This playlist gives a visual account of various reports, issues, concerns, background, and meetings related to the legalization of Medical Cannabis, Low THC Oil, and the need to reclassify Georgia marijuana laws.
Coweta County, Ga Resident sentenced to 12 months in jail for 1.5 grams of cannabis. | The Reveal ' 11Alive Investigator Andy Pierrotti uncovered the questionable circumstances which led to one man's arrest and the consequences of Georgia's patchwork of marijuana laws.
A Georgia teenager is back home and now a Georgia cannabis refugee after he was taken from his parents because they allowed him to smoke marijuana to treat frequent seizures. 71 days seizure free to being taken from parents and placed into state custody. Matt Yurus reports.
Georgia Lawmaker Helps Parents Navigate State Medical Marijuana Laws. The use of medical marijuana is legal in the U.S. state of Georgia. But like many other states, it is illegal to grow, import or sell it. So how are patients who qualify to use it supposed to get it? Well, a coalition of families and one lawmaker is working to get the drug to those who need it. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
A Georgia City wants to reduce the penalties for people caught with small amounts of marijuana. Councilwoman Penny Ransom believes the penalties spelled out in the current marijuana possession ordinance are too severe and the punishment doesn't fit the crime. The plan mirrors a similar ordinance the city of Clarkston passed in 2016.
Big Gipp of Atlanta's Rap Group Goodie Mob testifies before the State of Georgia Low THC Joint Study Committee held October 5th at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga.
Gipp, a cannabis advocate testifies about his most recent experience with his father who battled stage 4 prostate cancer and the power of the plant. Georgia's Joint Study Commission on Low THC Medical Oil Access was created to study the in-state access of medical cannabis and low THC oil.
Veterans For Cannabis was asked to speak at this hearing as a potential cultivator for medical cannabis in the state of Georgia. Members of VFC are Stanley Atkins, Joshua Littrell and James Meisnner. All military Veterans and Georgia Residents. Medical cannabis commission 11-14-18 GA cultivation.
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William Bodie (D), Minority Whip of the Georgia House of Representatives gives an update of the controversial HB84. This bill in its previous version would have criminalized possession of Hemp without a licence as Cannabis, a jailable offense under current laws.SHOW MORE
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The CDC says 77 percent of those affected report using THC-containing products, or both THC-containing products and nicotine-containing products. An NBC News investigation founds some black market THC vaping cartridges had contaminants including vitamin E acetate, pesticides, and hydrogen cyanide.