Gov. Walker to sign bill making marijuana extract available

Signing scheduled for Monday
Posted at 3:55 PM, Apr 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-14 20:31:52-04

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign into law a bill that would legalize possession of a marijuana extract used to treat seizures.

The governor has scheduled a bill signing for Monday in Burlington.

The Republican-controlled Legislature this year approved a bill to make cannabidiol legal with a doctor's certification. The oil doesn't produce a high. Parents of children who suffer seizures say it can ease symptoms.

Walker said earlier he supported a narrowly crafted measure on medical marijuana.

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