2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 12 - Offenses Against Public Health and Morals
Article 8 - Regulation of Low Thc Oil
§ 16-12-190. Definition

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-12-190 (2020)

As used in this article, the term "low THC oil" means an oil that contains an amount of cannabidiol and not more than 5 percent by weight of tetrahydrocannabinol, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid which does not contain plant material exhibiting the external morphological features of the plant of the genus Cannabis.

(Code 1981, §16-12-190, enacted by Ga. L. 2015, p. 49, § 1-2/HB 1; Ga. L. 2016, p. 798, § 1/HB 783.)

The 2016 amendment, effective May 3, 2016, substituted the present provisions of this Code section for the former provisions, which read: "As used in this article, the term 'low THC oil' means an oil that contains not more than 5 percent by weight of tetrahydrocannabinol and an amount of cannabidiol equal to or greater than the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol."

Law reviews.

- For article on the 2015 enactment of this Code section, see 32 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 153 (2015). For annual survey on criminal law, see 68 Mercer L. Rev. 93 (2016).

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