"I'm a law-abiding citizen who is forced to commit a felony every single day and other families are forced to commit those same felonies just to care for their children," said Dale Jackson, the 3rd District GOP chair and the father of an autistic son who relies upon medical marijuana for treatment.
“Most of us here would, in principle, disagree with legalizing drugs. But this resolution speaks specifically to medicine – medicine that my 8-year-old son needs.”
Peake celebrated the resolution by vowing to revive his legislation next year.
Here’s a look at the full resolution here. (Apologies for the crumb.)