Legislators got their first look at a bill that would legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in the state during interim meetings in Charleston. A controversial proposal, lawmakers are taking their time scrutinizing the legislation before they even decide to present it to the full legislature for consideration when they convene for the 2014 Regular Session in January.
The comprehensive bill is a compilation of medical marijuana laws from multiple other states and sets forth these five provisions:
1. Creation of a Patient Registry