Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Bill Passes Georgia House
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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Bill Passes Georgia House

The legislation, which passed on a 123-40 vote, would permit medical marijuana growing, manufacturing, testing and distribution.

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The Georgia House approved a bill Tuesday that would allow medical marijuana oil to be sold to registered patients, giving them a legal way to obtain a drug that they’re already allowed to use.

The legislation, which passed on a 123-40 vote, would permit medical marijuana growing, manufacturing, testing and distribution. Sixty dispensaries would serve the state’s rising number of physician-approved medical marijuana patients — more than 8,400 so far. Marijuana would remain illegal for recreational use.

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