Cannabis with more than 0.3% percent THC is currently illegal in Tennessee.

However, at least one GOP lawmaker hopes that will change.

Republican Rep. Cameron Sexton says medical marijuana could be reviewed by the chamber's members this year.

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"On the House, we're pretty close to passing medical marijuana," Sexton, who opposes legalization of marijuana, said on WBIR's Inside Tennessee.

But, he emphasized that cannabis needs to be in the form of medicine.

"As long as it's in the same forms is what medicine is when you see legislation," Sexton continued. "They have all the gummies and the chocolates — that's not really medical, they're really trying to market towards recreational."

State Senator Richard …

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