Advocacy group wants medical marijuana in Kansas

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The north side of the Statehouse became a graveyard Saturday afternoon.

And a funeral.

All symbols used by the advocacy group Bleeding Kansas to bring awareness of a bill they’ve been trying to get out of committee for years.

The group and other Kansans are asking legislators to consider making medical marijuana legal.

“We just would like to have a conversation,” said Lisa Sublett, the president and founder of Bleeding Kansas. “We would like to have the dialogue and show them the research.”

According to Sublett, there are lawmakers who support the bill but the group is letting those legislators come forward on their own because the subject of medical marijuana is often divisive.

But the group that gathered Saturday was not divided.

Because to them, marijuana is more than a drug. It’s a lifesaver.

“He wanted to help her because she was suffering,” Erika Kanatzar said...

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