News Archives: November 2014

Medical Cannabis Study Committee to Hold Next Meeting

ATLANTA – The Joint Study Committee on Prescription of Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Georgia Regents University in Augusta. At this meeting, the committee will hear testimony from representatives of GW Pharmaceuticals, researchers involved in the study of Epidiolex at Georgia Regents University, a neurologist from Colorado, as well as Georgia physician who moved his family to Colorado for medical cannabis. The…

Rep. Allen Peake and Rep. Micah Gravley Announce the Premiere of “Growing Hope” Documentary

ATLANTA— State Representatives Allen Peake (R-Macon) and Micah Gravely (R-Douglasville) today announced the premiere of the Growing Hope film, a documentary that follows the life of HB 885 and focuses on decisions parents in Georgia are making to receive treatment for their children. The film will debut on Thursday, November, 6 in Dallas, Georgia. “This powerful and emotional film gives viewers a brief glimpse of the struggles that Georgia families with children with seizure disorders are facing and also provides…

Rep. Trey Kelley Earns ‘A’ Rating from NRA

ATLANTA – State Representative Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) recently received an ‘A’ rating from the National Rifle Association of America. This grade serves as an evaluation of Rep. Kelley’s support of Second Amendment issues during his time in office. “In my time in the legislature, I have consistently and adamantly supported pro-second amendment legislation, and I am honored to be recognized by the NRA with this distinction,” said Rep. Kelley. “It is our constitutional right to bear arms and one of…



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