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Jennifer Conforti

Why can’t we grow medical marijuana in Georgia?

“We’re not trying to pull one over on anybody. All we want is medicine for those who truly do have a debilitating illness and allow them to have access to a safe and legal product here in Georgia.”

Rep. Allen Peake on medical marijuana, growing pot in Georgia, and civil disobedience

The Macon state lawmaker reflects on his fight to expand the state’s medical marijuana laws.
Medical Marijuana in Georgia

Medical marijuana is legal now in Georgia. So how do we get it here?

HB1 is perhaps most notable for what it doesn’t do: permit the cultivation of cannabis in Georgia. This creates a dilemma for the very people it was designed to help: You can now possess cannabis oil for your medical condition, but because you’ll have to purchase it out-of-state, you’ll be breaking federal law by crossing state lines to bring it home.

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