|Fla. lawmakers OK bill on medical marijuana strain|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — A strain of low-potency marijuana would be legal in Florida to treat epilepsy and cancer patients under a bill passed by the Legislature on Friday.
The measure — met with skepticism when first proposed — passed with strong support in both chambers after lawmakers heard stories of children suffering from seizures who could be helped by the marijuana strain, known as Charlotte’s Web.
The bill passed the Senate 30-9 Friday, a day after the House supported it 111-7. Gov. Rick Scott has said he’ll sign it.
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