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Veteran receives kidney from teen who died in ladder fall

A U.S. Army veteran says he's incredibly grateful after receiving the kidney of a teenage Kitsap County girl who died after she fell off a ladder
Updated: 7 hours ago
Medical marijuana petition unlikely to make November ballot

Medical marijuana petition unlikely to make November ballot

A petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma is unlikely to go before voters in November
Published: 08/27/16
Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

Doctors remain doubtful over whether China has met its pledge to stop using the organs of executed inmates for transplants from the beginning of last year
Published: 08/27/16

Judge refuses to suspend California's assisted death law

California judge rejects request to suspend law allowing terminally ill to end their lives
Published: 08/26/16
Teen boy behind Colorado medical pot law dies

Teen boy behind Colorado medical pot law dies

A 15-year-old Colorado boy who helped bring about a law requiring schools to permit a student's use of medical marijuana has died
Published: 08/26/16

Ohio city moves forward with medical marijuana moratorium

An Ohio city is pushing forward with a medical marijuana moratorium ahead of the state's forthcoming medical marijuana program
Published: 08/26/16

Heitkamp among lawmakers denouncing EpiPen price hikes

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is joining a growing number of lawmakers who are denouncing the sharp price hikes for EpiPens, the emergency drug injectors for severe allergic reactions
Published: 08/25/16

Error in marijuana initiative could delay changes to law

Organizers of a ballot initiative that aims to immediately reverse new restrictions to medical marijuana distribution in Montana may have inadvertently set their cause back by half a year
Published: 08/25/16
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says that it going to expand programs that will help lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half
Published: 08/25/16

Arkansas governor criticizes marijuana, casino proposals

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is stepping up his criticism of ballot measures to legalize medical marijuana, saying they would be a drain on state resources rather than a boon
Published: 08/25/16