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Democratic congressional candidate plans forum on legalization of cannabis

By AccessWDUN Staff

The Democratic candidate for Georgia's Ninth District congressional seat has organized a forum to discuss the issues surrounding legalization of cannabis.

Josh McCall said in a press statement the meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13 will focus on  the economic, environmental, medical, criminal justice and legal aspects of legalization. 

“I don't smoke any illegal substance – never have. But I still believe that people should make their own decisions over what they do with their bodies, in the privacy of their own home,” McCall said. “I also support the medical community, and believe that doctors should have as many options as they need to provide proper care for their patients.”

McCall said he has invited experts to speak on the issue and he has invited community members to share personal stories.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fair Street Community Center at 715 Fair Street in Gainesville. 

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