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Georgia House Passes Medical Cannabis Expansion Measure with 167 to 4 Vote

Georgia’s full House of Representatives has voted to expand the state’s medical cannabis law. Senate Bill 16 was passed by the House today with a 167 to 4 vote; the proposal has already been passed by the full Senate. The proposed law would expand the list of conditions that qualify an individual to legally use …

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Georgia House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Georgia’s full House of Representatives has passed a bill that would significantly expand a medical marijuana law passed in 2015. House Bill 65, sponsored by State Representative Allen Peake (R), was passed with an overwhelming 156 to 6 vote. The measure would expand a law passed in 2015 that allows for the medical use of …

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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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Georgia Senate Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil

Georgia’s Senate has given unanimous approval to House Bill 885, a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposes. The measure passed the state’s House of Representatives earlier this month with an 171 to 4 vote. Under the bill, academic medical centers in the state would be permitted to produce low-THC cannabis oil, which they would be authorized to …

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Georgia House Committee Unanimously Approves Medical Cannabis Proposal

A proposal to allow for the medical use of cannabis for certain conditions has been approved unanimously through Georgia’s House Health and Human Services Committee after a long debate.  The proposal would revive a research program (approved decades ago) allowing certain academic institutions to distribute cannabis to patients suffering from specific medical conditions, namely cancer and glaucoma. …

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