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Bill legalizing marijuana by-product to treat seizures passes senate unanimously

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Shawn Johnson, Wisconsin Public Radio

The state Senate has sent a bill to the governor's desk that would legalize the use of a marijuana byproduct to treat seizure disorders.

Right now, state law treats cannabidiol the same as marijuana, even though it contains extremely low levels of THC. This bill would lift that blanket prohibition and let doctors prescribe cannabidiol to treat seizure disorders.

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