Comprehensive Med. Marijuana Bill to Be Introduced in Georgia

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Rep. Allen Peake

Rep. Allen Peake, who championed Haleigh’s Hope Act in 2015, is prefiling HB 722, which would greatly improve on last year’s legislation. Most importantly, the bill would allow regulated cultivation, processing, testing, and dispensing of medical cannabis in Georgia — protecting families and seriously ill patients who otherwise have to risk breaking laws to get access.

Currently, the more than 400 patients in Georgia are required to travel out of state to obtain much-needed medicine. Traveling…

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