Georgia (United States)
- See also: Haleigh's Hope Act
In April 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed a measure legalizing medical marijuana for people with cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease. Patients must undergo a screening process before being able to possess cannabis oil with a low-THC percentage.
Georgia is home to on state chapter, one regional chapter, and two college chapters of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML):
- Georgia NORML (state chapter, based in Sugar Hill)
- Georgia Laws and Penalties, NORML
- 62% of Georgia Voters Support Marijuana Decriminalization by Sabrina Fendrick (January 22, 2014), NORML
- Medical marijuana bill gains another major supporter by Aaron Gould Sheinin (January 28, 2014), The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Congressman's Son Busted for Pot in Georgia by Steve Bloom (May 12, 2014), CelebStoner.com
- Georgia to study legalizing medical marijuana by Aaron Gould Sheinin and Kristina Torres (June 19, 2014), The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Recreational marijuana in Georgia? Don’t hold your breath. by Maggie Lee (September 9, 2014), Creative Loafing Atlanta
- Georgia families pushing lawmakers to legalize medical marijuana by Amanda Castro (September 10, 2014), WMGT-TV
- Study: Legal recreational marijuana could bring Georgia $73M by Phil W. Hudson (September 24, 2014), Atlanta Business Chronicle
- Georgia governor signs law legalizing medical marijuana by David Beasley (April 17, 2015), Reuters. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
- Georgia Chapters, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). Retrieved September 3, 2014.