Kansas lawmakers debate medical marijuana with tight rules in hopes of winning legalization

Medical marijuana Kansas

A bill that would legalize medicinal cannabis in Kansas would limit the types of problems the drug could be prescribed for and would also guard against seeking out a doctor simply for a quick prescription. Above, a cannabis dispensary in neighboring Colorado. Photo credit Scott Canon/Kansas News Service.

By Stephen Koranda 

Kiley Klug, flanked by her 13-year-old son, Owen, in a wheelchair, stood before Kansas lawmakers last month and pleaded to let her treat her son’s hundreds of daily seizures with legal medicinal marijuana.