JEFFERSON CITY - A proposal to legalize medical marijuana has again failed in the Missouri House.
Lawmakers voted down the measure today, 85-71. The legislation would have allowed doctors to recommend marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating illnesses, such as AIDS or epilepsy.
The proposal also would have created a licensing regime for commercial marijuana growers and retailers.
House lawmakers killed a similar measure in April after scaling it back to only cover hospice patients.