Month: January 2019

Tennessee Cannabis

Tennessee legislator among lawmakers to introduce medical marijuana bill – WREG NewsChannel 3

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 15: Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduces Articles of Impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol November 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Cohen and three other Democratic members of Congress introduced the documents, though the House Judiciary Committee is unlikely to support the effort. (Photo […]

Tennessee Cannabis

TN-congressman sponsored medical marijuana bill would allow states to set their own regulations – WATE 6 On Your Side

Medical Marijuana News WASHINGTON (WATE) – As the new Congress convened and was sworn in Thursday, Jan. 3 on Capitol Hill, a few bills were introduced by U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, who represents Tennessee’s 9th District, along with other lawmakers from across the aisle.  Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Don Young (R-AK) introduced bipartisan legislation […]

Tennessee Cannabis

TN lawmaker believes Medical marijuana bill will pass next year, help combat opioid crisis – WKRN News 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new medical marijuana bill will be proposed in the 2019 legislative session. Its co-sponsor believes the bill has a better chance of passing than in years past.  State Senator Dr. Steve Dickerson has co-sponsored five medical marijuana bills in the Tennessee legislature. He says this new bill has a better […]

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Parents of son suffering from seizures hopes for medical cannabis legalization in 2019 – NewsChannel5.com

The parents of seven-year-old TJ Ramsey hope medical cannabis legalization in Tennessee could help reduce or stop their son’s seizures. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The parents of seven-year-old TJ Ramsey hope medical cannabis legalization in Tennessee could help reduce or stop their son’s seizures. TJ has a condition called Polymicrogyria. It impacts brain development and […]

Tennessee Cannabis

Medical Marijuana Protected Under Democrats’ Spending Bill, But DC Blocked From Legalizing Sales – Forbes

A provision to extend protections a shielding state medical marijuana laws from federal interference is part of a 1,070-page bill the incoming House Democratic majority intends to pass this week as part of a plan to end an ongoing government shutdown. The cannabis protection rider, which has been enacted through appropriations bills since 2014, technically […]