Rep. Sharon Cooper, a Republican from Marietta, chairs the Georgia House Health & Human Services Committee. She hosted an all-day hearing Thursday to explore the Georgia CANDOR Act, a bill she introduced during the last week of the 2020 legislative session.
Six winning companies out of 69 applicants were issued the state’s first permits to grow and process marijuana into a low-THC therapeutic oil by the Georgia’s medical cannabis board on Saturday.
The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission took a step toward approving cannabis cultivation licenses on Wednesday evening, but stopped short of announcing winners.
Apprehensive patients on Georgia's Low THC Oil registry await announcement on production licenses for growers to begin growing cannabis.
Georgia's behavioral health agency has record levels of funding as a result of the CARES Act aid supplied by the federal government.
Monday’s visit kicks off the launch of a national tour that’s part of the White House’s “month of action,” urging more Americans to get their shots. Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Atlanta Friday.
Representatives of Georgia's nascent medical marijuana industry are expressing frustration with the state’s process for issuing licenses to grow and process cannabis into a therapeutic oil used by registered patients for conditions including seizures and intractable pain.
Innovative teaching strategies could very well become a cornerstone of curriculum going forward, especially in regaining ground that has been lost. Dr. Stacy Delacruz said repairing the educational damage of this year will not be a quick fix.
Georgia has the third highest rate of uninsured individuals in the country, which includes a 7% rate for children and a 15% rate for adults. Now, after two key developments concerning the Medicaid program, the number of uninsured children will likely drop while the number of uninsured adults holds steady at well over 1 million people.
A Georgia lawmaker’s bid to combat the dramatic rise in opioid-related overdose deaths detected since the start of the coronavirus pandemic will have to wait until next year.