Republic of Georgia considers legalizing marijuana, minister says

The Republic of Georgia is considering the legalization of marijuana, a government minister said Friday.

David Sergeyenko, minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, pointed out “ban-related mechanisms,” such as Georgia’s laws against marijuana, “often entail a ricochet effect, which means strengthening and development of other directions,” a reference to distinguishing marijuana from other drugs. He added the issue requires a “well-considered strategy” and said the legalization of marijuana could be a part of it.

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