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High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

17-year-old CJ Harris, a senior-to-be at Warner Robins High School in central Georgia, has to meet his dad, Curtis Harris, at lunch every day.

Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal approved an expansion of the state's MMJ program Tuesday, adding six qualifying conditions to the state's cannabis program.

The Shake: NFL Gets Canna-Curious, and Sick Kids in Penn. Get Fast-Tracked

The Supreme Court in Massachusetts will hear challenges to legalization measures, it's crunch time in Montana, and attention Justin Trudeau: It doesn't have to be this difficult.

Georgia Gov. Deal and Rep. Allen Peake Go Head-to-Head Over Medical Cannabis

A new email exchange between a Georgia lawmaker and the governor reveal a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the fight over medical cannabis.

The Shake: 60% of America Likes Legalization (but Hillary Doesn’t), and Broccoli Proves a Poor Smuggling Cover

Hillary Clinton doubles down in opposition to federal legalization, Missouri wrinkles its nose at concentrates, and Georgia falls (just barely) short.

Polish Rapper-Turned-Politician Introduces Medical Cannabis Bill: The Leafly Roundup

A Polish rapper-turned-politician has introduced a bill for medical marijuana. And based on the polling numbers, it may actually have a chance.

We Speak with Rep. Allen Peake, Georgia’s Medical Cannabis Bulldog

The conservative Republican has pushed to expand access for Georgia patients — and has even helped families get medicine from other states.

Six Unexpected Politicians Who Support Cannabis

Let’s take a closer look at some prominent elected officials who have the chance to make a difference for their state when it comes to cannabis legislation.