Georgia House Speaker Supports Expanding Medical Marijuana Law

Georgia House Speaker Supports Expanding Medical Marijuana Law

ATLANTA, GA — A proposal to expand Georgia’s extremely limited medical marijuana program — including allowing cannabis to finally be grown in the state — won a key endorsement this week from House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge).

The proposed bill, House Bill 722, was filed earlier this week by three fellow Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon), primary sponsor of 2015’s Haleigh’s Hope Act.  House Bill 722 expands upon the Haleigh’s Hope Act by allowing the regulated cultivation, processing,…

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