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Medicinal and Hemp products are legal in Georgia.

Amount of Cannabis Allowed

PARTIALLY (only medical CBD in the form of extracts high in CBD and low in THC)
Eligible patients may possess up to 20 ounces of low-THC (high-CBD) cannabis oil.

Conditions To Qualify for a Medicinal License

The law lists the following conditions and diseases which qualify for the Low THC Oil Registry:
Cancer, when such diagnosis is end stage or the treatment produces related wasting illness or recalcitrant nausea and vomiting
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
Seizure disorders related to diagnosis of epilepsy or trauma related head injuries
Multiple sclerosis, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
Crohn’s disease
Mitochondrial disease
Parkinson’s disease, when such diagnosis is sever or end stage
Sickle cell disease, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
Tourette’s syndrome, when such syndrome is diagnosed as severe
Autism spectrum disorder, when (a) patient is 18 years of age or more, or (b) patient is less than 18 years of age and diagnosed with severe autism
Epidermolysis bullosa
Alzheimer’s disease, when such disease is severe or end stage
AIDS when such syndrome is severe or end stage
Peripheral neuropathy, when symptoms are severe or end stage
Patient is in hospice program, either as inpatient or outpatient
Intractable pain
Post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from direct exposure to or witnessing of a trauma for a patient who is at least 18 years of age

Cost for a Medical License


How much can you grow?

Patients and caregivers are not authorized to grow or cultivate marijuana.

Fines / Cost

Possession Penalty:
1 oz or Less: Misdemeanor, 1 yr. or $1,000 fine

Between 1 oz and 10 lbs.: Felony, 1-10 yrs.

Over 10 lbs: This is considered trafficking

Consumption Rules

Medical cannabis oil consumption is only allowed on private property out of public sight. Driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal.

Paraphernalia Laws


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It is illegal to purchase, ship, or grow medical marijuana in Georgia, meaning that patients have no legal method to obtain it, even if they have a card to use it. State lawmakers in 2018 failed to pass House Bill 645, which would have paved the way to legally grow and harvest medical marijuana in Georgia. Even the acts of such Georgia cities as the City of Atlanta and the City of Clarkston, in decriminalizing marijuana, does not legalize its possession and does not give you the right to possess it or to possess firearms while using it.

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