All Day Thursday: Medical Marijuana Gets New Allies, Opponents Across Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Do efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee stand a chance? There is growing momentum to make cannabis oil available for a long list of ailments, from cancer to arthritis to Parkinson’s and PTSD.

There’s also stiff opposition.

All day Thursday, we investigated the growing debate over medical marijuana in Tennessee, taking a look at both sides of the story – from people fighting on a grassroots level for legalization to those fighting against it.

Stories include the politics of pot and where the candidates for governor stand, a local hemp farmer who is taking advantage of a state research program, veterans who believe cannabis oil is helping them, and personal stories of local families, including the parents of a 9-year-old boy who has seizures.

We also shared the concerns of people who believe medical marijuana will lead to serious drug abuse. Law enforcement is divided on this issue.

News 2 is also hosting a Town Hall meeting on air, right here at WKRN.com, and on Facebook starting at 6:30 p.m. Following immediately after at 7 p.m., stay with us on Facebook for a LIVE bonus Q&A.

http://wkrn.com/2018/01/28/medical-marijuana-special-airs-thursday-on-news-2/

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