State Senate Creates Cannabidiol Pilot Program and the “Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research” Act

ATLANTA (March 13, 2015)  |  Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R – Marietta) led the passage of Senate Bill 185 through the State Senate with a vote of 54-1.  This legislation creates a five-year pilot program to be conducted by the Board of Regents to study the effects of cannadbidiol (CBD) on minors with medication-resistant seizures. This legislation will also create the Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act. Continue reading “State Senate Creates Cannabidiol Pilot Program and the “Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research” Act”

Sen. Lindsey Tippins to Hold Hearing for Aggregate Annual Debt Services Senate Study Committee

ATLANTA (September 25, 2014) | Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R- Marietta), Chairman of the Senate Education and Youth Committee, will hold a hearing for the Aggregate Annual Debt Services Senate Study Committee, THURSDAY, October 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in room 310 at the Coverdell Legislative Office Building.

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Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Names Sen. Lindsey Tippins Policy Maker of the Year

ATLANTA (July 24, 2013) – The Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE) named Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) the 2013 Policy Maker of the Year. This award is given annually to legislators who have made a significant contribution to career, technical, and agricultural education (CTAE). Continue reading “Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Names Sen. Lindsey Tippins Policy Maker of the Year”