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  1. Ron Strider

    TN: Medical Marijuana Task Force Drafting Bill To Legalize Cannabis Oil

    Some lawmakers are backing a bill to legalize cannabis oil for medicinal purposes in the state of Tennessee. A medical marijuana task force was formed earlier this year to study the topic of medical marijuana and then make a recommendation to be presented to the general assembly. The co-chair...
  2. Ron Strider

    Tennessee Ad Hoc Committee On Medical Cannabis Gives Insight Into New Legislation

    The Tennessee Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Medical Cannabis met on Thursday to continue the debate on legislation surrounding medical cannabis. Rep. Jeremy Faison, Co-Chairman of the committee, laid out changes to the proposed legislation he and others on the committee plan to file. While Faison...
  3. Ron Strider

    TN: Faison To Head Medical Marijuana Legalization Panel

    State Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-11th, of Cosby, has been tapped to co-chair a legislative task force to consider the issue of legalizing medical marijuana in Tennessee. Faison was appointed, along with State Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, to head up the Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Medical...
  4. Ron Strider

    TN: Lawmaker Expects Medical Marijuana To Be Top 5 Issue For Gubernatorial Candidates

    Tennessee's gubernatorial election is still over a year away, but with a newly appointed committee on medical marijuana, Representative Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, expects cannabis to play a large role in the election. "Obviously we see jobs and infrastructure as probably going to be number one...
  5. Ron Strider

    Task Force To Examine Medical Marijuana In Tennessee

    A task force consisting of state senators and representatives will soon take a harder look at issues around medical marijuana in Tennessee. Lt. Governor Randy McNally and speaker Beth Harwell are responsible for appointing lawmakers to the task force. McNally expects those appointments to be...
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    A Conservative Pushing Marijuana In Tennessee

    By just about any measure, state Rep. Jeremy Faison is a hard-core conservative. But when it comes to the cannabis plant, the East Tennessee legislator is ready to fire up the General Assembly with a move to liberalize the state's pot law. After passing bills for industrial cannabis and...
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    TN Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Medical Marijuana After CO Trip

    Twenty-five states allow medicinal marijuana in the United States, and the closest state to us that allows it is Ohio, but Georgia passed a law last year and is next in line. Now one Republican Tennessee State Representative wants to make it legal here at home. Representative Faison, from...
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    TN Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Medical Marijuana After CO Trip

    Twenty-five states allow medicinal marijuana in the United States, and the closest state to us that allows it is Ohio, but Georgia passed a law last year and is next in line. Now one Republican Tennessee State Representative wants to make it legal here at home. Representative Faison, from...
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    TN: Republican Lawmaker On Fact-Finding Marijuana Mission To Colorado

    A Republican lawmaker is in the midst of a fact-finding mission to Colorado to learn about the benefit medical marijuana has had on former Tennesseans. Documenting his journey on Facebook since Saturday, Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, has been interviewing former residents of Tennessee who left...
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    Tennessee: Faison To Push For Medical Marijuana For Veterans

    Nashville - While most Tennessee Republican leaders have indicated opposition to any steps toward legalization of marijuana, state Rep. Jeremy Faison says he is hopeful they will make an exception for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Faison, R-Cosby, said he is...
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    Tennessee: Faison To Push For Medical Marijuana For Veterans

    Nashville - While most Tennessee Republican leaders have indicated opposition to any steps toward legalization of marijuana, state Rep. Jeremy Faison says he is hopeful they will make an exception for military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Faison, R-Cosby, said he is...