Georgia Medical CBD Laws

Status

CBD Specific

Law Signed:

2015

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hospice care patients
  • Intractable Pain
  • Mitochondrial disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress syndrome
  • Severe or end stage Peripheral neuropathy
  • Seizure disorder
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Tourette’s syndrome

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

20 ounces of infused cannabis oils containing not more than 5 percent THC and an amount of CBD equal to or greater than the amount of THC “if such substance is in a pharmaceutical container labeled by the manufacturer indicating the percentage of tetrahydrocannabinol.”

HOME CULTIVATION

No

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation into law last week, Senate Bill 195, permitting the establishment of up to 30 state-licensed retailers of high-CBD/low-THC oil products to qualified patients. The new law takes effect on July 1, 2021.

CAREGIVERS

No

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

RECIPROCITY

Yes. Senate Bill 16, signed into law in May 2017, states that Georgia law exempts any person who has “in his or her possession a registration card issued by another state that allows the same possession of low THC oil as provided by this state’s law.”

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