Lawmakers hear emotional testimony on medical marijuana bill

February 24, 2015 3:35 AM

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Advocates for increased patient access to medical marijuana, including television personality Montel Williams, shared personal stories while testifying for a Missouri bill that would create a state-monitored distribution program for the drug.

Williams and others spoke at a House committee hearing Monday in support of the measure sponsored by a Republican representative. The measure would set up a process for patients to register for access to marijuana for cancer, HIV, post-traumatic stress disorder and other medical conditions.

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