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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 885
Medical cannabis; continuing research into benefits to treat certain conditions; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 5 of Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the use of cannabis for treatment of cancer and glaucoma, so as to provide for continuing research into the benefits of medical cannabis to treat certain conditions; to provide for the continuation of the Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Program; to provide for selection of academic medical centers to conduct the research; to provide for expansion of the review board and its duties; to establish the responsibilities of academic medical centers; to provide for the testing, storing, and dispensing by the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency; to provide for immunity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/18/2014 - Senate Tabled
Mar/13/2014 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/13/2014 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2014 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2014 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2014 - House Third Readers
Mar/03/2014 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2014 - House Second Readers
Jan/31/2014 - House First Readers
Jan/28/2014 - House Hopper
03/03/2014 Modified Structured Rule; 3/18/2014 Tabled in Senate; 3/20/2014 Taken from Table in Senate
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Vote #724Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(1)
Mar/03/2014 - House Vote #673Yea(171)Nay(4)NV(3)
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