Georgia|Church protests halt Georgia cannabis law

Georgian priests lead anti-cannabis march

Georgia’s government has halted moves to legalise medical marijuana cultivation after protests led by the country’s powerful Orthodox church.

Parliament speaker Irakli Kobakhidze told reporters the authorities would not take any “hasty decisions” but rather try to get its message across to the public, the civil.ge news site reports.

“False information is being spread, so we need to pay particular attention to informing the public, and then take the decision together,” he said, adding that opponents of the cannabis bill had “misled” Georgians into thinking it meant all drug restrictions would simply be dropped.
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