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Medical marijuana bill moves forward


A bill that would allow the use of a medical marijuana strain for some patients in Florida is moving forward.

The House Criminal Justice subcommittee approved a bill today that would legalize "Charlotte's Web"

The marijuana extract contains low amounts of the chemicals that produce a high and higher amounts of chemicals that treat seizures.

Several parents pleaded with the committee to approve the bill so they can help their children.

It marks the first time any Florida Legislative committee has approved medical marijuana in any form.