Marijuana Bill Clears Georgia Committee

nxious parents sighed in relief as medical marijuana inches closer to becoming legal in Georgia. After nearly two hours of debate, the Georgia House's Health and Human Services committee unanimously voted to pass House Bill 885.

GEORGIA: Without opposition, a Georgia House committee Wednesday supported a bill to legalize medical marijuana in the state. That vote by the House Health Committee on House Bill 885 came around 6:45 p.m. State Representative Allen Peake says he expected his bill would be sent to the House Rules Committee and then hit the House floor Read the full article…

Cannabis Extract Bill May Run Into Constitutional Problems

Republican Sen. Paul Sanford says his bill could win or lose by a single vote.

UTAH:  It’s hard enough to get conservative Utah legislators to vote for any bill that may be connected with marijuana or hemp. But put on a negative constitutional note, and the challenge becomes greater. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, has HB105, a bill that would allow Utahns to purchase a liquid extract of hemp, a grass product Read the full article…

Cannabis Extract Bill May Run Into Constitutional Problems

The New York State Department of Health released the final regulations for New York’s medical marijuana program.

UTAH:  It’s hard enough to get conservative Utah legislators to vote for any bill that may be connected with marijuana or hemp. But put on a negative constitutional note, and the challenge becomes greater. Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, has HB105, a bill that would allow Utahns to purchase a liquid extract of hemp, a grass product Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Gaining Support In Georgia

Meagan Patrick plays with her daughter, Addelyn, at their Acton home earlier this month. The baby has severe epilepsy, and the family is taking steps to try treating her seizures with a strain of medicinal marijuana not readily available in Maine.

GEORGIA: For the past four months, Sarah Callaway has had to watch as her daughter Greylynn’s body has been wracked by uncontrollable spasms several times a day. “They don’t hurt her. But they scare her, and she cries. And you can’t do anything for her except comfort her,” said Callaway, a Chatsworth resident. “That’s the most Read the full article…