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Father of Georgia Low THC Oil Program Announces Retirement from State House

A surprising announcement from the man who took on the “good ol’ boy” establishment in order to bring life-saving low THC cannabis oil to Georgia patients has many parents and patients wondering what the future of the program will look like after announcing that he…

Georgia Senate passes cannabis oil expansion, adding several new conditions

Georgia lawmakers managed to pass a meaningful expansion of the two year-old cannabis oil law by adding several new qualifying conditions and making it easier for some patients with a current qualifying condition to receive certification, although in-state cultivation is still off the table (for…

CDC tells pain management doctors testing patients for THC isn’t necessary

Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an updated set of guidelines for prescribing opioids to patients suffering from chronic pain. Buried inside the language of the 37-page report, which is an attempt to put a leash on the prescription painkiller epidemic,…

Georgia activists campaign against medical marijuana bill after in-state grow provision removed

n 2015 the Georgia Legislature and the Governor took an important first step toward providing some of our sickest patients with access to cannabis medicine by passing the Haleigh’s Hope Act. Upon doing so everyone involved, including the Governor, said that in-state cultivation would be…

Cannabis Reform Organization Urges Supporters to Call Governor’s Office

In a press release today from one of Georgia’s largest cannabis reform organizations James Bell, Executive Director of the Georgia C.A.R.E. Project, urged supporters to flood the Governor’s office with calls and comments in an effort to urge him to reconsider his stance on in-state cultivation…

A Look at Georgia’s Proposed Medical Marijuana Law and How Things Will Change if it is Passed

On Wednesday, January 7 Rep. Allen Peake (R- Macon), a long-time proponent of allowing sick Georgian’s to medicate with cannabis, pre-filed a bill that would establish a regulated medical marijuana system in Georgia. House Bill 722, if passed, would retire the temporary system currently in…

Georgia Law Enforcement Announces Opposition to In-State Marijuana Cultivation

At the latest hearing of the Georgia Medical Marijuana Commission participants heard from the state’s law enforcement leaders on the subject of in-state cultivation and distribution of high CBD strains of cannabis, and to say they are uniformly against any cultivation in Georgia would be…

Herbal Allies – Compounding the Effects of Medical Marijuana

Below is a very small sample of herbs that are known to work together with Cannabis to potentially compound the positive effects of intaking cannabinoids. They can be used in many different forms including capsules, teas, tinctures, essential oils, or salves. The use of synergistic herbs…