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Connecticut House OKs Medical Marijuana Bill

The state moves closer to allowing medical marijuana.

The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. According to the Associated Press, the vote passed 95-51 after a seven-hour debate.  

Now the bill has to pass the Senate. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said he’ll sign the bill into law.

A Quinnipiac Poll conducted in March shows support legalizing medical marijuana. More voters supported medical marijuana than allowing alcohol sales on Sunday.

QWERTY April 26, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Does it really matter what CT residents want anymore? Most residents supported the death penalty and they repealed it in Hartford. Great representation, truly a democratic society.
Christine E. April 26, 2012 at 04:30 PM
I completely agree with you, QWERTY - Representative? Not quite. They campaign 'for the people', but they govern for self interest.
Al April 27, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Your right.
Oldblooeyz April 28, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Finally some people in Connecticut can tell right from wrong

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