Georgia’s National Cannabis Bill to Allow Home Use Only

Georgia’s National Cannabis Bill to Allow Home Use Only

The country is working through a debate over how to legalize cannabis.

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September 21, 2018

A new bill on cannabis has been introduced to parliament by Georgia’s Interior Ministry which would fully legalize consumption at home while still imposing fines for the purchase and possession of the drug. The draft law, which came in response to a Constitutional Court ruling legalizing cannabis use, has faced criticism from both conservatives and rights groups.

 

The bill, published on Monday, would maintain penalties for public use of cannabis allowing cannabis use only at home those over 21 years old.

 

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