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West Virginia Senate passes medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Senate Bill 386 — the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act — would create a state cannabis commission that would be responsible for developing policies and regulations to make medical cannabis available to qualifying patients.
Registered physicians would be allowed to prescribe marijuana for patients suffering from a list of conditions, including chronic diseases, muscle spasms and seizures.
The bill passed 28-6 with an amendment from Sen. Charles Trump, R-Morgan. The amendment includes post-traumatic stress disorder among the conditions which medical marijuana could be considered as a qualifying medical condition.
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