Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill

Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill
The House passed a bill Thursday that would legalize and regulate medical marijuana in Kentucky. (Source: Pexels photo)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - The House passed a bill Thursday that would legalize and regulate medical marijuana in Kentucky.

House Bill 136 passed by a vote of 65-30.

It was the first time a medical marijuana bill has been taken up by the full House.

If the bill becomes law, it would establish restrictions on who can have medical marijuana, and determine where it can be used.

The bill has a long list of restrictions including a prohibition on smoking medical marijuana.

The bill now goes to the Senate.

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