High stakes: What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

8/22/19–Early in May, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the Georgia Hemp Farming Act, which legalized hemp production in the state to help farmers get into this industry and promote economic development. However, since hemp and marijuana are so similar in look and smell, a growing number of prosecutors across the state are putting a pause on marijuana charges. Marijuana is still not legal in the state, but law enforcement cannot accurately tell the difference between the substances right now. Read