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Compassionate Medicinal Marijuana Act of 2014

House joins medical marijuana debate this session

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As the House met in full session Wednesday morning, patient advocates were abuzz about a new amendment allowing terminally ill patients to use medicinal marijuana. State Rep. Matt Gaetz tried to attach it to the bill that would create the Right to Try Act, which would allow patients to use experimental drugs and devices that have completed only the first phase of clinical trials. It marked the first time this session the House had discussed medicinal marijuana on the floor of…

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