Frequently asked questions

What are the medical marijuana laws in Georgia?

Here is an overview of the medical marijuana laws in Georgia:

February 1980 – The Senate and House passed Mona Taft’s bill to legalize medical marijuana for people diagnosed with glaucoma and cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. However, no patient was ever supplied with the product they needed.

February 2015 – the current medical marijuana law was passed, allowing medical cannabis oil which contained up to 5% THC to be purchased. It was legalized under HB1, the Haleigh’s Hope Act
May 2017 – 6 more conditions were added

2018 – 2 more conditions were added

April 2019 – the HB1 act was finally approved and became House Bill 324 and formally allowed in-state cultivation of cannabis and sale of low-THC oil.