State: Georgia

Georgia has passed a medical CBD law allowing for the use of cannabis extracts that are high in CBD and low in THC for any "medical condition" for which a physician recommends it.

Qualifying Conditions

  • AIDS
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hospice care patients
  • Mitochondrial disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • 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

Caregiver Information

No

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."

Source: http://norml.org/states/ga

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