In April 2015 Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed HB1, otherwise known as the Haleigh’s Hope Act, into law. In 2016 lawmakers tried — and failed — to expand the Haleigh’s Hope Act to include an in-state marijuana cultivation and regulation model as well as additional medical conditions, including PTSD, Autism, Tourette’s Syndrome and other medical conditions that have been successfully treated with cannabis medicine.
Who can possess Low THC Oil in Georgia?
Patients who have one of eight qualifying medical conditions (or caregivers of those patients), and who have been registered with the Department of Public Health by their doctor may possess up to 20 ounces of low THC oil. Those conditions include:
- Cancer, when such diagnosis is end stage or the treatment produces related wasting illness or recalcitrant nausea and vomiting
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
- Seizure disorders related to diagnosis of epilepsy or trauma related head injuries
- Multiple sclerosis, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
- Crohn’s disease
- Mitochondrial disease
- Parkinson’s disease, when such diagnosis is sever or end stage
- Sickle cell disease, when such diagnosis is severe or end stage
- Tourette’s syndrome, when such syndrome is diagnosed as severe
- Autism spectrum disorder, when (a) patient is 18 years of age or more, or (b) patient is less than 18 years of age and diagnosed with severe autism
- Epidermolysis bullosa
- Alzheimer’s disease, when such disease is severe or end stage
- AIDS when such syndrome is severe or end stage
- Peripheral neuropathy, when symptoms are severe or end stage
- Patient is in hospice program, either as inpatient or outpatient
- Intractable pain
- Post-traumatic stress disorder resulting from direct exposure to or witnessing of a trauma for a patient who is at least 18 years of age
What kind of Low THC Oil is allowed in Georgia?
In Georgia Low THC oil is defined as an oil containing a maximum amount of 5% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and an equal or greater amount of CBD (cannabidiol).
Where can I find a doctor in Georgia?
Patients who have a qualifying medical condition and do not have a doctor willing to recommend low THC oil to treat that condition might have some luck finding a doctor in this Georgia low THC oil Healthcare Provider Directory.
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