Georgia’s HB 847 Pushes To Re-Criminalize Hemp Possession

Georgia’s HB 847 Pushes To Re-Criminalize Hemp Possession

Barely a year after the legalization of hemp by the federal government with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, state lawmakers in Georgia are pushing to re-criminalize possession of small amounts of the plant. Under a bill approved on Tuesday by the Georgia House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee, anyone possessing “green leafy” hemp or transporting hemp plants would be required to carry paperwork proving they are working for a licensed hemp business. Under the measure, HB 847, anyone without a license caught with less than one ounce of hemp plant material would be subject to punishment of up…

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