Last year, just before it was time to vote in the mayoral election, residents of Atlanta got a nice, sticky surprise courtesy of former mayoral candidate Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta City Council. Per the “decriminalization” bill, Ordinance 17-O-1152, weed was about to be way less of a problem in the eyes of the law. But some lingering confusion remained about what exactly that meant… possibly because everybody in town lit up immediately after hearing the news.
But now that it’s festival season again, it’s a good time to examine our current marijuana laws and figure out what’s legal, and what’s smoke. And in this case, ironically, you don’t want that smoke. So here’s a state of the state on marijuana legalization, with all of your questions about cannabis and Georgia law answered.