Medical marijuana overhaul on brink of collapse


HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Regulation of Montana’s booming medical marijuana industry teetered on the brink of collapse amid intense bargaining Wednesday by lawmakers seeking a bipartisan compromise.

Senators scrambled for the two-thirds majority now needed to pass the measure after lengthy last-minute rewrites forced lawmakers to miss procedural deadlines.

This latest hurdle is one of many that could cause the regulation in Senate Bill 423 to go up in smoke. Even if the measure clears the Senate, House Republican leaders have said they don’t support the Senate’s overhaul attempt and remain ardent supporters of banning the medical marijuana altogether.

Read more: http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Medical-marijuana-overhaul-on-brink-of-collapse-1314492.php#ixzz1I7Faf3UU

 

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