Less than 24 hours after a controversial plan to legalize medical marijuana passed the Ohio House of Representatives it moved to the State Senate Wednesday.
Sponsor Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, assured committee members at its first Senate hearing that there are enough protections in the bill to prevent abuse.
Senate committee chairman Bill Coley, R-Liberty Township, said hearings on the bill will continue next week.
The bill would make it legal for a doctor to recommend marijuana to a patient. The patient would be able to buy it in solid and liquid form from a state designated outlet.
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