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Medical cannabis legalization bill approved by Tennessee Senate committee

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2020

On Wednesday, March 11, a Tennessee Senate committee decided to give a restrictive medical cannabis legalization bill the green light. The measure, which is focused on launching a patient program, has replaced a previous chunk of legislation that would have prompted a state Health Department study. ...

Legislation to allow adult-use cannabis sales in Tennessee introduced by lawmaker

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 6, 2020

On January 24, Tennessee Sen. Raumesh Akbari (D-Memphis) introduced a chunk of legislation Jan. 24 that would legalize the use of recreational cannabis across the state. Senate Bill 1849, if approved and effectuated, would permit retail sales among individuals aged 21 and above; the maximum purchase limit pe...

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