A GOP-led measure to legalize medical cannabis in Kentucky advanced through a state Senate committee on Tuesday morning and is now heading to the floor, reported Marijuana Moment.

The Senate Licensing & Occupations Committee members approved Senate Bill 47 from Sen. Stephen West (R) in an 8-3 vote. Medical marijuana (MMJ) legislation advanced through the full House in the past but has stalled in the Senate previously.

"I've been working on this for a long time," West said earlier. "It seems like every year, there's positive movement forward. And so this is just …

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