$25 G’s To Roll A J? My Thoughts On HB 847

By Mark Yurachek

Within Georgia’s cannabis community, HB 847, which includes many proposed changes to Georgia’s Hemp Farming Act, has caused almost as much hysteria as the Coronavirus. The bill originally proposed was a provision for misdemeanor punishment for negligently violating O.C.G.A. §2-23-4, and felony punishment for intentionally violating it. Those controversial provisions were withdrawn from the bill which recently sailed through the Georgia House and is presently before the Senate, but many other provisions, which may have a profound effect on Georgia’s nascent hemp industry, have changed.

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