One of the leading advocates in Georgia for medical marijuana is headed to Cleveland this month on a crusade to persuade other delegates to the Republican National Convention to endorse medical marijuana as part of the party’s platform.

Dale Jackson, the father of an autistic son who relies on cannabis oil for treatment, plans to arrive at the convention days before it starts July 18 to ramp up talks he’s had over the past month with other Republican activists.

“Our hope is that we’ll be successful on getting a statement of support on medical marijuana on the platform,” said Jackson, one of Georgia’s 76 delegates to the meeting.

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