‘It’s Definitely Life-Changing’ | Georgia Patients Reflect On Legal Medical Cannabis Sales One Month Later

By Joe Ripley, 11 Alive on May 28, 2023

Steve Morris has made a painstaking effort to treat his pain for years. The Navy veteran served in the armed forces from 1979 to 1982.

“You go through something like that in the service and it trains you to be a different person physically and mentally,” the Lithia Springs man said. “My lower back is destroyed. The ins and outs of being on the vessel, especially a small vessel that moves around, you take a lot of hits on your spine and other places.”

Morris’ multi-year journey for relief led him an hour’s drive away to Trulieve dispensary in Marietta. Trulieve and Botanical Sciences are the only two companies authorized to legally sell medical cannabis in Georgia. However, Trulieve is the only company to have operational dispensaries right now.

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