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Georgia Marijuana Possession Laws

Georgia Marijuana Possession Laws:   1 ounce or less: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 1 year in jail and a maximum fine of $1,000.   More than 1 ounce: Penalty: Felony with 1 to 10 years in prison (1 year mandatory minimum) and a maximum fine of $5,000.   For further information on Georgia marijuana …

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Obama’s 2016 Budget Would Allow D.C. to Legalize and Regulate Cannabis Sales

President Obama on Monday released his proposal for the federal government’s 2016 budget. As part of the 2,000-page, $4 trillion proposed budget, Obama is calling for a reversal of recent congressional action that prohibits the District of Columbia from legalizing recreational cannabis sales. In November, D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved an initiative that legalized the possession …

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