Cottleville supports medical marijuana use
Friday, July 10, 2009 | 4:58 p.m. CDT;
updated 5:26 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 10, 2009
COTTLEVILLE — The little St. Charles County
community of Cottleville is encouraging the state to legalize the use
of medical marijuana.
Cottleville Mayor Don Yarber said Friday
that the Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution Thursday
urging Missouri legislators to legalize access to medical marijuana for
Missourians who have a doctor's approval.
Yarber said he believes
marijuana can bring some relief to certain terminally ill people or
cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. He said the resolution doesn't
condone general marijuana use, and said people shouldn't confuse the
A Missouri branch of the National Organization for
Reform of Marijuana Laws said Columbia and Cliff Village have
previously passed local legislation supporting medical marijuana.
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