Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
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Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Sen. Sara Kyle is sponsoring a bill to legalize adult-use cannabis.

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February 6, 2019

NASHVILLE (WKRN) - One state lawmaker said it's time to legalize recreational marijuana in Tennessee.

Recreational, let alone medical marijuana, are not yet legal in Tennessee.

Sen. Sara Kyle (D-District 30) of Memphis said now is the time for change.

She's sponsoring a bill to legalize recreational marijuana.

"My whole point of bringing a bill to have marijuana available just like any alcohol is available is to have the discussion," said Kyle.

Kyle said the change is necessary for criminal justice reform.

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