New medicinal marijuana bill gives many families hope

4/24/19–Governor Kemp has made it legal for up to six private entities to grow marijuana in the state of Georgia for medical purposes only. The bill also signs off on two research centers. Under this new law, medicinal marijuana cannot be advertised, smoked or vaped, and can only be recommended for sixteen different conditions. According to State Representative and doctor, Mark Newton, this law could make a difference for some Georgia families. Read