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Georgia Lawmakers Approve PTSD, Intractable Pain as Qualifying Conditions

Georgia law gives Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican in the last year of his final term, 40 days to decide whether to sign or veto legislation, or allow it to become law without his name.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Outraged Over Georgia PTSD Bill

Rep. David Clark, a Republican Army veteran who sponsored the bill, accused Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle of "playing politics" and stifling the proposal by calling for another study committee.

Jury Acquits ‘Nice Guy’ Who Admitted Selling Cannabis to a Cop

Last month I watched a trial jury do the right thing and let a defendant go free—despite the fact that, by the strict letter of the law, the man was guilty.

ACLU Sues Georgia Police Over DUI Marijuana Arrests

The ACLU of Georgia filed the federal lawsuit earlier this week against the Cobb County Police Department.

Atlanta Just Decriminalized Cannabis

On Monday, the Atlanta City Council voted to pass a bill that would decriminalize possession of up to an ounce.

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.

State of the Leaf: California Has New Regs, Arkansas Has Reciprocity, and Florida Allows No Leaf

Meanwhile, in Georgia, Rep. Allen Peake dispenses CBD oil out of his office.

Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law

A conservative Christian lawmaker is shepherding cannabis oil to sick people who are allowed to use marijuana, but have no legal way of obtaining it.

The Best Things to Do on the East Coast for 4/20

Things are looking up for the East Coast after legalization and the events for 4/20 are starting to ramp up! Check out what's happening this year in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

Georgia Set to Expand Access to Cannabis Oil

Under the proposal, six new diagnoses will be added to the list of qualifying conditions, including autism, AIDS, Tourette's syndrome, and Alzheimer's disease.

State of the Leaf: House Republican Wants to Deschedule Cannabis

A House GOP wants to deschedule cannabis, California is trying to protect the industry, and Denmark residents overwhelmingly support medical marijuana.

State of the Leaf: South Africa Approves MMJ Production

A congressional bill could shield state-legal marijuana businesses, Australia eases import rules, and Colorado gets a cannabis drive-through.

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

Is your state considering changes to its cannabis laws? It's legislature season, and we're watching all the states in play.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Weighs Cannabis Protections for Workers on Days Off

Minnesota eyes long-shot bid for legalization, Vermont lawmakers sign adult-use petition, and North Dakota advocates gear up for a fight.

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