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Report alleges discrimination in medical pot registry

A report by Vermont's Human Rights Commission alleges that the state discriminated against a man who sought medical marijuana to treat his post-traumatic stress disorder
Published: 02/18/17

Lawmakers work on changes to medical cannabis program

Two years after being legalized by the state Legislature, medical marijuana is again being debated by lawmakers
Published: 02/18/17

Lawmakers work on changes to medical cannabis program

Two years after being legalized by the state Legislature, medical marijuana is again being debated by lawmakers
Published: 02/18/17

More than 25,000 still need to finish insurance process

Connecticut's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, says more than 25,000 households have not yet taken the final steps needed to get coverage in 2017
Published: 02/18/17

Ohio soliciting bids for 'seed to sale' marijuana tracking

In preparation for Ohio's new medical marijuana program, the state is looking to buy a system to track the marijuana from seeds and harvest to testing labs and dispensaries
Published: 02/18/17

Gift of love and life: Wife donates kidney to ailing husband

Paul Bauer's Valentine's Day has nothing to do with candy or cards or flowers
Published: 02/18/17
APNewsBreak: Utah lobbyists treat lawmakers with no scrutiny

APNewsBreak: Utah lobbyists treat lawmakers with no scrutiny

In a private dining room at sleek downtown restaurant, half a dozen Utah lawmakers joined a group of lobbyists for dinner, with the group's nearly $1,000 bill paid for by their health care-industry clients
Published: 02/17/17
AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a young man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life after he was disfigured by a gunshot in a suicide attempt a decade ago
Published: 02/17/17

Missouri GOP makes renewed push to limit liability lawsuits

Missouri GOP legislative leaders this year are pushing a collection of bills to limit liability lawsuits
Published: 02/17/17

Bill mandating 12-month birth control coverage passes

Women in Virginia may soon be able to buy a year's supply of prescription birth control instead of a few months' worth
Published: 02/17/17