Tag Archives: medical cannabis

Senate votes to weaken medical cannabis law

SB 16 would reduce the allowable level of THC that can be present in cannabis oil when used for medical purposes . . .

Tags: medical cannabis , THC level

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

Peake makes late try to pass medical cannabis bill

The medical marijuana bill is still alive as the General Assembly session heads into its final hours . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , medical cannabis

Political Notes – Congress votes again to repeal ACA, Obama will veto

The U.S. House passes legislation to repeal the ACA and sends it to President Obama, but that’s as far as the repeal effort is expected to go . . .

Tags: ACA , Allen Peake , Barack Obama , Harold Jones , medical cannabis , Obamacare , Renee Unterman

Political Notes – Kemp will release voter data report on Monday

The results of an internal investigation into a massive data breach at the secretary of state’s office will be released to the public next week . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Brian Kemp , hank johnson , judicial appointments , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , voter data breach

Political Notes – Will Deal snuff out marijuana cultivation in Georgia?

Has Gov. Nathan Deal put the kibosh on plans to legalize the cultivation of marijuana in Georgia for medical purposes? . . .

Tags: Adam Wise , Allen Peake , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , No Child Left Behind , PSC , Rob Woodall , Stan Wise

Medical cannabis panel prepares to finalize recommendations

Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis is getting ready to decide on a regulatory system for growing and distributing medical marijuana . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Butch Miller , cultivation , medical cannabis , Steve Wilson

Political Notes – Looks like a busy primary for Echols in ’16

PSC member Tim Echols now has two opponents in next year’s GOP primary; will marijuana become the next big cash crop in Georgia? . . .

Tags: DNR , Kellie Austin , medical cannabis , Michelle Miller , Nathan Deal , PSC race , Ranger of the Year , Taylor Bennett , Tim Echols

Political Notes – Transportation roundtable set for next week

Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster comes to Atlanta to discuss the region’s transportation infrastructure needs . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Bill Shuster , Jon Burns , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , Palmetto Pipeline , Rob Woodall , transportation infrastructure