Rep. Peake, Sen. Jones Introduce Cannabis-related Bills in Georgia

allen peake(APN) ATLANTA — Two new bills, HB 722 and SB 254, will challenge Georgia’s antiquated cannabis, or marijuana, laws this year of the 2015-2016 Legislative Session.

 

As previously promised, State Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) filed HB 722, Peake’s new medical cannabis bill, which includes many of the model policies and practices reviewed by the medical cannabis commission during the hearings held in the summer of 2015.

 

The Commission ultimately voted against in-state cultivation in Georgia, after Gov. Nathan Deal said he opposed…

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