Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis Hearings

Today, October 28, 2015, the Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis (Low THC) will continue its hearings on drafting better legislation for the 2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly.

According to a press release by State Representative Allen Peake (R-Macon) the Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis will hold its next meeting today from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building (CLOB) in Atlanta.

This meeting will include testimony from law enforcement officials, including the Georgia Sheriff’s Association and Police Chiefs of Georgia. The commission will also hear from the Georgia Pharmacy Association, and testimony from a medical marijuana security specialist.

The commission is preparing legislation for the 2016 session. Advocate are seeking to expand the medical conditions allowed for cannabis and establish in-state cultivation.

In the 2015 session a bill was passed to allow for certain patients to receive a medical card by way of getting cannabis medicine legally in Georgia.