How to Get a Georgia Medical Marijuana Card

The Georgia Department of Public Health has a Low THC Oil Registry Program for qualified patients. Being approved for the program entitles a patient to possess 20 fluid ounces of low THC oil within the state of Georgia.

Who can qualify?

In order to receive a Low THC Oil Registry card you must be a resident of Georgia, 18 years of age or older, or have parents or legal guardians who can apply for a Caregiver Registry Card. You must also be diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • End-stage cancer, or a cancer treatment that produces wasting illness or recalcitrant nausea and vomiting
  • Severe or end-stage ALS
  • Seizure disorders connected with epilepsy or head injuries
  • Severe or end-stage Multiple Sclerosis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Mitochondrial disease
  • Severe or end-stage Parkinson’s disease
  • Severe or end-stage Sickle cell disease
  • Severe Tourette’s Syndrome
  • An adult with Autism spectrum disorder, or a minor with severe autism
  • Epidermolysis bulls
  • Severe or end-stage Alzheimer’s
  • Severe or end-stage AIDS
  • Severe or end-stage peripheral neuropathy
  • inpatient or outpatient states in a hospice program

How much does it cost?

$25.00 to be paid when picking the card up from a Public Health Office.

How do I apply?

To apply for a Medical Marijuana card in Georgia do the following:

  1. Visit with your physician and have them enter the patient’s or caregiver’s information into the Low THC Oil Registry
  2. If approved, patients and caregivers will be notified within 15 business days that a card is ready for pickup. A representative from the department’s Office of Vital Records will help you choose which Public Health Office to pick the card up from.

 


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