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  • "Medical marijuana gave me my life back. I can make plans again, work again, enjoy life again, all because of medical marijuana. It saved my life." by HCB, Former Client
  • "The medical marijuana has given me some mental peace that I have not experienced in 50 years. It doesn’t take it away but it does soften the past experiences of combat." by Richard B., Former Client
  • "After my first treatment I noticed a difference right away. I had no side effects and was able to fully function. I suggest you try it and change your life." by Steve R., Former Client
  • "After dealing with some of these for 20+ years it is AWESOME to have these conditions finally under some control that seems reasonable. Frankly, I haven’t had a quality of life this good in a very long time." by Tom, Former Client
  • "Overall I am extremely happy and would recommend this to anyone who could benefit. It is truly an amazing medicine and I just hope enough people can open their eyes wide enough to see that." by Jill, Former Client

When did Georgia get a Medical Marijuana Program?

On April 16, 2015, a pivotal moment unfolded as Georgia introduced the “Haleigh’s Hope Act,” marking a significant step in medical marijuana reform. This landmark legislation, gaining immediate effect upon Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature, positioned Georgia as the 26th jurisdiction to decriminalize medical marijuana usage. This groundbreaking act granted legal status to Georgia medical marijuana usage within the state’s borders, catering to clearly specified medical conditions, which encompass end-stage cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson’s, and sickle cell disease.

With the authorization of low-THC medical marijuana, patients can now make appointments with a licensed Georgia medical marijuana doctor. Dispensaries for the sale of medical marijuana are projected to spring up all throughout the state within the next several years.

What is a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card?

Georgia’s Department of Health issues medicinal marijuana cards that can be used to prove medical marijuana eligibility.  A Georgia Medical Marijuana Card, also known as a Georgia Medical Cannabis Card, is an official document issued by the state of Georgia that grants individuals legal access to obtain and use medical marijuana for specific qualifying medical conditions. This card is obtained through a process involving a consultation with a certified medical marijuana doctor who evaluates the patient’s medical history and condition to determine eligibility. If the doctor deems the patient eligible, they can then apply for the card through the Georgia Department of Public Health. Once approved, the cardholder can purchase and possess medical marijuana from licensed dispensaries in accordance with the state’s regulations and guidelines. The card provides legal protection to patients who use medical marijuana for approved medical purposes.

What are the Benefits to Having a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card?

Having a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card offers several benefits to eligible individuals who are seeking alternative treatment options for their medical conditions. Some of the key benefits include:

  1. Legal Access to Medical Marijuana: Possessing a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card allows you to legally purchase, possess, and use medical marijuana from licensed dispensaries in the state.
  2. Treatment for Qualified Conditions: Cardholders can use medical marijuana to manage symptoms and improve their quality of life for specific qualifying medical conditions, as determined by state regulations. These conditions may include epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, and more.
  3. Legal Protection: Possessing a valid medical marijuana card provides legal protection against potential criminal charges related to the use of medical marijuana for approved medical conditions.
  4. Access to Medical Professionals: Cardholders can consult with certified medical marijuana doctors who can provide guidance on dosage, strains, and usage methods tailored to their specific medical conditions.
  5. Variety of Treatment Options: Medical marijuana offers a range of consumption methods, including smoking, vaporizing, edibles, oils, and tinctures, allowing patients to choose the method that suits their preferences and needs.
  6. Reduced Dependency on Pharmaceuticals: Medical marijuana can provide an alternative to traditional pharmaceuticals, reducing the need for potentially addictive or harmful medications.
  7. Improved Quality of Life: Many patients report improved pain management, reduced symptoms, and an overall enhanced quality of life through the use of medical marijuana.
  8. Community and Support: Being a part of the medical marijuana program connects patients with a supportive community of individuals who share similar health concerns and treatment goals.

It’s important to note that the specific benefits can vary based on individual circumstances and the regulations set forth by the state of Georgia. Before pursuing a medical marijuana card, individuals should consult with a certified medical professional and review the current laws and regulations in Georgia. Get started today by taking our initial qualification survey.

Who Qualifies for Medical Cannabis in Georgia?

Patients in the state of Georgia qualify for medical marijuana through their doctor if they meet the following requirements:

Click here to learn more about qualifying conditions in Georgia.

Do I need to come into the Office for my Medical Marijuana Doctor Appointment?

In Georgia, the use of telemedicine for medical cannabis consultations has received approval. This allows TruReleaf MD and our team of Georgia medical marijuana doctors to conduct virtual appointments, providing you the convenience of meeting from your own residence. Feel free to reach out to TruReleaf MD today to arrange your virtual or remote medical cannabis consultation with one of our knowledgeable and certified doctors.

Who can be a Caregiver in Georgia and Obtain a Caregiver Card?

Individuals who serve as the legal guardians for adults dealing with one or more of the designated qualifying conditions outlined by the law are eligible to apply. Similarly, parents or legal guardians of minor children facing these qualifying conditions can also seek approval. In situations where there are multiple parents or legal guardians, each has the option to apply for a distinct card. A patient is permitted to have up to two caregivers, and each will be issued a Low THC Oil Registration Card. The application process entails a nonrefundable fee of $25, ensuring access to the benefits of the program.

Learn more on our page about Georgia Medical Marijuana Caregivers.

Can I Grow Medical Marijuana in Georgia?

At present, the regulations in Georgia do not permit medicinal marijuana patients to cultivate and grow their own medical marijuana plants.

What Types of Medical Marijuana Products are Available in Georgia?

Currently, medical marijuana patients in Georgia can only use Low-THC cannabis options. This means patients can currently possess a maximum of 20 ounces of infused cannabis oils are allowed, with THC content not exceeding 5 percent. Moreover, the CBD content should equal or surpass the THC amount, provided it’s stored in a pharmaceutical container bearing manufacturer-labeled information regarding the THC percentage.

  • Flower/Plant Material
  • Tinctures
  • Edibles
  • Topicals
  • Oils

How Much Medical Marijuana Can a Patient Possess in Georgia?

A permissible quantity entails possessing up to 20 ounces of infused cannabis oils, ensuring that the THC content doesn’t surpass 5 percent. Furthermore, it’s crucial that the CBD content matches or exceeds the THC content, provided the product is stored in a pharmaceutical container clearly labeled by the manufacturer, accurately indicating the tetrahydrocannabinol percentage.

Medical Marijuana Doctor Near Me

Medical marijuana may be an option for you or a loved one in Georgia if you or they suffer from one of the conditions listed above. There is a Georgia Medical Marijuana doctor on call for you. Contact TruReleafMD today to schedule your initial appointment.

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No Card, No Charge: Patients who do not qualify for a medical marijuana card will not be charged for their appointment.

  • Initial Consultation: $150
    Schedule a telemedicine appointment to receive your medical cannabis card recommendation.
  • Recertification: $150
    Every 6 months, your medical cannabis card must be renewed to continue your medical recommendation.

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