Cagle, the president of the Senate, didn’t speak about the bill as it passed the Senate.
Georgia’s current medical marijuana law, created in 2015, made it legal for people suffering from cancer and more than a dozen other illnesses to possess small amounts of cannabis oil if a physician approves.
Nearly 4,000 patients are currently on the state’s medical marijuana registry.
The bill now advances to Gov. Nathan Deal for his approval or veto.
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