The “Medical Cannabis Only Act of 2018” requires all qualifying patients to be registered through an online verification system. Patients will have to present their registration card before making a purchase. If the bill is passed, cannabis establishments and law enforcement will be able to tell how much product the patient is allowed, how much they’ve purchased for the month and where the product was purchased. Once they reach their distribution limit for the month, patients will not be allowed to purchase until the next month. If they obtain more than the allotted amount, criminal drug possession charges will apply.
Lawmakers in Tennessee are proposing a bill to legalize the use of medicinal cannabis oil for qualifying patients. Do you support this bill? Why or why not?
“I think that is perfectly fine to be passed if it is for people who actually need the medicine and not just given out kind of like pain pills and stuff like that are today,” Lexi Smith, freshman, pre-pharmacy.
“I feel like it would be a decent idea