The Basics: Medical marijuana for minors wins final passage

The Senate on Friday passed a proposal to expand the state’s medical marijuana program to minors with certain medical conditions. The bill previously passed the House and now goes to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, whose administration proposed the bill and who is expected to sign it.

What does the bill do?

basicsThis bill would allow minors with certain medical conditions to use marijuana for palliative purposes – with some restrictions.

Minors would be allowed to receive the drug – in forms that cannot be smoked, inhaled or vaporized – if they have permission from two physicians more at