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Gov. Deal signs ineffective medical marijuana bill

This past Monday, Gov. Deal passed a bill that allows Georgians to possess medical marijuana to treat PTSD — but the bill is meaningless, and Deal knows it. The bill is completely ineffective unless in-state medical marijuana cultivation and distribution is legalized. Until then, Georgians have no way to legally receive the treatment they’ve supposedly been granted. Lawmakers didn’t pass a bill that would have legalized harvesting and distribution of cannabis oil. As the AJC