Possession of marijuana is illegal in Georgia. There are currently no bills being considered by the Georgia legislature that would legalize the use of marijuana under any circumstances.→ Read More
Georgia Marijuana Laws
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Can I be charged with possession of marijuana if I’m a passenger in someone’s car and marijuana is found? What does’possession’ mean under Georgia marijuana laws?
You can be charged with possession of marijuana in Georgia if it is found in a car in which you are a passenger. However, if the marijuana was not found on your person and did not belong to you, you have a good chance of avoiding a conviction. Similarly, as the driver of a car when marijuana is found inside, you can be charged with possession even if the marijuana did not belong to you. As in many states, Georgia legally defines’possession’ as either physical or constructive.→ Read More
In May 2010, Georgia passed a law making illegal the substance popularly known as K2 (JWH-018), as well as other cannabinoids. K2, whose other popular names include genie, spice, zohai, fake weed, or synthetic pot, is typically sold as incense or potpourri. Although sometimes referred to as “synthetic marijuana,” the term confuses K2 with tetrahydrocannabinols, which have been illegal under Georgia law for some time.→ Read More