Medical (Limited)

Important Dates

2015: HB 1 was signed by the Governor of Georgia legalizing low-THC medical cannabis oil for those with approved illnesses.
2017: Additional conditions were added to the list of approved illnesses.

History

Georgia passed Haleigh’s Hope Act in 2015 allowing patients to legally possess low-THC medical cannabis oil. In 2017, the government expanded on the law and added an additional six conditions to the list of approved illnesses.

FAQs

Can I possess, buy or grow marijuana in Georgia?

Medical and recreational marijuana is illegal in Georgia. Currently, the law in Georgia states that qualified persons with certain medical conditions can possess small amounts (up to 20 fluid ounces) of CBD oil. Approved medical conditions include but are not limited to: “end stage” cancer, seizure disorders, Chron’s disease, Parkinson’s, severe Tourette’s Syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease. The current law does not address how low-THC oil is made, purchased or shipped.

Can I operate a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana in Georgia?

No.

How do I get a medical marijuana card in Georgia?

With a doctor’s approval, Georgian residents can apply through the government for a low-THC oil registry card.

Can I use marijuana in public in Georgia?

No.

Can I sell marijuana in Georgia?

It is illegal to sell marijuana in Georgia.

Disclaimer

The information presented here should not be construed as legal advice. State and Federal laws are always subject to change. We aim to keep this page as updated as possible; however, for additional information regarding Georgia marijuana laws, please see Find Law and the National Conference of State Legislatures.