Recent Posts

Here are a few of the latest updates on hemp in Georgia and across the country.

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Nothing Stirring In The General Assembly About Hemp … BUT

Will We See Movement?

The first two weeks of the 2019 - 2020 Georgia Legislative Session are nearly over, with not a word about Hemp.  So I called Representative Jimmy Pruett's office, knowing he has been involved in trying...

Georgia Law Doesn’t Prohibit The Processing of Cannabis Stalks and Stems

An Interesting Fact

There has never been a prohibition of Hemp "industry" in Georgia.  Just Hemp cultivation.  We have always had the ability to import dried hemp OR marijuana STALKS into Georgia.

OCGA 16-13-21 lists the...

Georgia Unprepared For Hemp Provisions In The 2018 Farm Bill

Our email has blown up since the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Dozens of emails wanting information on how to apply for licensing, where to get seeds, is it legal in Georgia now.  I've had to be the bearer of bad news.  I thought I'd write a...

First Meeting of the Georgia House Study Committee on Industrial Hemp Production Scheduled

Time and Place

The first meeting of the House Study Committee on Industrial Hemp Production has been set for August 13th, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.  The venue is Athens Technical College-Elbert County Campus, 1317 Athens...

Georgia Industrial Hemp Bill Introduced … And More

HB 465

Georgia Representative John Pezold (R-Columbus) submitted an Industrial Hemp Bill for consideration in the Georgia House on 2/22/2017.  The Bill proposes the creation of an Industrial Hemp Commission and the...

Hemp Can Help Make America Great Again.

During the 2016-2017 Georgia Legislative Session, another bill to allow the cultivation of Hemp as an Industrial Crop will be introduced.  Those who read this and support it should contact your Senators and Representatives asking for their...