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Nevada coalition wants drugmakers to reimburse diabetics

Nevadans dismayed by soaring drug prices are asking state lawmakers to take unprecedented action intended to curb costs
Updated: 7 hours ago
Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil

Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute them to patients
Updated: 7 hours ago
Alabama giving away 60K 'baby boxes' to new parents

Alabama giving away 60K 'baby boxes' to new parents

Alabama struggles with infant mortality and is giving away up to 60,000 "baby boxes" in an effort to combat sudden infant death syndrome
Updated: 11 hours ago
Lawmakers push to allow medical marijuana in schools

Lawmakers push to allow medical marijuana in schools

Washington state lawmakers are considering joining three other states to allow students to use marijuana in school for medical purposes
Updated: 11 hours ago

Let's talk 2018: Marijuana among issues on South Dakota list

Activists have proposed several ballot measures that may go before voters in 2018, including initiatives restricting the bathrooms transgender students could use and allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill people
Published: 03/29/17

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home
Published: 03/29/17

First Amendment 2 implementing bill passes House committee

A bill to implement Florida's medical marijuana constitutional amendment has passed its first committee in the state's House of Representatives
Published: 03/28/17
Georgia lawmakers ready to expand access to medical cannabis

Georgia lawmakers ready to expand access to medical cannabis

The Georgia General Assembly is on the cusp of expanding access to medical cannabis
Published: 03/28/17
Lawmakers in Republican-led Kansas vote to expand Medicaid

Lawmakers in Republican-led Kansas vote to expand Medicaid

Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature has approved an expansion of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul
Published: 03/28/17

California girl hit by car may get $15.9 million in lawsuit

A southern California girl who was struck by a car on her way to school may receive $15.9 million for her medical expenses
Published: 03/28/17