In 2015 Georgia Passed HB-1 "Haleigh's Hope Act", which allows for patients with qualifying conditions to obtain their GA Low THC Oil card. This card allows the cardholder to be in possession of up to 20 fluid ounces of 5% THC oil. This program did not set guidelines for cultivation, manufacturing or dispensing of low THC oil to registered patients.
GA HB65 was established during the 2017- 2018 Georgia legislative session. This legislation allows for the creation of a "Joint Study Commission". 2018 also say the Georgia program expand the current program to include a total of 17 clinical conditions.
During the 2019 GA legislative session, HB-324 was introduced and passed into state law. Under this program the state would establish guidelines for licensure allowing for the cultivation of medical cannabis for the production of Low THC oil. This program would allow for the issuance of 2- Class 1 cultivation permits and 4- Class II permits for companies or entities to cultivate and dispense low THC oil. HB-324 also allows for 2 provisional licenses to be made available to two land grant, agriculture based universities. These universities are the University of Georgia and Fort Valley State University.
This law also establishes guidelines for what forms of low THC oil are acceptable under Georgia state law.
Georgia House Bill -1 also known as the "Haleigh's Hope Act", allows for patients with qualifying conditions to obtain their 5% Low THC Oil Card in the state of Georgia.
Georgia House Bill 65 allowed for the creation of the Joint Study Commission on Low THC Medical Oil Access. This committee is to provide recommendations to the Georgia Composite Medical Board on additional conditions that may be treated by low THC oil.
Georgia House Bill Hb-324 was passed in 2019 to provide for the cultivation, production, manufacturing, dispensing of low THC oil in this state. This law is also to provide for the creation of the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission.