Minority lawmakers in Georgia push their own path on medical marijuana

Screen Shot 2015-11-30 at 12.47.56 PM11/10/15–Families, look medical experts and industry insiders testified Tuesday before a group of Georgia lawmakers pushing for more outreach to black and Latino families about the state’s new medical marijuana law. The second hearing of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus’ Minority Committee on Medical Cannabis came as the group’s chairwoman, state Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, D-Lithonia, has caught the attention of colleagues. That includes state Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, who is leading the Commission on Medical Cannabis. Read