It’s an uphill battle, however. Gov. Nathan Deal and law enforcement advocates have opposed any type of expansion without a corresponding move by federal officials to ease restrictions and reclassify the drug. President-elect Donald Trump, in the meantime, has nominated someone for attorney general — U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. — who has been a fierce critic of the drug.
Still, the architect of Georgia's law, state Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, plans to push for broader access during the upcoming legislative session which begins Monday. The poll results, he said, should speak volumes.
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