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China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosened

China's birthrate rises after one-child policy loosened

The number of births in China has risen nearly 8 percent in the year after the government loosened its unpopular one-child policy
Updated: 7 hours ago

Arkansas doctors won't need to certify value of medical pot

Doctors prescribing medical marijuana won't have to tell Arkansas regulators that the benefits of marijuana outweigh the risks for their patients
Published: 01/23/17

Maine bill seeks to curtail drug company payments to doctors

A Maine lawmaker is working on a new ethics bill that would curtail gifts, free food and speaking and consulting payments from drug companies to physicians in the state
Published: 01/23/17

Illinois treasurer asks Trump to assure banks on marijuana

The Illinois treasurer has sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to give clear guidance to the banking industry about medical marijuana
Published: 01/23/17

North Dakota Legislature to consider gun, pot, ethics bills

North Dakota's 65th legislative session enters 4th week and lawmakers are set to consider bills that range from medical marijuana and ethics to gun-carrying and Sunday shopping
Published: 01/23/17

Charleston woman shares her abortion story

Outcome of Charleston woman's abortion was the opening of the Women's Health Center of West Virginia
Published: 01/22/17
Thousands march in Northern New England for women's rights

Thousands march in Northern New England for women's rights

Women's marches in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire have brought out thousands of people as part of a series of protests a day after the inauguration of Republican President Donald Trump
Published: 01/22/17

The Latest: Thousands of women in SC rally against Trump

Women's rights protests against President Donald Trump in Charleston, Greenville and Clemson have brought thousands of women demanding affordable health care and equal rights for all
Published: 01/21/17

Special counsel hired for lawmaker's ethics review

A General Assembly ethics committee has hired outside counsel to help with its review of a lawmaker who was a leading advocate for medical marijuana while working as a consultant for an aspiring medical marijuana business
Published: 01/21/17

Utah lawmakers return to take up medical marijuana and more

A three-year push to pass some kind of comprehensive medical marijuana law in Utah could come to a head when state lawmakers start for their annual session next week
Published: 01/21/17