El Tribunal ha declarado que las penas de prisión por el cultivo de cannabis para uso personal son anticonstitucionales, mientras que el Gobierno está estudiando un proyecto de ley que contempla la despenalización.

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Constitutional Court of Georgia declared unconstitutional the imprisonment for illegal sowing, growing and cultivation of weed up to 266 gr. The judgment (#№1/9/701,722,725) has been delivered on July 14, 2017 in Batumi, Georgia.

Constitutional Court's judgments in shaping drug policy of Georgia is significant at a time when parliament in this fall also considering the reviewing of the draft package in changing the law for decriminalization of all drugs, which has been submitted to parliament by National Drug Policy Platform. Many different cases still are pending in the Constitutional Court for decriminalization of all drugs and the hope for changing the cruel policies in a litigation way, which can be one of the most sustainable changes than the political will or promises of any of the political parties.

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