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…

Georgia, Tennessee Eye Different Paths To Legal Medical Marijuana

Nicole Mattison feeds her daughter, Millie, 22 months, through a feeding tube at her Nashville home on Jan. 10. Millie suffers from a condition that causes almost constant seizures that conventional medicines to little to help, so Nicole and her husband, Penn, are moving the family to Colorado to legally obtain medical marijuana for Millie. Medical marijuana has been found to relieve seizures in patients with a condition like Millie.

GEORGIA:  Some have dubbed 2014 as the year of marijuana legalization. Voters in Colorado and Washington passed ballot initiatives that legalized the sale this year of recreational pot. A recent Gallup poll found for the first time that a clear majority of Americans — 58 percent — say marijuana should be legalized, and President Barack Read the full article…

Georgia, Tennessee Eye Different Paths To Legal Medical Marijuana

Nicole Mattison feeds her daughter, Millie, 22 months, through a feeding tube at her Nashville home on Jan. 10. Millie suffers from a condition that causes almost constant seizures that conventional medicines to little to help, so Nicole and her husband, Penn, are moving the family to Colorado to legally obtain medical marijuana for Millie. Medical marijuana has been found to relieve seizures in patients with a condition like Millie.

GEORGIA:  Some have dubbed 2014 as the year of marijuana legalization. Voters in Colorado and Washington passed ballot initiatives that legalized the sale this year of recreational pot. A recent Gallup poll found for the first time that a clear majority of Americans — 58 percent — say marijuana should be legalized, and President Barack Read the full article…