Tennessee Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

Thepl medical use of cannabis extracts for those with epilepsy is now legal in Tennessee, after Governor Bill Haslam signed House Bill 0197 into law Monday.

The bill allows those with seizure disorders to possess and use cannabis extracts – such as tinctures and oils – if they receive a recommendation from a physician. The law requires that the THC percentage in the extracts be no higher than 0.9%. The law unfortunately doesn’t establish a legal means for patients to obtain the medicine.

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