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Georgia State Congressman Skirts Law to Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Georgia State Congressman Skirts Law to Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Georgia State Congressman Skirts Law to Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Rep. Allen Peake, a state congressman in Georgia, has begun distributing medical marijuana oil to qualifying patients within the state. Although Georgia legalized low-THC medical marijuana in 2015, there is no legal method for patients to obtain it, which prompted Peake to take action.

Atlanta Delays Marijuana Decriminalization Decision

Atlanta Delays Marijuana Decriminalization Decision

On April 18, 2017, members of the Atlanta City Council withdrew their support from Ordinance 17-O-1152, a statute that would have decriminalized marijuana in Georgia’s captial. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, the council opted to refer the ordinance to the Public Safety Committee.

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Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Fails in Atlanta City Council

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Yesterday the Atlanta City Council failed to pass Ordinance 17-O-1152, which would have decriminalized marijuana in the city. After hearing from many Atlanta residents the ordinance was referred to the Public Safety Committee for a further review in a 10-4 vote.

Atlanta city leaders split on future of marijuana enforcement

Atlanta City Leaders Split on Future of Marijuana Enforcement

The political debate over marijuana enforcement has split Atlanta residents, but now a new proposal may be getting a red light. City council members are ready to move on a proposal which would reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but signaling out of City Hall may put an end to that movement.

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Exclusive Red Carpet Event in Atlanta, Georgia

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary, Kannaway LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, is holding an exclusive Red Carpet Event in Atlanta, Ga., this weekend.

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law Just Turned One Year Old

Georgia’s Medical Marijuana Law Just Turned One Year Old

The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state’s medical marijuana registry works.

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Georgia Republican Wants Endorsement of Medical Marijuana in GOP Platform

Georgia Republican Dale Jackson, chair of the state party’s Third District, is heading to the GOP National Convention in Cleveland in hopes of convincing party officials to include an endorsement of medical marijuana in the party’s platform.

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Rocky Mountain High Brands Engages Carter, Terry & Company to Provide Investment Banking Services

DALLAS, June 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (OTC PINK:RMHB) announced today that the Company has engaged Carter, Terry & Company, a full-service investment brokerage, investment banking, asset management, and banking services firm.

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Georgia GOP State Convention Endorses Cannabis Oil Resolution

On June 4, 2016, a cannabis oil resolution was endorsed by the Georgia GOP State Convention in Augusta. The resolution requires that the Georgia General Assembly figure out how parents in Georgia can access cannabis oil, which was legalized in the state on March 27, 2015.

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North American Cannabis Holdings Inc. Announces First AmeriCanna Café Licensee

DALLAS, October 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USMJ) today announced the first AmeriCanna Café licensee. The Company launched its AmeriCanna Café business in June this year in conjunction with the acquisition of a CityBlends Café to jumpstart a nationwide rollout of a cannabis beverage café chain.

Ganja Game Changer Georgia

Ganja Game Changer in Georgia

Deal suggests that Georgia takes time out before the next legislative session to do clinical research in a controlled environment. One plan involves teaming a commercial drug manufacturer with George Regents University. The other is to allow the academics to use cannabis oil procured legally from the National Institute on Drug Abuse based at the University of Mississippi.