Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana bill clears House hurdle

    From the Sun Sentinel —


    With bipartisan backing, a Florida House panel voted to legalize a non-euphoric brand of marijuana which supporters say could help thousands of children suffering from epileptic seizures.


    It is the first time the Florida Legislature has advanced any type of medical marijuana legalization effort – and comes as other states and Florida voters themselves are prompting wholesale changes to drug laws.


    The House Criminal Justice Committee spent two hours listening to doctors, parents and advocates for medical marijuana testify that children whose brains are ravaged by painful and eventually lethal seizures have seen dramatic turnarounds in places like Colorado, where the particular no-high brand….MORE HERE