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In Macon, it’s just a ticket for some cannabis

7/9/19--Previously, in Macon-Bibb County, you could get a $1,000 fine and serve up to a year in jail for marijuana possession. Earlier this year, however, county commissioners voted to reduce the penalty to a $75 ticket for an ounce or less of pot with no possibility of jail time. Read

Augusta explores municipal marijuana farm

5/13/19--The city of Augusta owns roughly 600 acres of fallow farm land southeast of downtown. Twenty-five acres of that land are suitable for supporting a municipal marijuana farm. County Commissioner William Fennoy, in whose district the land is located, said he sees the potential for an influx of revenue flowing to the city coffers, but he also has some concerns regarding start-up costs. Read

CBD In Georgia: From medicine cabinets to Metro Atlanta cocktails

5/13/19--Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law that allows Georgia farmers to grow hemp. The crop is the source of products ranging from rope to soap to CBD oil. It is suddenly a ubiquitous trend, showing up even on Atlanta menus. Read

Insight with John Ferrugia: Marijuana – The State of High

fb-square-english-spanish10/27/16--In the premiere of Rocky Mountain PBS' investigative series, "Insight", news anchor John Ferrugia explores what is unknown about the risks of high potency THC for those who "dab" so-called "wax", "honey", or "shatter" that can bathe the brain with hundreds of milligrams of the drug compared to a limit of 10 milligrams per serving of edibles infused with THC. Read