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Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...in the past few weeks by the upper chamber's Health and Human Services Committee.It now goes back to the full House...Unterman, R-Buford and chairman of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee, said "perfection of the bill will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...level of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the chemical that makes pot users feel high.Sen. Renee Unterman's Health and Human Services Committee deleted fibromyalgia from the list, leaving seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...ATLANTA - After more than four hours of haggling and sometimes rancorous debate, Georgia's powerful Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday passed its own version of a House bill that seeks to allow medical marijuana to be used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

...entirely too broad" but that he feels a compromise is possible.Both bills passed overwhelmingly to the Senate's Health and Human Services committee. Chairwoman Renee Unterman, R-Buford, said last week she would like to see a compromise, perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-16/georgia-lawmakers-set-co
Paine College to use grant for disease, substance abuse outreach

...young people in the area, the school announced Friday.The three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to launch the Paine College: Informing, Developing and Educating through Active Learning program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-13/paine-college-use-grant-d
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...will carry the bill in the Senate.Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman of Buford, who heads the Senate's Health and Human Services committee, said members will discuss adding some of the House bill's conditions to a combined measure at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
Georgia nearly doubles previous ACA enrollment

...health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, more than half for the first time, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday.Almost nine out of 10 qualified for a tax credit to help pay for coverage and nearly three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-10/georgia-nearly-doubles-previ
Georgia health-care enrollment tops 530,000

...11.4 million gained coverage overall, officials with the federal marketplace and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday.A lot of them waited until the deadline Sunday, when the marketplace saw its biggest day ever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-18/georgia-health-care-enrollme
Milestones

...Ryan, Lisa Sheetz, Germariah Valencia.Group receives grant award of $940,000The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families has awarded the $940,000 Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-16/milestones
Health care Web site sends out wrong tax information

...said spokesman Josh Earnest. "You're talking about less than 1 percent of people who file taxes."At the Health and Human Services department, Andy Slavitt, who oversees health insurance programs, said consumers affected by the problem will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-21/health-care-web-site-sends-out-wron