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The Georgian government has prepared a legislative initiative authorizing the production of marijuana for the purpose of taking it to the export. On Tuesday, September 11, reports InterpressNews.
According to the Agency, the representatives of the interior Ministry briefed the MPs with a version of the bill, which involves the production of marijuana for export purposes.
In the Georgian interior Ministry confirmed that the government is considering the possibility of permitting in the country of production of marijuana. “In addition, the Ministry of internal Affairs prepared a draft, which puts marijuana in a strict legal framework and limiting its use in certain places”, — quotes the Agency “Georgia Online”.
On July 30 the constitutional court of Georgia legalized the use of marijuana in the country, the ban on the purchase or possession of the drug remains in force. For possession and purchase of drugs (5 grams of dried marijuana and 10 grams of raw) will be punished with administrative fine of 500 lari (more than 12.7 thousand). A criminal case can be initiated in case of detection of larger amounts of the drug.
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