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Common conditions cannabis recommended for include
- Severe or end-stage ALS
- Severe or end-stage Multiple Sclerosis
- Severe or end-stage Parkinson's Disease
- Severe or end-stage sickle cell disease
- Severe or end-stage Alzheimer’s disease
- Severe or end-stage peripheral neuropathy
- Severe or end-stage AIDS
- Epilepsy / Seizure Disorders
- Crohn's Disease
- Mitochondrial Disease
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Severe Tourettes syndrome
- Epidermolysis bullosa
- Patient in hospice
- Intractable pain
- PTSD (18 + only)
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical marijuana certificate letter on its own = $199 at Leafwell.co
Georgia application fee = $25
Renewal fee = $199 at Leafwell.co
In Georgia, the following conditions may qualify you for a medical marijuana certificate and card:
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Autism (must be severe if patient is under 18)
- Cancer (end stage or when treatment produces related wasting illness or nausea and vomiting)
- Crohn’s Disease
- Epidermolysis bullosa
- Intractable pain
- Mitochondrial Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Seizure disorders (including those caused by epilepsy and head trauma)
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Terminal condition
- Tourette’s Syndrome
Telemedicine for medical cannabis is legal in Georgia. Therefore Leafwell’s services are accessible via telehealth in Georgia.
There are three simple steps to seeing a Leafwell provider in Georgia to obtain your medical marijuana card:
1. Create a Leafwell account using a valid email address and choosing a password. You’ll then be asked to complete a brief questionnaire of personal and health information and to either take or upload a photograph of identification (Leafwell is required by law to verify your identity). You will need a smartphone, computer, or tablet with a reliable internet connection and a working camera to be seen by a Leafwell provider.
2. Next, you will be taken to the virtual waiting room where you’ll be connected Leafwell provider for a video chat (i.e., a virtual doctor’s visit). (You will receive a text message to your cell phone when the provider is ready to see you.) During the video chat, the provider will assess your health situation to determine if you qualify for a medical marijuana certification.
3. If you are approved for a medical marijuana card, you’ll be sent a copy of your certificate letter via email as well as a waiver. You will then need to get the waiver notorized and submit it along with your certificate to the state. The state will contact you when they are ready for your documents. It can take up to 2 weeks. Once approved, you will be provided with a pickup time where you will pay to complete your medical marijuana card application.
Leafwell requires the following documents for your online visit:
– Photo ID (e.g., driver’s permit/license, Georgia ID, or U.S. passport)
– Proof of address (e.g., utility bill, mortgage, rental lease, bank statement)
– Medical records (e.g. patient history, doctor’s notes, prescription information/history, imaging/scan results)
You must be at least 18 years of age in order to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Georgia.
In Georgia, you can get a medical marijuana card for a minor with parental/guardian consent. Medical marijuana has been proven to be effective for many conditions suffered by children. The Leafwell providers understand this and frequently work with parents to help them get their children the medical care they need.
Yes, medical marijuana patients in Georgia can have a caregiver. To apply as a caregiver, follow this process:
1. Attend the appointment with the Leafwell physician, alongside the patient
2. If approved, our physician will submit your details as the caregiver to the registry
3. A caregiver application is $25, payable to the state
Yes, Leafwell can help you renew your medical marijuana certificate and card. If you’re a returning patient, all your information is stored in our HIPAA-compliant platform, and the process is quick and easy. If you are not already a Leafwell patient, click here to create an account and complete your renewal.
Georgia medical marijuana certificates are valid for two years. When you use Leafwell to obtain your certificate, we’ll send you a reminder email one month before your card is due to expire to make sure you have plenty of time to submit your renewal application.
In Georgia, you can possess the following amounts with a valid MMJ Card:
- Up to 20 fl oz of low THC oil
- This oil can contain no more than 5% THC
If you have a medical marijuana card, you can buy cannabis in Georgia at a licensed dispensary or use a licensed delivery service. There are currently no open dispensaries in the state.
Note that Georgia does not have a full medical marijuana program but rather a low THC Oil Registry. It’s very restrictive in the types of products which a medical marijuana user can purchase and use.
You cannot buy:
- Vape oil
Some States accept out-of-state Medical Marijuana Cards. This is called reciprocity. The following States accept out-of-state medical cannabis cards:
– Alaska ^
– Arkansas *
– California ^
– Georgia ^
– Hawaii *
– Oklahoma *
– Oregon ^
– Puerto Rico
– Rhode Island
– Washington ^
– Washington D.C.
States marked with * require visitors to complete a visiting patient application for the duration of their stay.
States marked with ^ have adult use programs but do not accept out of state cards.
There is a database but it is not public. Once you have been approved, the Leafwell physician will submit your details as required to the Low-THC program. However, this is not accessible by the general public.
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.
Yes, we do. All of the doctors who work with Leafwell are licensed physicians within Georgia and experienced medical marijuana doctors. We’re committed to working with physicians who understand the value of medical cannabis and can help people interested in trying medical marijuana and providing medical support and guidance.
No. Cultivating cannabis is illegal in the state of Georgia, even for qualifying medical cannabis patients.
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