Post by Logan on Apr 6, 2017 11:35:09 GMT -6
Georgia cannabis oil expansion bill heads to Governor's desk
The Georgia Senate has agreed to the House substitute of this year’s cannabis oil expansion with less than 12 hours remaining in the 2017 legislative session.
Senate Bill 16, sponsored by State Senator Ben Watson & State Representative Allen Peake, expands the list of conditions eligible for cannabis oil, a substance derived from marijuana that is not smokeable. In addition to end stage cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson’s disease and sickle cell in end stages, all of which are permitted under current law, the bill added the following conditions:
Georgia law currently allows Georgians who have registered with the Cannabis Oil State Registry to possess up to 20 fluid ounces of oil with a THC level of 5%. The bill does not beget progress for in-state growing, importation, or production.
Read more: evans.allongeorgia.com/georgia-cannabis-oil-expansion-bill-heads-to-governors-desk/