DEA Warns Georgia Pharmacies To Stop Selling Low-THC Cannabis Oil

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The move made it legal for over 400 independent pharmacies in Georgia to apply for the program and dispense cannabis oil. Where Georgia went the furthest is that they were the first state in the country to have pharmacies dispense medical marijuana. Federal law enforcement agents sent a warning letter dated Nov. 27 to pharmacies across Georgia, warning them that dispensing and selling cannabis oil is illegal under federal law. Beginning last Oct. 27, Georgia is the first state in the U.S. to permit independent pharmacies to sell low-THC oil. The letter arrived a month into Georgia’s medical cannabis program.

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Federal law enforcement agents sent a warning letter dated Nov. 27 to pharmacies across Georgia, warning them that dispensing and selling cannabis oil is illegal under federal law. The letter arrived a month into Georgia’s medical cannabis program.

Last June, Georgia’s Board of Pharmacy released a set of regulations that enable the state’s independent pharmacies to dispense cannabis oil to eligible patients enrolled in a registry maintained by the state Department of Public Health. Beginning last Oct. 27, Georgia...

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