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GDDG Postpones Discussions on Cannabis Cultivation Bill for Two Months

The ruling Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia (GDDG) has decided to postpone discussions on the draft bill that would legalize cultivation of medical cannabis and its production for export. The respective decision was passed by the parliamentary bureau – a body that takes decisions on putting the draft bills into review – yesterday. …

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GDDG Backtracks on Cannabis Cultivation Law after Church Outcry

Following a wave of church-led protests, the ruling Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia party has decided to backtrack on the draft bill envisaging legalization of medical marijuana cultivation and production for export purposes. Speaking to reporters on September 16, Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze said the GDDG would not take “a hasty” decision …

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Govt Mulls Medical Cannabis Cultivation for Export

Responding to Civil.ge query, the Georgian Interior Ministry has confirmed that the government is considering licensing of cultivation and production of medical cannabis for export, stressing that “the sale of marijuana inside the country will remain a criminal offense.” The Ministry also said that it drafted legislative amendments that “puts …

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Constitutional Court Bans Sanctions for Personal Use of Marijuana

The Constitutional Court of Georgia declared unconstitutional the provision of the administrative code, which imposes financial and other non-custodial sanctions for non-prescribed use of marijuana. The lawsuit was filed by Zurab Japaridze and Vakhtang Megrelishvili of the New Political Center (NPC) – Girchi, a libertarian political party in Georgia, who …

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