Georgia Medical Marijuana Bill To Get First Hearing

the bill would create a complex system that would ultimately allow patients who suffer from certain types of seizures access to cannabis oil that has shown to be effective in easing certain seizure disorders.

GEORGIA:  Legislation that would allow limited use of medicine derived from marijuana will get its first public hearing on Monday. The House Health and Human Services Committee will hear testimony Monday on House Bill 885. Sponsored by Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, the bill would create a complex system that would ultimately allow patients who suffer from certain Read the full article…

As feds acquiesce on marijuana, might the South legalize?

Sgt. Dorcy Riddle, with the Conroe Police Department, talks about the development of the marijuana plants found in west Conroe, Texas on Aug. 21, 2013. As many as 20,000 marijuana plants have been discovered on several plots in a heavily wooded area north of Houston.

GEORGIA: Ask a Southerner when states in the former Confederacy will legalize recreational marijuana and you’re likely to get a chuckle and a bemused shake of the head. “Not happenin’ soon, son,” is a common reply.