“I’m here to see why the guys who told me right to my face last year they would vote for a medical marijuana bill are saying this year they won’t vote for it,” he said.
House members voted 54-40 to fast-track the bill and read it for a first time Thursday evening.
The West Virginia Republican Party asked its members in the House of Delegates to vote no on a bill, up for second reading Monday, that would permit the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes in the state.
The State Republican party rejects medical marijuana Bill
“We ask our members to vote NO on Senate Bill 386.”Also Monday, Bill Flanigan, a former delegate who spoke on the House floor last year about using medical marijuana during chemotherapy, was spotted at the state Capitol.
After he spoke last year, delegates agreed to table a bill that would have lengthened prison terms for people bringing drugs into the state.
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