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The sponsor of a bill that would legally allow some Tennesseans to use medical cannabis killed the proposal Tuesday.
Speaking to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, said he did not have the support to advance the measure in the upper chamber.
“Unfortunately, I do not have the votes,” Dickerson said.
“Instead of dragging this out interminably … I think the better decision at this point is to put it in the general sub for the summer” he said, referring to the place where legislation dies.
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Dickerson said he was making the decision despite weeks of work on