Medical marijuana sales are coming to Georgia eventually, but a bill that lawmakers passed late Tuesday contains substantial hurdles before the state’s 8,400 registered patients can buy the drug.

The General Assembly approved a unique distribution system that could force patients to wait months or years before they’re legally able to obtain medical marijuana oil here.

Six private companies can grow medical marijuana, but no dispensaries will be allowed until a state board licenses them.

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Mark Niesse ~ Atlanta Journal-Constitution ~

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