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THREE MINUTES: West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer

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You may have heard of 'Charlotte’s Web'.

It’s a breed of marijuana plant that produces medicinal oil. People cannot get high from it but many doctors say it prevents violent seizures.

The West Des Moines Mayor said he would do just about anything to get his hands on it.  Steve Gaer talks about lawmakers’ latest failed attempt to legalize medical marijuana.

Gaer sat down with Channel 13’s Dan Winters to spend Three Minutes in the Chair.

Gaer said he is optimistic that Republicans and the Governor will begin to take the lead on this issue and focus on legalizing the oil while they work out the other details of medical marijuana legalization.


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