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Rally Held for Baby Injured by Police Grenade during No-knock Home Invasion

By Betty Couvertier and Matthew Charles Cardinale. (APN) HABERSHAM COUNTY — On today, Saturday, June 06, 2014, activists from across Georgia converged on Habersham County to rally for an end to the drug war, whose latest victim is a baby, Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh.   Baby Bou Bou was injured by a flash bang grenade, a military-grade weapon, that police […]

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Tide May be Turning on Medical Cannabis in Georgia Legislature (UPDATE 1)

(APN) ATLANTA — The tide appears to be turning in Georgia with regard to the issue of medical cannabis, or marijuana, after two leading Republican lawmakers in the State Legislature expressed their openness to the idea of legalizing cannabis for medical purposes in Georgia.     As first reported by WSB-TV Channel 2, on January 07, 2014, Republican State Sen. […]

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State Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) Calls for Medical Marijuana Hearings

I did not think it would happen in my lifetime.  I thought Georgia would be one of the last states to consider medical cannabis (marijuana).  Maybe I was wrong. Yesterday, January 07, 2014, Republican State Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) called for hearings on medical marijuana.  No hearings as of yet have been scheduled, but we hope to learn more when […]

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