Tennessee Medical Cannabis Bill – Committee Hearing 12/1/2015

Dec 11

Tennessee Medical Cannabis Bill – Committee Hearing 12/1/2015

Tennessee Senate Bill 1248, sponsored by Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville, anesthesiologist), was the recent subject of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee Summer Study on December 1, 2015.  This bill would legalize medical cannabis for limited debilitating medical conditions.  The Committee heard testimony from many opponents and supporters of the bill.  The following is a video of the full hearing.  Testimony from supporters Meg Sanders (CEO – Mindful), Dr. Kim Vera (Pediatric Cardiologist – VUMC), Allison Barker Watson (former Assistant District Attorney – 13th Judicial District), and Professor Robert Mikos (Vanderbilt School of Law) begins at 1:33:20.

Senate Health and Welfare Committee Summer Study, SB1248, 12/1/2015