The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission unanimously granted provisional licenses to four more companies to produce low-THC oil to help Georgians with a list of severe ailments.
Caregivers say recent glitches have led to problems getting or renewing medical cannabis cards in Georgia.
The first two medical cannabis dispensaries in Georgia opened last week in Macon and Marietta. GPB's Peter Biello looks at how the state's cannabis policy has evolved.
On the Thursday April 27 edition of Georgia Today: Medical cannabis is finally coming to Georgia; a new Lyme disease vaccine is in the works; Major League Baseball has shut down the Braves' home run celebration.
The state Senate voted 53-3 in favor of legislation the House passed earlier this month, but with a series of substantive changes that will force it to return to the House before it can gain final passage.
The measure, which is set to go into effect in May, is an attempt to appease residents in the neighborhood, which attracts millions of tourists each year.
Georgia’s long-delayed medical marijuana program is about to take off, despite a spate of unresolved lawsuits from companies that lost out in the bidding for licenses.
Georgia’s House Study Committee on Cannabis Waste Disposal and Recycling will hold a series of meetings to examine the amount of waste that comes from manufacturing legal cannabis products and possible solutions to fix it.
The cases of accidental ingestion of cannabis candies and baked goods among small children increased 1,375% in five years, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics.
The first legal dispensary for recreational marijuana in New York rung up its first sales on Thursday, opening up what is expected to be one of the country's most lucrative markets for cannabis.
Voters in Missouri, Arkansas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Maryland will vote on legalizing recreational marijuana. Nineteen states and D.C. have approved adult cannabis possession and consumption.
A Georgia board has approved medical marijuana production licenses for two companies. The Wednesday vote by the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission moves the state a step closer to providing legal access to marijuana oil after a seven-year wait.
Thailand's government says it is promoting cannabis for medical use only, warning that lighting up recreationally in public could still considered to be a nuisance subject to a potential fines.
The agency in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program voted unanimously Thursday to turn over responsibility for hearing protests of medical cannabis license awards to the Office of State Administrative Hearings.