Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Kansas, Rally Planned

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Kansas Patients Groups Join Together, Call For Compassionate Cannabis Law In Kansas

Lenexa, Ks – On January 15, 2015, at 1pm, bleedingSeveral Kansas medical cannabis groups, including Bleeding Kansas and Kansas For Change, Sen. Gail Finney, and Sen. David Haley, will be sponsoring a rally in the Topeka capitol rotunda. There will also be a full day of lobbying for patients and caregivers, as they make the rounds of appointments with lawmakers.

They will be asking lawmakers to please support Senate Bill 9 and House Bill 2011 [both filed this month], The Cannabis Compassionate Care Act, currently in the Health and Public Welfare Committee.

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Companion Measures Filed in Kansas to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Lawmakers in Kansas have filed two companion measures in an effort to legalize medical cannabis in their state.Kansas-Flag

The Cannabis Compassion and Care Act (House Bill 2198 and Senate Bill 9) is designed to provide protection for patients, caregivers and physicians from penalties surrounding medical cannabis, and to create safe access points, or compassion centers, for patients to obtain medication.

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