Parents Make Pitch for Medicinal Marijuana

Published 01/28 2014 07:32PM

Updated 01/28 2014 07:35PM

A group of Pennsylvania parents make their pitch for a medicinal marijuana derivative.
The group says their seizure-prone children might benefit from oil extracted from marijuana.
The visit happened as a hearing before the Senate Law and Justice Committee on a bill to allow the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
The legislation would permit people with medical needs and a doctor's approval to obtain an identification card that would enable them to buy marijuana legally.
Republican Governor Tom Corbett opposes the measure.

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