“I don’t make plans that far along, and it’s a little premature because I don’t think Georgia’s going to move that fast. I’m 63 and it might take a while. I’ve already been doing it 40 years,” he said.
However, Cornwell said he will make recommendations for those seeking medical treatment.
Cornwell said the shop is the first reform office in Georgia for the Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition (CAMP), which is an advocacy group founded in 1978.
“We sell a CBD [Cannabidiol] oil that’s THC free, and we’ll be selling lotions and salves and hemp seed, and we have raw pressed virgin hemp oil that’s used for skin and stuff,” he said. “We’ll be having everything that’s just legal. No ganga. No pipes.”
Shirah also said publicity about The Pot Shop is good for Little 5 Points.
“It’s going to gain a lot of attention and bring a lot of attention into the area. As far as it affecting it in a negative way, no,” he said.
Even with The Pot Shop’s political statement, its wares comply with legal boundaries, according to Cornwell.
The ‘Medical Cannabis’ sign can be interpreted as a political statement rather than advertising, because the store functions as a retail establishment and a reform office, according to Cornwell.
“Basically we have resources for cannabis reformers. We have to have income,” he said. “People aren’t very generous for marijuana reform. I’ve accomplished to ‘kill two birds with one stone’ by having a retail cannabis shop and having an office for reform in one place.”
Buy weed in atlanta Forty year advocate of marijuana reform Paul Cornwell will debut his new store called The Pot Shop located in Little 5 Points on April 20 at 4:20 p.m. The shop boldly sports