Ga. Rep. Allen Peake From Macon Files Medical Cannabis Grow Bill | The Telegraph

Rep. Allen Peake from Macon files medical cannabis grow bill State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, filed a bill at the state Capitol in Atlanta on Wednesday that, if approved, would allow medical cannabis cultivation by a handful of growers in Georgia. MAGGIE LEE i Order Reprint of this Story ATLANTA — State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, who has led a push for medical marijuana in Georgia, is starting the year with a plan to plant cannabis seeds in Georgia. Peake wants the state to issue up to six licenses for medical cannabis cultivators in Georgia. Wednesday morning, he filed House Bill 722, a 24-page bill that includes the proposal. It’s modeled on Minnesota’s medical marijuana law. In Minnesota, greenhouses have tighter security than casinos, Peake said.

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