Kansas House passes bill for use of medical THC CBD oil – KAKE

TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) –

The Kansas House has passed a bill granting access to CBD oil with low levels of THC to treat chronic conditions. 

The House on Wednesday passed HB 2240 on a 89-34 vote, sending the measure to the Senate. 

After losing their daughter Claire three months ago, Gwen and Scott Hartley knew they had to do something to save their daughter Lola, so they got to work on the new bill.

Like Claire, Lola suffers from a rare genetic condition called asparagine synthetase deficiency, a reason she’s so small at 12 years old.

The bill is called Claire and Lola’s Law and would allow parents with special needs children to bring back low THC CBD oil products from other states.

In Lola’s case, it would help with her seizures. She has more than 20 a day.

The proposal leaves the decision of what medical condition qualifies for this treatment up to doctors.


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A win tonight for Kansas families fighting for access to CBD oil with low levels of THC to treat chronic conditions like seizures and Krohn’s disease.

The Kansas House gave first round approval to a bill that would allow possession of this oil if you have a doctor’s note.

The proposal leaves the decision of what medical condition qualifies for this treatment up to doctors.

Despite objections from some lawmakers saying the bill violates federal law, supporters say it’s about showing compassion. 

The bill moved forward with a vote of 87 to 29 and has to go through one more vote in the house on Wednesday to advance to the senate. 

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