CHARLESTON, WV (IWVP) – On this week’s Inside West Virginia Politics, Mark Curtis speaks with lawmakers about the social and economic impact of introducing cannabis in West Virginia. We cover topics ranging from the recently resolved banking issue for medical marijuana to the potential for recreational marijuana, or adult use cannabis as it is referred to in the legislature.

In segment 1, Delegate Mick Bates (D-Raleigh) talks about the benefits of medical marijuana in West Virginia.

In segment 2, U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, talks about the issues of legalizing marijuana from a federal perspective.

In segment 3, Delegate Mike Pushkin (D-Kanawha) talks about a potential ‘banking fix’ for medical marijuana in the Mountain State.

In segment 4, Delegate Joe Ellington (R-Mercer), the Chairman of the House Health Committee, talks about the effects of marijuana from the perspective of a doctor.

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