Georgia MMJ Meetings Scheduled

Peachtree NORML leading the fight for recreational and medical cannabis in Georgia

WHAT: Joint Study Committee Prescription of Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions Meeting

WHEN: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Georgia State Capitol Room 341 206 Washington St SW Atlanta, GA 30334

Parking: $5 – Pete Hackney Parking Deck 162 Jesse Hill Jr., Drive, Atlanta, GA – Or take MARTA to the Georgia State Station. One block to capitol.

Hospitality Room: Hosted by Peachtree NORML
Purpose: Medical Marijuana Committee Hearing staging room for patients / guests
Where: Georgia State Capitol Room 230
When: 8:45 am-4:30 pm on August 27th
The signage will read: MMJ Group/Representative Michael Smith

Committee Members:
-Study Committee on Prescription Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions-
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 hearings will be conducted on:
Wednesday, August 27 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Room 341 CAP State Capitol
AGENDA: Overview of Medical Marijuana laws

Other Meeting Dates Scheduled:
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

Things you can do to help:
-Attend a hearing in your area. All are invited to attend these hearings
-We are seeking patients who benefit / potentially benefit from cannabis as medicine. Please contact our coordinator James Bell at for instructions on how to be involved
-Write a short testimonial about your experience with or need for cannabis and submit it to the committee

Rick D. Day

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