Health & Science

Legislators favored proactive training programs throughout the state instead of harsher penalties for acts of violence against health care workers.
delta-8 THC: white man with dark beard and short hair in a gray suit with white shirt and yellow tie standing behind a brown podium with mic
The executive director of the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission expressed concerns to lawmakers over the lack of regulations for delta-8 THC as access to minors remains unrestricted.
Sickle Cell Committee: Black woman wearing scarf headwrap, glasses and grey suit stands behind brown wood podium speaking into microphone
Experts made recommendations to the Senate Study Committee on Sickle Cell Anemia on ways to deal with the underlying issues of treating and helping individuals with sickle cell disorders.
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Misinformation is killing Georgians. Many say they don’t know who to trust or why the science keeps changing. That’s why some people refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Gov. Kemp assures Georgians still have access to monoclonal antibody treatment a recent change in the distribution model during a briefing at the Capitol on Thursday.
white lady with short blond hair in black scrubs on with a nurses badge at a podium with a mic with a brown background
Georgia health care workers seek stricter penalties for those who assault them on the job, along with other protective measures as violence against them arises.
mask mandate protest for COVID-19 on college campus; masked protestors in group of ~20 hold signs in front of table on rainy day
Groups across Georgia university campuses have organized to protest the lack of mask mandates and demand the university system to get serious about COVID-19.
Marijuana Oversite Committee: a bald head white man in a dark suit with glasses at a podium with mic and two bottle of water
While permits to grow and process medical cannabis have been awarded to six Georgia companies, there is no process to test and distribute THC products to patients within the state.
protests against Georgia regents' precautions: white man wearing mask and earbuds sits in a chair
Faculty at colleges and universities in Georgia are protesting the Board of Regents’ COVID-19 policy that says masks cannot be mandatory and classes should be in person.
feds mandate vaccine: Pres Biden - older, grey-haired man - speaking into microphone wearing dark suit, white shirt and navy striped tie
Due to a federal policy issued Sept.10, employers with more than 100 workers now must mandate immunizations or offer weekly testing.
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