The number of Georgians with cards allowing possession of medical cannabis has soared more than 70% in one year.

Currently, 14,511 people in Georgia have permission to possess ‘‘low THC oil,’’ officials of the state’s Department of Public Health said this week.

That’s up from 8,402 about a year ago. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, the one that gives users a “high.” 

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Andy Miller ~ WABE.org

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