Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Georgia Senate Working Group

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February 10, 2017
Athens (Ga.) Banner-Herald
Legislation and regulation Medical State by State: Georgia

ATLANTA, GA - A proposal to expand access to medical marijuana has cleared a state Senate working group.

The Medical Cannabis Working Group approved a list of recommendations Wednesday for a bill that would add many new diagnoses to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. The bill also removes some residency restrictions and eases reporting requirements on prescribing physicians.

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The bill will go to the full Senate Judiciary Non-Civil Committee for further discussion and possibly a vote.

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