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Thursday, Feb 04, 2016

AP Health Issues

Lawmakers anxious to hear from Shkreli, but he's taking 5th

Lawmakers anxious to hear from Shkreli, but he's taking 5th

US. lawmakers are anxious to hear from Martin Shkreli, the 32-year-old pharmaceutical chief, about his 5,000 percent price hike for a life-saving drug
Published: 02/04/16

Senators visit Cincinnati to hear medical marijuana opinions

Two state senators are stopping in Cincinnati as part of an effort to gather public opinions about medical marijuana
Published: 02/04/16

Governor signs emergency amendment to medical marijuana law

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed an emergency bill that eliminates a March 1 deadline local governments faced to ban or regulate medical marijuana cultivation
Published: 02/04/16

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