A measure that would legalize medical cannabis in North Carolina was granted initial approval on Tuesday by the members of the state Senate, reported Marijuana Moment.

State Bill 3 from Sen. Bill Rabon (R) was passed in a 36-10 vote and is now pending third reading passage on Wednesday before going before House members.

The legislation got the first green light this session from the Senate Judiciary Committee prior to being approved by the Senate Finance Committee and Rules and Operations Committee members last week.

Co-sponsored by Sens. Michael Lee (R) and Paul Lowe (D), …

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