NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Do efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee stand a chance?
There is growing momentum to make cannabis oil available for a long list of ailments, from cancer to arthritis to Parkinson’s and PTSD. There’s also stiff opposition.
News 2 investigates the growing debate over medical marijuana in Tennessee on Thursday in every newscast.
Stories include the politics of pot and where the candidates for governor stand, a local hemp farmer who is taking advantage of a state research program, veterans who believe cannabis oil is helping them, and personal stories of local families, including the parents of a 9 year old boy who has seizures.
We’ll also share the concerns of people who believe medical marijuana will lead to serious drug abuse. Law enforcement is divided on this issue.
You’ll see both sides of the debate – from people fighting on a grassroots level for legalization to those fighting against it.
Reports will air all day