Senate version of medical marijuana bill would not...
by The Associated Press
11:42 AM, Monday, March 02
A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately. Advocates of the House bill, whi...

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