Medical cannabis has gotten further than ever before in the Tennessee legislature.
And that’s still not very far.
A single subcommittee voted in favor of a bill that would allow prescriptions for patients to use cannabis oils in edibles or through vaping, though not smoking the plant form. To even get there required a rare tie-breaker by the Speaker of the House, herself.
In this week's edition of The Tri-Star State, WPLN’s Blake Farmer and state capitol reporter Chas Sisk talk about whether this effort goes any further this year.