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Gov. Snyder signs medical marijuana regulations into law

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law new marijuana regulations that he says clarify Michigan's 8-year-old voter-approved initiative that legalized the drug for medical use
Published: 09/21/16

Missouri voters won't see medical marijuana on ballot

A judge says a proposal to allow medical marijuana in Missouri won't go to voters this year because of an insufficient number of valid signatures
Published: 09/21/16
The Latest: Cummings says Mylan hasn't provided EpiPen data

The Latest: Cummings says Mylan hasn't provided EpiPen data

The top Democrat on a House committee investigating the price of the EpiPen says pharmaceutical company Mylan has not turned over figures detailing its profits from the emergency injection
Published: 09/21/16
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

American Indian tribal leaders from northern New Mexico _ an area of the country devastated by heroin and opioid addiction _ met with the U.S. Justice Department over ways to combat opioid abuse amid high overdose deaths among Native Americans
Published: 09/21/16
Mylan CEO set to defend EpiPen prices amid public outcry

Mylan CEO set to defend EpiPen prices amid public outcry

Head of pharmaceutical company Mylan defending cost for life-saving EpiPens, signaling no price cut coming
Published: 09/21/16

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Published: 09/21/16
Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

Tribal leaders meet with feds in push against opioid abuse

American Indian tribal leaders from northern New Mexico _ an area of the country devastated by heroin and opioid addiction _ have met with U.S. Justice Department over ways to combat opioid abuse amid high overdose deaths in Indian Country
Published: 09/21/16

Court OKs rule that lets Ohio attorneys advise on pot law

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a rule change to let attorneys counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's new medical marijuana law
Published: 09/20/16

Avera to provide telemedicine services at Indian hospitals

The Indian Health Service has selected Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based Avera Health to provide telemedicine services to a network of 19 hospitals and clinics across the Great Plains
Published: 09/20/16

Campaign says marijuana likely won't be on Missouri ballot

A spokesman for a campaign to allow medical marijuana in Missouri says the proposal likely won't go to voters this year
Published: 09/20/16