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Kansas Governor Blasts ‘Ridiculous’ Medical Marijuana Ban In Annual Speech, With GOP Senate Leader Committing To Hearings [Video]

The governor of Kansas came out strongly against the state’s ongoing criminalization of medical marijuana on Tuesday, blasting the “ridiculous” laws that criminalize patients. And following the speech, a top GOP senator whose been skeptical about reform committed to at least holding hearings on the issue this session.

In her annual State of the State address, Gov. Laura Kelly (D) said that there’s a “commonsense way to improve health care here in Kansas—and that’s to finally legalize medical marijuana.”

Because we haven’t yet legalized medical marijuana, every day, thousands of Kansans are forced to choose between breaking the law and living more comfortably. It’s an unbearable choice – and an unnecessary one. #ksleg #SOTS

— Governor Laura Kelly (@GovLauraKelly) January 25, 2023

She cited a recent example of a terminally ill man whose hospital room was raidedby police and who was given a later-rescinded citation to appear in court over possession of a cannabis vape and …

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North Carolina General Assembly will revisit medical marijuana [Video]

Medical marijuana is back up for debate in the North Carolina General Assembly. Senator Bill Rabon’s Compassionate Care Act was the first bill filed in the NC Senate during the new legislative session.Thanks for stopping by Queen City News' YouTube channel! We’re proud to bring you local stories, breaking news, in-depth investigations, Charlotte-area weather, and more! Subscribe to Queen City News YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/QueenCityNewsWatch more Queen City News videos: https://www.qcnews.com/ Visit our other social media channels!https://facebook.com/YQCNewshttps://twitter.com/Queen_City_Newshttps://www.instagram.com/fox46charlotte/