Tag Archives: medical marijuana

House votes to expand medical cannabis use

The legislation will add six medical conditions to the list that can be legally treated with medical cannabis oil . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , medical marijuana

Political Notes – Another poll has Trump, Clinton leading in Georgia

A new poll released by WXIA-TV confirms Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running strongly among Georgia voters . . .

Tags: casinos , Donald Trump , Georgia primary , Hillary Clinton , horse racing , Judicial Qualification Commission , medical marijuana

Marijuana cultivation bill is chopped back

A House committee effectively kills the chances of legalizing the cultivation of medical marijuana in Georgia . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , cultivation , medical marijuana

Political Notes – Newspaper editor’s pot plant is growing

You’ll find support in the strangest places for legalizing the cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , charter school commission , Fran Millar , Medicaid expansion , medical marijuana , Mike Buffington , Stacey Abrams , Third Congressional District , Wayne Garner

Ralston hates gun control, loves craft brewers

The most powerful member of the General Assembly holds forth on what he expects to see happen with the major issues during the upcoming legislative session . . .

Tags: craft brewers , David Ralston , gun control , legislative session , medical marijuana , Nathan Deal , religious freedom , teacher pay

Cannabis panel backs away from in-state cultivation

Study commission on medical cannabis decides not to recommend the cultivation of marijuana in Georgia for the purpose of producing cannabis oil . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , cannabis oil , Katie Dempsey , medical marijuana , Nathan Deal , Ryan Teague

Political Notes – The latest chapter unfolds in DeKalb’s never-ending story

Former attorney general Mike Bowers keeps raining on DeKalb County’s parade with another report that alleges massive corruption and mismanagement by the county government . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , DeKalb County , Donald Trump , John Lewis , Jon Howell , Lee May , medical marijuana , Micah Gravley , Mike Bowers , Texas poll

A retired pilot makes the case for cultivating marijuana

The legislative study committee on medical cannabis hears testimony about the need to allow cultivation of marijuana in Georgia . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , cultivation , medical marijuana , Ruth Chainey , Sullivan Chainey

Political Notes – An opportunity for Georgia Democrats?

A Democratic candidate finishes first in the initial round of voting for a DeKalb County legislative seat that’s been held by a Republican incumbent . . .

Tags: Betty Price , Carol Jackson , energy usage , gifts to state employees , J. Max Davis , medical marijuana , special legislative electionns , Stephanie Stuckey Benfield , Taylor Bennett

Panel starts the process of regulating medical cannabis

A new state commission will recommend regulations for the growing, processing, and dispensing of medical cannabis in Georgia . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Georgia Regents University , medical marijuana , regulations