Gary Stubblefield Said The Move Was Needed To Prevent Dispensaries From Selling Pot-laced Candy Or Other Products That Would Appeal To Children.

(AP) – A proposal to ban the sale of medical marijuana food and drink products failed in the Arkansas Senate on Thursday. Opponents argued the proposal would undermine a voter-approved initiative legalizing the drug for people with a host of ailments. The Senate voted 15-11 in favor of the measure to ban so-called pot edibles, but it needed at least 24 votes to advance to the state House. Republican Sen. Gary Stubblefield said http://www.michiganmedicalmarijuana.biz the move was needed to prevent dispensaries from selling pot-laced candy or other products that would appeal to children. The Senate approved a motion that would allow him to bring the proposal up again later. Arkansas voters in November approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana. The state is set to begin accepting dispensary applications in July. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.

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