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Day 9 - Thursday, January 26, 2012

Notes

House Session 10:00am
Senate Session 10:00am

GPB News - Politics

Cannabis Plant

New Medical Marijuana Bill In Senate Weaker Than House Form

A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.
Georgia Capitol building

Ga. House Approves State Funding Plan

The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows previous years' cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers.
Cannabis Oil

Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Hurdle In Ga. Legislature

A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down version.
Matt Ramsey

Several Ga. House Republicans React To Bowers Analysis Of Religious Freedom Bills

Eight house republicans say former Attorney General Mike Bowers’ analysis of proposed religious freedom bills is “not a credible legal document.”
Michael Bowers

Former AG: 'Religious Freedom' Bills Excuse Discrimination

Michael Bowers says in an analysis released Tuesday that the bills are "mean spirited" and create an excuse to discriminate.
7:30PRick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild
8:00PMotown 25 (my Music Presents)
10:00PGreat British Baking Show

Final