Local Lawmakers Sponsor Medical Marijuana Bills

Amber Smith

By Amber Smith | asmith@kq2.com

Published 01/10 2017 05:01PM

Updated 01/10 2017 09:08PM

Two local lawmakers sponsored bills that would legalize medical marijuana in Missouri.

State Rep. Jim Neely, R-Cameron, sponsored HB437 which would allow people with serious medical conditions to use medical marijuana.

He said he supports medical marijuana after watching his daughter lose a tough battle with cancer two years ago.

Neely also said his experience as a physician gives him a unique perspective.

“As a physician,…

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