Georgia State Senator Curt Thompson has filed a constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older.
Senate Resolution 6 will be considered by the state’a Legislature when it reconvenes on January 12th. If approved by lawmakers, it will be placed on the ballot to be voted on by the people before becoming law.
The proposal would legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis for those 21 and older, while also authorizing state-licensed cannabis retail outlets.
Senator Thompson filed another bill, Senate Bill 7, which would legalize medical cannabis for those with a debilitating condition such as cancer, glaucoma or HIV/AIDS.
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