Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law Falls Short

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law Falls Short

ATLANTA, GA — While some patients in Georgia have benefited from the new low-THC / high-CBD law, others are no closer to medical access than before the law was enacted. Better legislation is needed.

It was reported last week that just over 50 patients have registered and received a medical marijuana card which provides some immunity from prosecution for some patients, while other patients are having difficulty getting access.

According to public reports to Georgia C.A.R.E. Project, patients who qualify under the new law say their doctors are refusing to participate in the program leaving them searching for help. Some doctors have even threatened their patients with denial of medical services if the patient test positive for cannabis.

According to Georgia C.A.R.E. director James Bell,…

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