House Bill Calls For Statewide Vote On Medical Marijuana

first_img0:35 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Related Stories An audio version of this story.0:35A longtime red state might change its attitude about something green.State Rep. Allen Peake introduced a bill Thursday that calls for a statewide vote on whether or not to legalize the cultivation and distribution of marijuana for medical purposes.In 2015, the Republican from Macon led the efforts that produced a state law that permitted cannabis oil for some medical issues.Peake’s new law doesn’t specify where the pot could be grown or who could grow it, saying a referendum needed to come first.Gov. Nathan Deal, who signed the medical cannabis possession law two years ago, previously said he doesn’t support legalizing cultivation in the state. Like us on Facebook For Whom The Bell Rings Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility Share ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more