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Georgia Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Bill into Law

To the sounds of thunderous applause, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 1 into law Thursday, a proposal to legalize the medical use of cannabis extracts. “For the families enduring separation and patients suffering pain, the wait is finally over,” said Governor Deal. “Now, Georgia children and their families may return home, while continuing to …

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Georgia Governor Will Sign Bill Legalize Medical Use of Cannabis Extracts

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal confirmed Thursday morning that he will soon sign into law legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabis extracts, which was recently approved overwhelmingly by the state’s Legislature. House Bill 1, which was approved by the House of Representatives with an 160 to 1 vote, and by the Senate with a …

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Georgia Legislature Passes Medical Cannabis Legislation, Sends it to Governor

Georgia’s House of Representatives voted 160 to 1 Wednesday to give final approval to House Bill 1, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis extracts that has already passed the full Senate. It now heads to Governor Nathan Deal for consideration, who is expected to sign the proposal as soon as Friday. If signed into law …

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Georgia Senate Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill

A proposal to legalize the medical use of cannabis extracts such as tinctures and oils has been approved by Georgia’s full Senate, sending it to the state’s House which has already approved a slightly different version of the bill. If approved into law, House Bill 1 would allow those with cancer, Crohn’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease …

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Georgia: Medical Cannabis Bill Approved by Senate Committee

Legislation to allow those with a variety of medical conditions to possess and use cannabis extracts to treat their ailment has been approved by Georgia’s Senate Health and Human Services Committee. The measure has already been approved by the full House of Representatives, and a more restrictive bill passed the Senate with a 54 to …

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Medical Cannabis Bill Unanimously Approved by Georgia House Committee

Georgia’s House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee has unanimously passed House Bill 1, the Haleigh’s Hope Act, which would legalize the medical use of cannabis extracts. Under the proposed law – sponsored by Representative Allen Peake, a Republican from Macon – the possession and use up to 20 ounces of low-THC (no more than 5%) cannabis extracts …

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