Now Open in Stockbridge!

Patients who are registered for a medical cannabis card soon will be able to access cannabis medicine in the metro Atlanta area.

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Georgians in need can soon receive the long-anticipated relief through the healing science of cannabis medicine.

Botanical Sciences was founded to deliver hope and relief to Georgia patients who suffer from any of the state’s qualifying medical conditions.

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How can I qualify for a medical cannabis card in Georgia?

To qualify for a medical cannabis card in Georgia, you must have one of the qualifying medical conditions as outlined by the state’s Department of Public Health. These conditions include, but are not limited to, cancer, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy. You will need to consult with a registered physician to receive a recommendation for medical cannabis use.

How do I find a registered physician for medical cannabis in Georgia?

You can find a registered physician by visiting the Georgia Department of Public Health’s website and searching their directory of physicians who are qualified to recommend medical cannabis. Alternatively, you can ask your primary care doctor if they are registered or if they can refer you to a physician who is.

What types of medical cannabis products are available in Georgia?

Georgia law allows for the sale of low-THC cannabis oil with a maximum concentration of 5% THC. Available products include tinctures, capsules, and topicals. Smoking or vaping of cannabis is currently not allowed under Georgia law.

Can I use my medical cannabis card from another state in Georgia?

Georgia allows you to use an out-of-state card only within 30 days of moving to Georgia. To access medical cannabis in Georgia after 30 days, you must obtain a Georgia-issued medical cannabis card.

How can I learn more about medical cannabis and its benefits?

To learn more about medical cannabis and its potential benefits for various medical conditions, visit Botanical Sciences’ educational resources section on our website. We are dedicated to providing accurate, up-to-date information to help you make informed decisions about your healthcare.

How much medical cannabis can I legally possess in Georgia?

Georgia law permits registered medical cannabis patients to possess up to 20 fluid ounces of low-THC oil. It’s important to note that possession of any form of cannabis exceeding this limit or any form of cannabis other than low-THC oil could result in legal penalties.

How can I renew my medical cannabis card in Georgia?

Medical cannabis cards in Georgia need to be renewed annually. You will need to schedule an appointment with a registered physician who can confirm your continued eligibility for medical cannabis use. Following this, you will need to submit a renewal application to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Can caregivers obtain a medical cannabis card in Georgia?

Yes; caregivers (parents or legal guardians) of patients can apply for medical cannabis cards. A Caregiver must be approved by the patient’s registered physician.

Is CBD oil the same as medical cannabis?

While CBD oil is produced by the cannabis plant, it is not the same as medical cannabis. Medical cannabis products may contain both CBD and THC, whereas CBD oil typically contains only CBD. In Georgia, low-THC oil (containing up to 5% THC) is classified as medical cannabis and requires a medical cannabis card for legal use.

What does “intractable pain” mean in Georgia’s medical cannabis context?

In the context of Georgia’s medical cannabis program, “intractable pain” is a term used to describe a type of persistent pain that remains unrelieved despite exhaustive efforts at treatment. Specifically, it refers to a pain condition where the underlying cause can’t be remedied, and the application of comprehensive pain management strategies for a minimum period of six months has either failed to provide sufficient relief or has resulted in side effects that are too severe to tolerate.

Does Atlanta Georgia have medical marijuana dispensaries?

Botanical Sciences will be opening 3 locations around the metro Atlanta area! These include Marietta, Chamblee, and Stockbridge.
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