Legalizing marijuana in Idaho has been a complete no-go, even as its neighbors have started licensing pot dispensaries and retail shops.
But now Republican leaders in Idaho say they’re willing to consider a very narrow version of a medical marijuana law.
Idaho Speaker of the House Scott Bedke said this year lawmakers may explore legalizing a cannabis extract. It’s been found to help some patients with a rare and severe form of epilepsy.
“There’s some very compelling family stories out there that literally break your heart, to sit with those parents and to see those things,” Bedke said. [Read More]