Category Archives: State Sen. Judson Hill

Georgia Senate Passes Pitiful Medical Cannabis Research Bill


(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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Ethics Office Dismisses Willis FogFuels Case

(APN) ATLANTA — The Ethics Office of the City of Atlanta has dismissed a complaint filed by the News Editor of the Atlanta Progressive News–the present writer–against Councilman Lamar Willis (Post 3-at-large). The present writer filed the complaint in September 2012 after APN published an email from Paul Marshall, CEO of FogFuels–a company that since then has entered into negotiations […]

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Common Cause Georgia Makes Progress on Pay-to-Play Reform

(APN) ATLANTA — Just over a year since the Board of Commissioners of Fulton County rejected pay-to-play reform, and just a few months since Mayor Kasim Reed bashed the notion of pay-to-play reform during remarks before the City Council of Atlanta, Common Cause Georgia and its ethics reform partners have made great strides in gaining support for pay-to-play reform, both […]

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