Marijuana Laws In Georgia


Marijuana laws in Georgia state that a drug possession charge involving less than an ounce of marijuana is a misdemeanor. Penalties may include:

  • * Suspension of Driver’s License
  • * Up to 12 Months in Jail
  • * A Criminal Record – for the rest of your life
  • * Fines
  • * Probation
  • * Loss of Scholarships
  • * Possible Suspension from any University of Georgia System School


If you, or someone you care about, has been charged with a misdemeanor drug possession, it is vital that you consult an attorney who is experienced in marijuana laws in Georgia.

At the McCranie Law Firm, our ultimate objective is always to have you case dismissed and your arrest restricted on your criminal record. We closely examine the validity of the circumstances of your stop, search, pat down, and file motions to suppress when appropriate. Paying close attention to details may result in winning your case without going to trial.

Marijuana Laws in Georgia and DUI Charges

If you are pulled over for DUI and marijuana is found in your car and you admit to smoking marijuana you could find yourself facing both a DUI of Drugs and Marijuana Possession charges.

What You Can Do

If charged with Marijuana Possession or DUI of Drugs, you need to act quickly to consult an attorney. If you don’t you are facing serious penalties along with a suspension of you license.

Call McCranie Law Firm at 912-DUI-ATTY to speak with an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney.