Medical cannabis panel to reveal license winners
Saturday will be a big day for Georgia’s medical marijuana program. The Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission announced Wednesday it will hold a public meeting in Walker County on Saturday to reveal which applicants will be licensed to grow marijuana in Georgia, convert the leaf crop into cannabis... Read more
110,000 COVID vaccine doses have been destroyed in Ga. since December
More than 110,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been destroyed in Georgia since December 2020, when vaccines were first administered in the state, Georgia health officials said. Georgia Department of Health spokesperson Nancy Nydam told CNN that 110,079 doses were destroyed because they were not being used. There are... Read more
Greene temporarily suspended by Twitter for vaccine misinformation
Twitter on Monday evening temporarily suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene after she shared misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccines, a company spokesperson told CNN. The Georgia Republican, who has a track record of incendiary rhetoric, will not be able to tweet for 12 hours due to Twitter’s policy against people who... Read more
80 percent of UGA football players have been vaccinated
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said only six of the 14 teams in the league have met the recommended 80% threshold. Some schools have said they’re nearing the figure — the Bulldogs have already met it. Read the full article: Macon Telegraph Read more
Georgia schools need ‘system of support’ as students return
Back to school this year may be the most difficult students and administrators have faced in terms of emotional and mental well-being, experts in child and adolescent health say. The issues of grief, loss, anxiety, depression and trauma were present prior to the COVID-19 pandemic; they aren’t new concerns, said... Read more

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