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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

AP Health Issues

Jimmy Carter's cancer treatment inspires new Georgia law

Georgia's governor has signed a bill inspired by former President Jimmy Carter's cancer treatment
Published: 05/03/16

Attorney: Prosecutors dropping marijuana dispensary case

The attorney for a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest says federal prosecutors are stopping a nearly four-year effort to seize the dispensary's property
Published: 05/03/16

Illinois retail medical marijuana sales top $2M in April

The Illinois medical marijuana industry continues to grow with $2.2 million in retail sales recorded during April
Published: 05/03/16

A look at the House panel's vote on a medical marijuana bill

The House health care committee passed a Senate-approved bill Tuesday that would expand Louisiana's medical marijuana law
Published: 05/03/16

Medical marijuana expansion effort edges ahead in House

A year after lawmakers created the framework for a medical marijuana program in Louisiana, medicinal-grade pot hasn't reached the hands of a single patient amid regulatory hurdles built into the law
Published: 05/03/16

Colorado pot-in-schools bill awaits governor's pen

Colorado schools would be required to allow medical marijuana use under a bill awaiting the governor's pen
Published: 05/03/16

Fighting opioid addiction with marijuana moving forward

A proposal to use marijuana to battle opioid addiction is moving through the process within the Department of Health and Human Services
Published: 05/03/16

The Latest: House delays action on marijuana bill

The Vermont House has put off action on a Senate-passed bill to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana in the state
Published: 05/03/16
Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week

Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder expects Medicaid to be expanded next week to an additional 15,000 children and pregnant women in the Flint area
Published: 05/03/16

Doctor files complaint, says support for abortion silenced

A physician who performs abortions has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging that she was barred from speaking publicly about her support for abortion rights
Published: 05/02/16