The Week In Marijuana

26 Jan

 

Georgia Bill To Legalize Cannabidiol Oil Inspired By Politician’s Visit With 4-Year-Old – The Huffington Post

The Peach State could be next in line to legalize Cannabidiol oil for medical purposes following state Rep. Allen Peake visit to a young girl suffering from a seizure disorder. The Huffington Post quotes Rep. Peake in saying the following:

“I’m an unlikely champion for this cause. I’ve never done drugs. Never smoked marijuana in my life, but I had a visit with Haleigh Cox, the daughter of a constituent of mine. The result of seeing the pain and suffering she goes through, having 100 seizures a day, and seeing a potential remedy through cannabidiol treatment, I was compelled to move to action.”

Read the entire article here.

Medical marijuana could save my daughter’s life – The Gaurdian

This impassioned opinion piece about the legalization of the CBD oil is definitely worth the read. We’ve posted many third person accounts of the benefits and arguments for the legalization of the oil, but this first person account is a refreshing. The author is also a sharp writer making the apt observation:

“Regulating high-CBD marijuana the same way we treat the pot that gets you stoned is like treating Welch’s grape juice as if it were a wine. The fact that they are derived from the same plant does not mean that they should be treated similarly under the law. It’s not a hard concept to grasp”

Read the entire article here.

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