The Georgia Medical Cannabis Study Committee will be having its inaugural meeting at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta tomorrow (August 27th). This committee, officially titled, “Study Committee on Prescription Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions” is a joint committee comprising of four House and Senate members respectively, namely;
Co-Chairs: Sen. Renee Unterman, 45th & Rep. Alan Peake, 141st
Sen. Dean Burke, 11th
Sen. Butch Miller, 49th
Sen. Curt Thompson, 5th
Rep. Micah Gravley, 67th
Rep. Rich Golick, 40th
Rep. Margaret Kaiser, 59th
The committee meeting will run from 1 pm – 3 pm, and will be held in Room 341 of the Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St SW Atlanta, GA 30334. The Agenda of this meeting is titled, “Overview of Medical Marijuana laws”.
James Bell, Georgia C.A.R.E (Campaign for Access Reform and Education) Director is expected to testify before this committee.
Other meeting dates scheduled are as follows:
Wednesday, September 10: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Mercer University
Wednesday, October 1: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Georgia Gwinnett College
Wednesday, October 22: 1:00p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Georgia Regents University
Wednesday, November 12: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Georgia State Capitol
P.S: I never imagined that my first topical post on Peach Pundit would be on marijuana but I am told it is for a good cause.