State lawmakers to hear marijuana presentation
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Some West Virginia lawmakers are set to hear a presentation about medical marijuana.
The West Virginia Joint Committee on Health is scheduled to hold a hearing at the Capitol on today.
Currently, the use of medical marijuana in West Virginia is prohibited.
Lawmakers will hear presentations about how the state could allow medical marijuana to be obtained and used by patients with debilitating medical conditions from the Marijuana Policy Project.
An overview on medical marijuana programs and related state laws will also be provided by an analyst for the National Conference of State Legislatures.