Category Archives: Jimmy Carter

Former State Sen. Jason Carter Appointed Chair of Carter Center Board

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With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale.   (APN) ATLANTA — Former State Sen. Jason Carter (D-Atlanta), grandson to former President Jimmy Carter of Georgia, was named the Chair of the Carter Center Board of Trustees this past March 2015 and will take his post on November 20, 2015.   “Carter, a member of the Carter Center Board of Trustees […]

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State Senate Committee Passes Improved Cannabis Oil Legislation

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(APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate Health and Human Services Committee, after over four hours of testimony, finally passed an amended Senate version, similar to HB 1, with bipartisan support.   The bill provides immunity from prosecution in the State of Georgia for patients who use cannabis oil, up to five percent THC in the oil, who received a doctor’s […]

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(IPS) ANALYSIS: Why Innocence Didn’t Matter for Troy Davis

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: ATLANTA, Georgia, Oct 26, 2011 (IPS) – “Innocence matters” is one of the slogans used by activists opposing the U.S. state of Georgia’s execution of Troy Davis, up until the day the sentence was carried out by lethal injection on Sep. 21. It seems like stating the obvious that […]

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