ATLANTA -- The controversial fight to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law got off the ground at the state capitol Wednesday.

The goal for supporters is to allow more patients to use a low THC cannabis oil.

11Alive News was the only local station inside the first hearing for the expanded bill.

“March 7, I began illegally treating my son with cannabis oil,” said Dale Jackson, medical cannabis advocate. Georgians willing to break the law in the fight for medical cannabis are making their voices heard this 2017 legislative session.

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