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AP Health Issues

Failed Iowa vote on medical marijuana highlights challenges

An attempt in the Iowa Legislature to expand medical marijuana access in the state may have reached its end this session with a failed vote in the House
Published: 04/26/16
Speaker Harwell's health care task force holds first meeting

Speaker Harwell's health care task force holds first meeting

A task force appointed by Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell to come up with a plan to expand access to health care in Tennessee has met for the first time
Published: 04/26/16

Stefan Wilson partners with organ donation push for Indy 500

Stefan Wilson to attempt to run Indianapolis 500 for KV Racing Technology
Published: 04/26/16

BC-CAR--IndyCar-Stefan Wilson-Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Stefan Wilson, the younger brother of late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, will attempt to race in his first Indianapolis 500 this year.
Published: 04/26/16
US stocks mostly trade higher as energy sector rises

US stocks mostly trade higher as energy sector rises

US stocks finish mostly higher
Published: 04/26/16

Troopers investigate fundraising for girl who was not sick

Alaska State Troopers are investigating an online fundraising effort that took in $6,110 to pay medical expenses of a Fairbanks girl who was not sick
Published: 04/26/16
Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

Patients who say pot helped them drop painkillers intrigue lawmakers, embolden advocates
Published: 04/26/16

Iowa House fails to advance bill on medical marijuana

A bill that would have expanded Iowa's medical marijuana law has failed in the Republican-controlled House
Published: 04/26/16

State Supreme Court delays enforcement of medical pot ruling

The Montana Supreme Court will delay enforcement of the severe medical marijuana restrictions it upheld until Aug. 31
Published: 04/26/16

Hawaii lawmakers mull bill to clarify medical cannabis rules

With less than a week to go before Hawaii is scheduled to announce the names of the state's first medical marijuana dispensary owners, lawmakers are considering a bill to clarify gaps in the dispensary law passed last year
Published: 04/26/16