Category Archives: State Sen. Butch Miller

Georgia Senate Passes Pitiful Medical Cannabis Research Bill

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(APN) ATLANTA — On Friday, March 13, 2015, the Georgia Senate passed SB 185, a medical cannabis research bill, which provides for clinical trials of cannabidiol-containing products to treat Georgia residents under 18 who have medication-resistant cases of epilepsy.   It passed the full Senate by a vote of 54 yeas and one nay.   The only nay was State […]

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State Senate Passes Religious Freedom; State School Takeovers

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With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale   (APN) ATLANTA — On Thursday, March 05, 2015, the full State Senate voted to engross SB 129, the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Bill, in a vote of 38 yeas to 17 nays. ¬†The bill passed the Senate in a vote of 37 to 15. ¬†Engrossment means that the bill cannot be changed; […]

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