Search Results: Georgia

Georgia Governor Signs Bill to Regulate Hemp Products

By Mary Marty / May 15, 2024 /

Georgia’s governor has approved a new bill focused on the regulation of hemp-derived products and the expansion of the state’s hemp industry. Details of Senate Bill 494 The bill, known…

Read More

Georgia’s Optimism: Rescheduling Signals Easier Access to Medical Cannabis via Pharmacies

By Lisa Fairbanks / May 7, 2024 /

Medical marijuana businesses and regulators in Georgia are celebrating the recent announcement by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to move cannabis to Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act…

Read More

Georgia’s Hemp Regulation Bill: What’s Next for CBD and Delta-8 THC?

By Mary Marty / April 24, 2024 /

A bill awaiting Governor Brian Kemp’s signature in Georgia seeks to regulate hemp products, filling a void in consumer protection. Sponsored by Sen. Sam Watson, the legislation aims to subject…

Read More

Alabama Medical Cannabis Grower Approaches First Harvest Amid Ongoing Litigation

By Phil Greenwood / June 5, 2024 /

Native Black Cultivation Nears First Harvest Antoine Mordican, CEO of Native Black Cultivation and a medical cannabis cultivation license holder in Alabama, is on the verge of harvesting his first…

Read More

Illegal Cannabis Seizure: Over 200lbs Confiscated in I-40 Traffic Stops, $10,000 Seized

By Gene Mcklnley / May 16, 2024 /

The Arkansas State Police’s Interstate Criminal Patrol made significant arrests in separate traffic stops on Interstate 40, apprehending two women for trafficking illegal narcotics. First Traffic Stop: May 7 On…

Read More

US Reclassification of Cannabis: Implications for State Legalization

By Phil Greenwood / May 9, 2024 /

The recent proposal by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug has stirred hopes among proponents of cannabis legalization. While the immediate impact…

Read More

High Stakes: Exploring the Political Impact of Weed Legalization for Biden and Trump

By Bayley Greenleaf / April 30, 2024 /

As the American electorate braces for another showdown between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, both candidates find themselves in a unique position to capitalize on an issue that resonates strongly…

Read More

Republican Backlash: AGs Challenge Unintended Cannabis Law

By Jules Puffings / April 3, 2024 /

Addressing Legal Ambiguity: The Call for Congressional Action A coalition of 22 state attorneys general is urging Congress to address the legal vagueness that has inadvertently facilitated the sale of…

Read More