pot users. He’s in Colorado on a tour related to medical marijuana.
The East Tennessee Republican is uploading interviews with people who moved to Colorado purely so they could treat an ailment with marijuana, like a father whose child has epilepsy and a former 101st Airborne soldier who was shot up in Afghanistan.
“He moved here from Tennessee because he hated the opiates that he was on. And he has found an immense amount of freedom using the cannabis plant,” Faison said.
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