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First Slice 3-25-15: Georgia's medical marijuana bill headed toward final approval

Will Boeing be the next major corporation to relocate to Georgia? Maybe.

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  • Joeff Davis
  • Clarksville, Ga., resident Sarabeth Fowler said that the state's medical marijuana bill will help her eight-year-old daughter, Ava, gain access to a drug that "completely takes away her seizures."



At long last, Georgia lawmakers are set to pass a law legalizing medical marijuana possession for eight different diagnoses. The Georgia Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of the compromise bill. It now heads back to the House for a final vote.

A handful of potential candidates to be Atlanta's next mayor recently discussed design and development issues. Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell's advice? "Make it funky."

Who paid for Gov. Nathan Deal's fact-finding trip to visit Louisiana schools? A lobbyist.

Will Boeing be the next major corporation to relocate to Georgia? Maybe.

The AJC's subscription website, MyAJC.com, will be moving from a hard paywall to a metered paywall.

Charlottesville Police have found no evidence to back claims of sexual assault at the University of Virginia published in a controversial 2014 Rolling Stone piece.





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