By Amy Anderson
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Once again, Kansas is pushing to legalize medical marijuana, and one lawmaker says it is not a matter of if but when it will be a legal option.
In the case of medical marijuana, one will likely find more supporters, like a senator from the state of Kansas.
“It’s just going to be a matter of time before all of this country has it, and I just don’t want Kansas to be the last state to enact it,” said state Sen. David Haley, D-Kansas.
That is why Haley has introduced Senate Bill 9, which would allow patients to obtain and use marijuana without fear of arrest.
The bill would allow patients with certain qualifying conditions who have received recommendations from their physicians to privately possess up to six ounces of marijuana and grow up to 12 marijuana plants in their homes.