Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

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Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. House Bill 324 (aka Georgia’s Hope Act) establishes a regulatory commission to oversee the eventual “production, manufacturing, and dispensing” of products possessing specified quantities of plant-derived […]

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Georgia: Lawmakers Advance Bill To Regulate Low-THC Oil Production

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House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, House Bill 324, to regulate the production and dispensing of low-THC oil extracts to qualified patients. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has stated that he intends to sign the bill into law. The measure amends existing law to provide for the licensed in-state “production, manufacturing, and dispensing” of products […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/15/18

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Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! This was a big week for marijuana in Congress. The House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses. Also this week Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative […]

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/4/19

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Happy New Year and welcome to the first Weekly Legislative Roundup of 2019! The new Congress was just sworn in yesterday, and they are not wasting any time. U.S. Reps. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Don Young (R-AK) re-introduced the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, which protects those engaged in state-lawful medical […]

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Cities Across Georgia Continue to Ease Penalties for Marijuana Possession

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Following the lead of municipalities around the state, the City Council of Kingsland, Georgia, voted to approve a new ordinance to ease penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. “I’m glad to see the Kingsland City Council unanimously approve this ordinance. They join Clarkston, Atlanta, Savannah, Forest Park, South Fulton and Fulton County in enacting […]

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