Obtaining a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card
- Patients and caregivers of patients who believe they may be eligible should consult with their physician about the possibility of obtaining a card allowing them to possess 20 fluid ounces of low THC oil.
- If approved by the physician, the patient or patient’s caregivers’ information will be entered into DPH’s secure “Low THC Oil Registry” and a MMJ card will be issued.
- Patients and caregivers will be notified when the cards are ready for pickup within 15 business days from one of several public health offices geographically spread around the state.
Cost of Medical Marijuana Cards in Georgia
The standard fee for obtaining a vital record in Georgia is $25– and the MMJ Card will be valid for two years from the date issued. After that, cardholders will need to again consult with their physician to verify their continued eligibility as well as request that they update and confirm their information on registry.
GA Medical Cannabis Low THC Qualifying Conditions
1- Cancer, when the disease has reached end stage, or the treatment produces related wasting illness, recalcitrant nausea and vomiting
2- Seizure disorders related to diagnosis of epilepsy or trauma related head injuries
3- Severe or end stage amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
4- Severe or end stage multiple sclerosis
5- Severe or end stage Parkinson's disease
6- Severe or end stage sickle cell disease
7- Crohn's disease - mitochondrial disease
For more information regarding the Georgia Medical Marijuana Program and the Low THC Oil Registry please check the State of Georgia's Home Site Here.
Other than Low TCH Oil, cannabis is not currently legal in GA, however we are now pre-registering patients on Georgia Dispensaries as Georgia cannabis legalization comes closer. If you would like to be on the early list to receive notices as well as the forms as they become available, just fill out the pre-registration form below.