Bill Passed in Georgia Permitting Low-THC Marijuana

Georgia could soon allow the production and sale of low-potency medical marijuana oil under a bill passed by the House on March 5, 2019. Two days before a legislative deadline typically requiring bills to pass at least one chamber by March 7, 2019, lawmakers voted 123-40 to clear the measure. [...]

2019-04-16T08:59:46-07:00March 13, 2019|

Poll: Majority of Georgia Voters Want Legal Cannabis

A recent poll of Georgia voters finds that 55 percent favor adult-use legalization and only 33 percent oppose it, with 12 percent not sure. In contrast, a poll conducted in 2017 showed that only 46 percent favored legalization. The difference a year makes was less pronounced on the issue of [...]

2018-10-30T02:36:48-07:00November 1, 2018|

24 States Considering Legalization This Year

More than 20 states could vote to legalize marijuana in November, according to recent news reports. That means 2016 could be the biggest year yet for cannabis reform. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that elections officials in 19 states have already received petitions to legalize the drug for recreation or [...]

2018-09-12T10:59:51-07:00February 28, 2016|

Georgia Gov. Issues Orders to Enact CBD Law

A limited form of medical marijuana is now all but legal in Georgia. Geogia Gov. Nathan Deal The state legislature approved a bill in March that would allow patients with certain severe conditions to use a non-intoxicating form of cannabis known as CBD oil. This oil mostly benefits [...]

2018-09-12T11:13:20-07:00March 28, 2015|

Cops in Georgia Mistake Okra Plants for Dope

Remember the kids in high school who tried like hell to score weed but ended up with oregano instead? Well, put those kids in police uniforms and you have some idea of what happened to Dwayne Perry of Cartersville, Ga. Perry said he woke Oct. 21 to the sound of [...]

2019-10-10T10:59:02-07:00November 11, 2014|

Inmates Smuggle Weed Using Grandmother’s Coffin

Authorities in Georgia said two inmates tried to smuggle marijuana into the prison using their dead grandmother’s casket. Emma Mae Faulk of Macon died Aug. 24 at 74 years old. Her body was shown for viewings at the Bentley Brothers Funeral Home. Henry Rouse Two of her grandsons, [...]

2019-10-10T11:13:36-07:00October 20, 2014|
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