Surterra’s Beau Wrigley, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Create New Medical Marijuana Brand Coral Reefer

Jimmy Buffett and Beau Wrigley launch cannabis brand Coral Reefer

GEORGIA:   Surterra Wellness, a leading medical cannabis company, has announced a landmark global licensing deal to create a new medical marijuana brand, Coral Reefer. The new venture between Surterra and Coral Reefer will develop and market medical and therapeutic cannabis products, merchandise and a broad range of wellness lifestyle products under the Coral Reefer brand Read the full article…

Atlanta Cannabis Market Report

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GEORGIA: The following Cannabis Marketplace Report summarizes the full Atlanta Market Report. Based on large sample sizes that are weighted and balanced to represent the market, the report delivers insightful consumer data about cannabis users including more than 1,000 data points such as opinions, reasons for use, attitudes, types of cannabis products purchased and spending levels.  Consumer Research Read the full article…

Georgia: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding CBD Exemption Law

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GEORGIA: Republican Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation into law expanding the pool of patients eligible to possess CBD oil under the state’s limited medical exemption law. Passage of House Bill 65 permits patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and intractable pain to receive a physician’s authorization to possess oils high in cannabidiol and low in THC. The bill also creates a Read the full article…

Southern GOP Lawmaker Defends Medical Pot: ‘We’ve Never Had An Overdose On Marijuana’

police groups and Hickenlooper, a Democrat, have called on lawmakers to curb the practice of assisting other recreational pot users.

GEORGIA: As state lawmakers consider a medical marijuana bill in Georgia, the measure is getting support from an unexpected source: a conservative Republican state representative. During a radio interview on the Bryan Crabtree Show late last week, State Rep. David Clark (R) discussed HB 722, a proposal that would expand Georgia’s medical marijuana regime. Clark, a self-described “Constitutional Read the full article…

Poll: Ga. Voters Massively Support Expanding Medical Marijuana Bill

A new statewide poll just released to 11Alive News shows Georgia voters massively support expanding the current medical marijuana bill.

GEORGIA: Their two-year-old daughter suffers from a debilitating variety of seizures. After her parents received her medical marijuana registration card, she had her first dose of cannabis oil and it helped her “immediately.” A new statewide poll just released to 11Alive News shows Georgia voters massively support expanding the current medical marijuana bill. According to Georgians Read the full article…

Georgia Voters Split On Recreational Marijuana Legalization

46 percent of respondents said yes, while 45 percent said to make it legal. Another 10 percent said they were not sure.

GEORGIA: Georgia voters are split on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana. The results of our exclusive 11Alive Survey USA poll are in, just as all eyes are on the state of Ohio. Voters there are deciding in Tuesday’s election whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Just 10 or 15 years ago, virtually no one who Read the full article…

Gov. Nathan Deal Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

With a stroke of a pen, Governor Nathan Deal has made medical marijuana legal in Georgia.

GEORGIA:  With a stroke of a pen, Governor Nathan Deal has made medical marijuana legal in Georgia. Deal signed the bill into law at 11 a.m. that makes the use of cannabis oil legal for nine medical conditions: Cancer, when such diagnosis is end stage or the treatment produces related wasting illness, recalcitrant nausea and Read the full article…

Georgia Families Risk Fines In Resupplying Medical Marijuana

Patients who need cannabis oil for medical treatment say they will face risks and hurdles even after medical marijuana becomes legal on Thursday.

GEORGIA:  Patients who need cannabis oil for medical treatment say they will face risks and hurdles even after medical marijuana becomes legal in Georgia on Thursday. Gov. Nathan Deal will sign a law making possession of up to 20 ounces of cannabis oil legal in Georgia. But patients needing the oil still have to go Read the full article…

Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Senate passed a compromise that would OK a limited form of medical marijuana for disorders including cancer, seizures and sickle cell disease.

GEORGIA:  A two-year effort to legalize medical marijuana in Georgia may finally succeed, as the Senate passed a likely compromise that would OK a limited form of the drug for disorders including cancer, seizures and sickle cell disease. House Bill 1 still needs another nod from the House before it receives final passage. But by beating Read the full article…

Georgia Medical Marijuana Bill Clears House Committee

Patients hoping to access medical marijuana may struggle to register as doctors and hospitals shy away from the new program.

GEORGIA:  A bill to allow the use of cannabis oil in Georgia to treat certain medical conditions may be gaining ground. A bill introduced by Republican House member Allen Peake of Macon has passed the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee and will move on to the Rules Committee next. Peake’s bill would allow the use of Read the full article…