Home Legal The long-awaited deal on medical marijuana has been reached by lawmakers. Here are the details.

The long-awaited deal on medical marijuana has been reached by lawmakers. Here are the details.

by Team Marijuana News

Legislative negotiators and lawmakers have come to an agreement on a draft medical marijuana legislation, and are anticipated to ask Gov. Tate Reeves as early as Friday to call the Legislature into a special session sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday.

The details of the proposal on Thursday were released by legislative leaders. The details had been kept closely to the vest for months. For instance cities and counties can “opt out” from having medical marijuana dispensaries or cultivation. However, local voters are able to alter this. For more information, read the article below.

The negotiations have been dragging on for the summer on crafting medical marijuana programs to replace one passed by Mississippi voters in November, but denied in May by the state Supreme Court on a constitutional technicality.

House Speaker Philip Gunn in a Thursday interview on a Supertalk radio show said that he believes that the House and Senate leaders and negotiators are “in agreement” on the draft bill, and he believes both chambers have enough votes to pass such a measure. He said he planned to meet with Lieutenant. Gov. He said he would have a meeting with Lt. Gov.

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