Tag Archives: Allen Peake

Rep. Peake will retire from the House

The father of Georgia’s medical cannabis law will call it a career in politics . . .

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Political Notes — Deal’s a little uneasy about offshore drilling

The governor is concerned that drilling could have a negative impact on the state’s tourism industry . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , low THC oil , Nathan Deal , offshore drilling , tourism industry , Tricia Pridemore

Political Notes — In Tuesday’s special election, all eyes are on Alabama

Alabama voters will choose between Roy Moore and Doug Jones for a seat in the U.S. Senate . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , Allen Peake , Amy Odom , Chuck McMullen , Jere Wood , medical cannabis

Deal signs medical cannabis, craft brewery bills

Gov. Deal signs medical cannabis, craft brewery bills into law . . .

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Cannabis compromise gets House committee approval

House Judiciary Committee approves compromise on medical cannabis bill, sends it to Rules Committee . . .

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Two sides reach compromise on medical cannabis bill

A bill that expands the legal use of cannabis oil for medical purposes has been agreed to by the House and Senate sponsors of competing bills . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , list of medical conditions , medical cannabis

House votes to expand medical cannabis use

The House legislation would add eight more medical conditions to the list of those that can be legally treated with cannabis oil . . .

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House, Senate take different stances on medical cannabis

The two legislative chambers may be at odds this session on where Georgia should go next with its medical marijuana law . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Ben Watson , medical cannabis

Political Notes — At least three Georgians voted to gut House ethics panel

Three of Georgia’s Republican House members have been identified as voting to gut the Committee on Congressional Ethics . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Committee on Congressional Ethics , House Republicans , medical cannabis , Zell Miller Institute

Political Notes — Deal schedules a budget fly-around

Gov. Nathan Deal will hold several ceremonial signings of the state budget as he flies around Georgia on Monday; Rep. Allen Peake explains why a Republican is voting in a Democratic primary . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , budget signing , federal lawsuit , immigrants driver's licenses , Nathan Deal , primary voting