Hornell, N.Y. (WENY)-- Medical marijuana has long been a hotly debated topic across the country as more states are legalizing its use.

     Officials in Hornell are hosting a town hall meeting on the facts about the use of marijuana use as a remedy for physical and emotional ailments. The Keynote speaker for the event is Jennifer Faringer, Director of the DePaul National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence- Rochester Area. She'll be on hand to answer questions and address comments from the community.

     The marijuana town hall is happening from 7:00pm-8:30pm in the Hornell High School auditorium.