Georgia Cannabis License Solutions

The Georgia Cannabis License Experts experienced team will help you to get your Georgia cannabis license faster and with an unmatched success rate. Having to repeat your Georgia cannabis license application process will set your business back by months and significantly impact your earnings potential. We’ll help you navigate the Georgia cannabis license market. We’ll also help you on your path to a Georgia cannabis license and much more by booking your FREE consultation today.

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Georgia Cannabis - Market Overview

On April 17, 2019, Georgia Governor Kemp signed HB324 (the Hope Act) into law allowing qualified patients to possess and have access to low-THC medicinal cannabis oil (limited to 5% THC) in the state. Despite passing this bill and having over 20,000 registered patients, due to litigation over the license application process patients cannot yet access products through licensed dispensaries. It is anticipated the sales will begin in 2023 however this is dependent on the state's ability to properly license cultivators and retailers. However, two bills that are currently in circulation (HB 1425 and SB 609) would basically give this program a new beginning and redo the Georgia cannabis license application process or specifically the application review process. Previously unsuccessful Georgia Cannabis License applicants have cited a lack of transparency in the review and grading process.

Book a free consultation today to learn more about how our Georgia Cannabis License Experts can assist you and your team on your path to licensure within the Georgia cannabis license market.

Georgia Cannabis License Requirements, Timelines, and Selection

HB324 allows for the licensing of six Georgia cannabis grower licenses to be granted through a merit based Georgia Cannabis License application process. Two Georgia cannabis licenses were designated for Class 1 license types which allow for 100,000 sq ft of grow canopy space, four licenses were designated for Class 2 which allows for 50,000 sq ft of grow canopy space. Both Georgia Cannabis License types allow for the licensee to manufacture low-THC oil to be dispensed through separately licensed pharmacies. The Georgia cannabis production license application period ended on January 27, 2021 however due to litigation and a lack of transparency during the process it is possible that a new process is adopted to review and potentially re-award licenses.
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Some of the World’s Largest Brands have Trusted CLE to Support their Cannabis Journey.

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Matthew Caton Yield Cannab

Canna License Experts, and their team were retained by our company to help us along the way with a retail canna license. Brian Wolf along with Kalpna Mistry and their team of experts were there the entire way through the process. Thanks again to Brian and Kalpna for all you support from our family at YIELD Cannab Co.

Lin Yan GMLL Pharma

We have contacted a few licensing company before I decided to contact with Canna licensing Experts. So far I think I have made the right choice and I am happy with the work they have done for us. The team answer questions promptly and never leave us alone. Not to mention their charge are reasonable comparing the similar type of consulting company and quality of their job.

Joseph Dow Dow Testing Labs

Brian and Kalpna at Cannabis License Experts were very pleasant, informative, and knowledgeable regarding licensing. They helped us fill out all the forms needed and guided us through the entire process. I am sure that without their guidance our application would still be in process, or have been dismissed because of some missing information.

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Georgia Cannabis License Types

  • Class 1 Georgia Production License
    • Allows for 100,000 sq ft of canopy and manufacturing of low-THC oil
    • 2 licenses permitted in the program
    • Original Georgia Cannabis License application period ended Jan. 27, 2021
  • Class 2 Georgia Production License 
    • Allows for 40,000 sq ft of canopy and manufacturing of low-THC oil
    • 4 licenses permitted in the program
    • Original Georgia Cannabis License application period ended Jan. 27, 2021
  • Georgia Dispensing License 

Rules and Georgia Cannabis License application process yet to be developed

Basic Demographic Information
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Total # of Counties152
Total # of Cities/Towns537 cities and towns, 511 special districts
County population in 2019 506,811


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Georgia Cannabis License - Business Climate

Overall, Georgia has not embraced medical and adult use cannabis legalization and has a restrictive program compared to other states. The state limits THC content to 5% for all products and is limited in terms of allowed products. That being said, due to the large population in the state and the limited number of Georgia Cannabis licenses available, this state has promise to be a strong market for producers. Currently the Georgia cannabis licensing process is stalled and it is not known when the process will begin again. Georgia is known as a top state to do business in due to low taxes, low wage costs, and favorable regulatory environment.
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Georgia Cannabis License - Financial Requirements

As part of the Georgia Cannabis License application process, Georgia Cannabis License applicants were required to show a specific amount of capital investment dedicated to the build out and management of the Georgia Cannabis License applicant’s intended business in addition to the following fees.
Class 1 Georgia Cannabis Producer License
Class 2 Georgia Cannabis Producer License

Real Estate & Zoning

Consideration for regional and local zoning with regard to allowed proximity to certain Georgia Cannabis License business types, schools, and other prohibited areas should be researched according to local and municipal rules as the state defers to local approval for zoning. Additionally, possession of real estate is required during the Georgia Cannabis License application process.

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Applying for a Georgia cannabis License and unsure where to start?
Currently the Georgia cannabis license application period for cannabis licensing in Georgia is closed. New Georgia cannabis license opportunities will be announced as Georgia continues to review and re approach the roll out of its medical program. Now is the time to get ahead of the process by defining your business. Georgia Cannabis License Experts can develop a preliminary business and feasibility plan to help give an understanding of your cannabis business viability within the Georgia cannabis license market and give a head start in the Georgia cannabis license process.
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