Stories by Charles Craig

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

ATLANTA -- A Senate panel Wednesday unanimously approved a newly revised bill that would legalize marijuana derivatives in Georgia for treatment of patients with cancer, glaucoma and seizure ...
By Charles Craig

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Drug testing bill moves closer to passage

ATLANTA -- A bill requiring food stamp and welfare recipients to submit to drug testing if suspected of illegal drug use has taken another step forward in the General Assembly.
By Charles Craig

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Ga. panel OKs growing medical marijuna

ATLANTA -- A state House panel Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that would permit medical marijuana to be grown and used in Georgia for treatment of patients under tightly controlled ...
By Charles Craig

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Panel requires autism coverage

ATLANTA -- The state Senate Insurance and Labor Committee approved Thursday three bills related to health care, including one that mandates private insurance coverage for treatment of children ...
By Charles Craig

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Autism bill personal for Ga. lawmakers

ATLANTA -- State Sen. Tommie Williams and three other assembly members urged colleagues to pass legislation that would require private health insurance companies in Georgia to cover treatment for ...
By Charles Craig
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