Iowa Republicans Show Historic Support For Medical Cannabis — Senate Minority Leader Bill Dix says “We’re very open to those discussions.”

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This is, in my opinion, the top story of the past week. From The Gazette on Tuesday:
Senator Minority Leader Bill Dix, Republican, District 22 Senator Minority Leader Bill Dix, Republican, District 22, said Tuesday that Republicans were not responsible for blocking medical cannabis legislation.

“Senate [Minority] Leader Sen. Bill Dix, R-Shell Rock, said Republicans aren’t responsible for blocking the legislation.

“We’re very open to those discussions,” Dix said. “It’s a new enough subject that a lot of legislators need to hear more about what needs to happen to address those needs in the future.” — Read full article here

So while Senator Bolkcom says no Republican lawmaker was willing to sign onto legislation, Senate Minority leader Senator Bill Dix says Republicans are willing to finally look at this issue and take it seriously. With the Branstad administration supporting medical…

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