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By Tim Leeds 

Senate repeals med marijuana


The state Senate Friday afternoon approved, 28-22, repealing laws allowing medical marijuana, just hours after the House unanimously OK'd considering reforming the issue instead.

The repeal bill, sponsored by House Speaker Mike Milburn, R-Cascade, eliminates allowing prescription of marijuana for specific medical conditions.

Montana voters approved medical marijuana in a ballot initiative in 2004.

Gov. Brian Schweitzer had not yet taken action on Milburn's bill, House Bill 161, as of this morning.

Earlier Friday morning the House, 100-0, approved suspending procedures to allow that cham...

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