Voters in Maryland and Missouri recently chosen Legalize recreational marijuana, previously legal in 19 other states and the District of Columbia. Legalization proposals were not passed in Arkansas, North Dakota and South Dakota after the November 8 elections.
In Colorado, where there was marijuana legal since 2012 voters chosen Decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for adults over the age of 21 for supervised use in government-regulated “healing centers.”
This follows Decision by US President Joe Biden on October 6th pardon all previous federal offenses of possession of marijuana. The Biden administration has also pushed to reevaluate the drug’s federal Schedule I classification, meaning it has no medical utility and high potential for abuse.
If these states choose to legalize marijuana, Georgia is left with more restrictive measures, although Georgia has recently taken steps to increase access to medical marijuana.
The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission granted two medical licenses to Botanical Sciences LLC and Trulieve Georgia Inc. on September 21, allowing both companies grow and sell marijuana oil, which must contain less than 5% Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). In addition, state law requires that both companies begin production within a year.
The new legalization has made most doctors feel like they can breathe a sigh of relief when patients can…