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AP Health Issues

Secretary of state rejects medical marijuana ballot measure

Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says her office has rejected a ballot measure to allow people with serious medical conditions to use marijuana
Published: 02/04/16

Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey

Facebook has shut down the business pages of three New Jersey medical marijuana dispensaries
Published: 02/04/16

Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 4,400

Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 400 more approval letters sent in January
Published: 02/03/16

Correction: Medical Marijuana-Ballot story

Correction: Medical Marijuana-Ballot story
Published: 02/03/16

Former owner of Denver pot shop pleads guilty to possession

A former owner of a Denver medical marijuana dispensary has pleaded guilty in connection with federal raids on Colorado pot businesses
Published: 02/03/16
Report: It's ethical to test embryos from DNA of 3 people

Report: It's ethical to test embryos from DNA of 3 people

Advisers to the government say it's ethical to test a provocative new fertility technique that would prevent mothers from passing on rare but devastating diseases by creating embryos from the DNA of three people _ dad, mom and an egg donor
Published: 02/03/16

State proposes new fish consumption rule

State Department of Ecology proposes new fish consumption rule
Published: 02/03/16

Hospital strikes research deal with medical cannabis firms

A medical marijuana firm says it has struck a research deal with the Cumberland hospital operator
Published: 02/03/16

Utah conservatives vow to fight sex education bill

Conservative groups in Utah are already vowing to fight a Democratic lawmaker's effort to expand sex education in public schools
Published: 02/03/16
Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Income tax filing season is more complex for small businesses because of the health care law
Published: 02/03/16