Medical marijuana bill passes committee

A bill that would allow the use of marijuana for medical use was approved 35-to-8 by the state's Judiciary Committee yesterday.The bill calls for a

HARTFORD - A bill that would allow the use of marijuana for medical use was approved 35-to-8 by the state's Judiciary Committee yesterday.

The bill calls for a system to license medical marijuana producers and register qualified patients.

A new poll shows a sizeable majority of Connecticut voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.

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