DALTON, GA — The Georgia legislature is considering a bill to legalize the use of medical cannabis. It's getting a lot of attention because it comes from the same plant as marijuana.
It passed unanimously in the committee vote this week. and now heads to the House floor Monday.
Some North Georgia parents are trying to rally support and contact lawmakers to vote in favor of a bill that would legalize the use of medical cannabis. It's sometimes referred to as medical marijuana, but it's actually an oil from the cannabis plant that treats seizure disorders. These parents say passing this bill could save their kids lives.