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The "Peake" of medical cannabis leaving Georgia Legislature

By Lyle V. Harris

After 12 years in the General Assembly, Rep. Allen Peake, the soft-spoken Macon Republican who’s considered the “godfather” of Georgia’s medical cannabis movement, is calling it quits. Sort of.

Although Peake, 57, is not running for re-election, he vows to stay involved in the issue with which his name has become synonymous