Court decision leaves Mississippi's medical marijuana initiative in limbo

A ruling last week by the Mississippi Supreme Court has left law experts and leaders in a state of confusion over the future of medical marijuana.
1:49 | 05/19/21

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Transcript for Court decision leaves Mississippi's medical marijuana initiative in limbo
All eyes are on the governor's mansion wondering if and when the governor might call a special session to deal with the matters that the Supreme Court determined. Were unlawful yeah. It is the topic of conversation at a medical marijuana convention in Jackson. We vendors who were hoping to soon start their new business. Stuff without a window now until you to the legislature acts the governor called a special session. Whatever needs to be two to be head and look for viral program to get up to where. Those were already growing still don't know that is all they can sell in Mississippi it's kind of given that the Supreme Court told everybody. In Mississippi there it doesn't matter State Supreme Court shut down the seeds litter initiative process the brought the medical marijuana vote to an overwhelming victory last fall. The Mississippi medical marijuana association is breaking that is somebody percent plus margin isn't a political capital to convince lawmakers notable not go away. Pretty optimistic that when that in Mississippi and amounts speak mean more people voted for medical marijuana and vote for doubt for the initiative process. Needed in Mississippi not sport image. Lieutenant guard Gilbert postman leads the state senate the twice passed medical marijuana measures that ended up failing and how else. He says the initiative measure is not something they have to rush out and fix because it would have to be placed on state wide ballot in the fall of 20/20 two at the earliest. The second home medical marijuana. I'd like to get that story. You know we have kids young. People literacy and that have needs for this its medical marijuana. Governor says he is open to the idea of a special session but won't be called what rod away. One to make sure lawmakers have at least a pretty good idea of what type of medical marijuana legislation. They'd like to put together.

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