Group Hears Ideas for Distributing Cannabis in Georgia

ATLANTA — Could marijuana someday be a Georgia crop like peaches, peanuts and onions?

A committee appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal heard from experts on Wednesday about how to set up a distribution network for medical cannabis.

About 200 Georgia residents currently have permits to possess and use medical marijuana, but it’s still illegal to grow it, so residents have to break federal law in to bring it in from other states. The Medical Cannabis Commission is researching whether that should change.

Jagger Cotte, 4, is growing in Colorado, even though his family’s roots are in Georgia.  His dad, Sebastien, says his dosage of medical cannabis for seizures isn’t allowed in Georgia, and even if it were, he’d have to break the law to get it here.

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