Brewer signs bill permitting marijuana research
Published: May 8, 2013 at 10:09 am
Brewer’s action Tuesday comes roughly a year after she signed a bill banning medical marijuana on higher education campuses.
Critics say last year’s law was too strict.
The new law would benefit a University of Arizona researcher studying whether medical marijuana helps veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Senate Bill 1443 passed with near unanimous support from the GOP-led Legislature.
Arizona voters legalized medical marijuana in 2010.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.