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    Georgia Medical Cannabis Debate Could Heat Up In January

    Election Day was a winning day for marijuana. Voters in eight states approved either the growth of recreational marijuana or, like Florida, the production of medical cannabis. Those votes will increase pressure for change in Georgia. "We were obviously encouraged by all the positive...
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    GA: New "I-420" Columns Highlight Marijuana Reform Efforts

    And so it begins. After quitting my good government job four months ago, I've been on a journey without a road map or any guarantee that I'll reach the final destination in one piece. I confess this adventure seems a little bit nuts. Scary too. But, throwing caution (and what's left of my...
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    Georgia Parents Furious Over Marijuana Ruling

    Atlanta - Georgia parents fighting to get their children potentially life changing medicine are furious over a federal government's decision on marijuana. The DEA made a decision Thursday denying two petitions calling for the rescheduling of marijuana. The DEA said marijuana has no medical...
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    Cannabis Edibles Are Not Legal In Georgia

    Maybe it caught your attention along I-75 south in Byron: a billboard advertising the sale of cannabis, also known as marijuana. John Cater from Macon saw the YourCannabisOMS.com billboard. It's an online marijuana dispensary. "Edible Cannabis is legal in Georgia, that's what the billboard...
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    Cannabis Edibles Are Not Legal In Georgia

    Maybe it caught your attention along I-75 south in Byron: a billboard advertising the sale of cannabis, also known as marijuana. John Cater from Macon saw the YourCannabisOMS.com billboard. It's an online marijuana dispensary. "Edible Cannabis is legal in Georgia, that's what the billboard...
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    Georgia's Medical Marijuana Law Just Turned One Year Old

    The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state's medical marijuana registry works. Yet Georgia's quiet revolution in the year since it legalized a limited form of medical marijuana...
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    Georgia's Medical Marijuana Law Just Turned One Year Old

    The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state's medical marijuana registry works. Yet Georgia's quiet revolution in the year since it legalized a limited form of medical marijuana...
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    Lost and found way down in Georgia

    Hey Ya'll from Georgia :volcano-smiley: New to 420 enjoyed so far reading all the post and pic's. Starting my first Hydro grow and hope all goes well. Have a Grozilla 2.0 grow box if anyone has used one are one like it, would love to hear from you. Started hitting on "Mary" in 1968 and never...
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    Georgian Medical Cannabis Resolution Overwhelmingly Approved

    Delegates at the Third District Republican Convention last weekend overwhelmingly voiced their support for the expansion of Georgia's laws on cannabis/marijuana-derived medicine, and for allowing the medicine to be produced in Georgia. A resolution supporting expanding the number of...
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    Medical Marijuana Expansion Shot Down, But Advocates Are Still Fighting

    Less than two weeks after Georgia lawmakers wrapped up their 2016 session, some representatives are calling for a special session to override decisions on some controversial bills that weren't passed or made into laws. A lot of focus has been on the religious freedom bill, but some may feel...
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    Medical Marijuana Fight To Continue In Georgia

    Georgia's medical marijuana supporters aren't giving up their fight, and one family is continuing treatment, even though they can't get the drug in Georgia. "It's heartbreaking, but it doesn't mean we're not going to come back and fight again. We're special needs parents and we get knocked...
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    Georgia Lawmaker Plans New Push For Medical Marijuana Bill

    A push to expand the number of people allowed to possess medical marijuana in Georgia got new life Tuesday after a Republican lawmaker's original proposal stalled in the state Senate. Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon gutted an unrelated Senate bill already approved by that chamber and...
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    Georgia Advocate Takes Advantage Of Loophole

    A medical marijuana supporter says a loophole in state law encouraged him to try cannabis oil on his autistic son for the first time. Dale Jackson is an outspoken advocate for legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia. He says the current law addresses cannabis oil containing...
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    LaGrange Father Condemns Georgia House Changes To Medical Marijuana Bill

    House Bill 722 – the proposal that will add autism, AIDS and PTSD to the list of disorders now eligible to use medicinal marijuana – passed the Georgia House of Representatives by a 152-8 vote Monday morning. The vote came on crossover day – halfway through the 2016 legislative session...
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    Georgia: Gutted Medical Marijuana Bill Survives Crossover Day

    It's a big day at the Georgia Capitol as time is running out for bills trying to make it to the other side. Monday morning, a stripped down medical marijuana bill passed the Georgia state House 152 to 8. The bill opened up cannabis oil to a larger group of patients by adding six conditions...
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    Georgia Lawmakers Face Deadline On Gambling, Medical Marijuana Bills

    Monday brings a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers at the Capitol. Bills must pass at least one chamber by the 30th day of the legislative session to remain alive for the year. There are some ways around that deadline, but the House and Senate generally work late into the night to pass...
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    Watered-Down Medical Marijuana Bill Surfaces In Georgia House

    A committee in the Georgia House of Representatives took up a watered-down version of a medical marijuana bill Monday. The new version would eliminate a provision that would have allowed medical cannabis to be cultivated in Georgia. "That was the heart of the bill," Rep. Allen Peake...
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    Georgia Will Not Grow Medical Marijuana Anytime Soon

    According to a source close to the situation, medical marijuana will not be grown in Georgia anytime soon. That source said Monday, Macon Representative Allen Peake, the lawmaker who has pushed medical marijuana legislation since the beginning, stripped in-state cultivation from House Bill...
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    Things To Remember About Medical Cannabis In Georgia

    In 2015, Georgia approved allowing medical patients to have CBD cannabis oil for medical use. But the state didn't approve in-state production of cannabis oil, meaning residents have to travel out-of-state to get it. In addition, some medical conditions need other compounds beyond CBD oil...
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    Parents Become 'Drug Traffickers' To Deal With Georgia's Medical Marijuana Laws

    Vince and Michelle Seivert's teenage daughter is epileptic. From their kitchen table in rural LaGrange, they talked to WXIA's Chris Hopper about the difficulties they face getting the cannabis oil they say has dramatically reduced her seizures. Miranda's parents said before taking cannabis...
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