After success passing boiler bill, GOP Rep. Morgan Griffith looks at medical pot

Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) has been prolific for a freshman, introducing five bills last year and seeing one of them overwhelmingly pass the House. But there is one issue he’d like to tackle that he is hesitant about: medical marijuana.

In Virginia, the medical marijuana law restricts its use to cancer and glaucoma patients, but doctors, due to fear of the Drug Enforcement Administration and a lack of marijuana dispensaries, rarely prescribe it.

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