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Medical marijuana repeal stalls in Montana Senate


Medical marijuana repeal stalls in MT Senate

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A measure to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law has stalled in a state Senate committee.

House Speaker Mike Milburn's House Bill 161 was rejected Monday on a 6-6 vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Most legislators say something should be done to rein in the state's marijuana industry. They say the boom in patients and providers has gone beyond the intention of the 2004 voter initiative approving the law.

But many senators from both parties are opposed to an outright repeal. They say they cannot go against the w...

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