Doctors at two
research hospitals can prescribe medicine derived from marijuana oil to treat
child seizures under a bill that cleared the General Assembly on Monday. Kentucky
The bill would allow Kentuckians to use cannabis oil in two cases: a prescription from a doctor at the
of Kentucky or the
research hospitals or a trial from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. University of Louisville
The Senate gave the bill final approval on Monday. It will become law unless Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear vetoes it.
The bill comes as states across the country are allowing the limited use of marijuana and its products for medical purposes.