West Virginia lawmaker wants to legalize medical marijuana

By CRISSY CLUTTER, WOWK-TV

 

It’s been a called a gateway drug by some. Others claim it’s the only treatment that works.

The debate over legalizing medical marijuana has come to West Virginia. Monday, Del. Mike Manypenny, D-Taylor, presented House Bill 4498.

The bill would allow patients with a wide variety of serious, debilitating conditions, such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and severe pain, to use medical marijuana with prescription from a doctor.

 

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