Kansas Governor Laura Kelly said this week She will not use her office’s executive powers to legalize medical marijuana or to decriminalize cannabis possession.
Despite this executive pressure, a state senate committee in March blocked Medical cannabis legalization bill of the year.
On behalf of the Topeka Capital Journal mentionedKelly will not follow in the footsteps of other Democratic governors in conservative states such as Kentucky Governor Andy Beshearand the use of executive powers to relax cannabis laws.
“I don’t think I could do that,” she said, according to the paper. “I just don’t think this is my specialty.”
Kelly said she will continue to “push through the legislative process” that has ended
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