Low THC Oil Registry

DPH, in close consultation with the Georgia Composite Medical Board, has developed a Low THC Oil Registry for patients and caregivers who qualify to carry an identification card under Georgia House Bill 1.

This page contains information for the general public, physicians and law enforcement. Please take a moment to review all of the resources on this page, especially the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sections.

Low THC Oil Registry Home Page

Low THC Oil Registry FAQs

Low THC Oil Registry Forms

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