Gov. Walker to Sign Bill Making Marijuana Extract Available
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign into law a bill that would legalize possession of a marijuana extract used to treat seizures.
The governor has scheduled a bill signing for Monday in Burlington.
The Republican-controlled Legislature this year approved a bill to make cannabidiol legal with a doctor's certification. The oil doesn't produce a high. Parents of children who suffer seizures say it can ease symptoms.
Walker said earlier he supported a narrowly crafted measure on medical marijuana.
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