Last Tuesday Georgia’s legislators came together to approve a medical marijuana bill enabling access to the medicine for all qualified patients. Georgia is now the 34th state legalize the cultivation of medical Cannabis. Georgia legislators worked diligently together to come to terms on the language found in the bill prior to its passing. HB 324 contains language that supports and embrace minority business participation and ownership and is now awaiting the final signature from Governor Brian Kemp. “We are super proud of the advocacy, outreach, and information M4MM provided to the legislators throughout Georgia’s 2019 legislative session. We worked hard and made a clear business case why minority business participation needed to be addressed,” says Roz McCarthy Founder/CEO of Minorities for Medical Marijuana (M4MM). McCarthy praised the bill’s language, which explicitly states “Businesses resulting from this Act should include at least 20 percent participation by minority, women, and veteran owned businesses as licensees, suppliers, and partners of businesses licensed under this Act; and The State of Georgia should encourage active participation by minority, women,…
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