The first meeting of the state task force to review medical cannabis legalization is slated for Thursday, Sept. 21 in Nashville.
State lawmakers agreed to form the group after legislation to start a medical cannabis program in Tennessee failed in the legislature this year. Lawmakers hope the group get answers about such a program here and get citizen input on the matter before the beginning of the next legislative session in January.
Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and House Speaker Rep. Beth Harwell formally formed the group with a late-August letter.
In it, they directed the John Ad