• Kansas’ medical marijuana push aims for edibles, topicals
    Ohio, which bans smoking marijuana for medical purposes, could serve as a model for eventual regulations in Kansas.

Kansas’ medical marijuana push aims for edibles, topicals

TOPEKA - When it comes to medical marijuana, Kansas may end up looking more like Ohio than Missouri - with edibles and topicals only, no smoking.

The Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs recommended potential regulations on Wednesday for the 2020 legislative session, which starts in January. It’s far from the first time the legislature would consider medical marijuana: The Kansas Health Institute says 18 bills have been introduced since 2006.

Among the suggestions for certain legislative committees to consider: banning smoking medical marijuana and only allowing edible and topical products, similar to 2017 regulations passed in Ohio.

 

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