Health Issues

Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

Jul 19, 2018

A Canadian company has become the first marijuana business to complete an initial public stock offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million jas Canada prepares to legalize the drug

Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

Jul 18, 2018

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana

Oklahoma medical board lawyer charged with making threats

Jul 17, 2018

The top lawyer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health who recently resigned now faces criminal charges after authorities said she sent threats to herself and then lied about it to investigators

The Latest: Health agency's ex-lawyer charged over threats

Jul 17, 2018

The top lawyer at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has been criminally charged for allegedly sending threats to herself and then lying about it to investigators

EPA proposal to limit science studies draws opposition

Jul 17, 2018

Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider

Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

Jul 13, 2018

Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana

Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment

Jul 13, 2018

Oklahoma's Medicaid program is the nation's first to be approved to experiment with a new way of paying for prescription drugs that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most effective drugs

Georgia GOP governor's debate focuses on secret recording

Jul 13, 2018

At a tense Georgia Republican primary gubernatorial debate, a secret recording continued to be the focus of the runoff

Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos

Jul 12, 2018

Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing texted images and for video chats with patients

NFL, American Cancer Society award $3.2 million in grants

Jul 12, 2018

The NFL has partnered with the American Cancer Society and awarded $3.2 million in grant funding to address disparities in breast cancer mortality that exist among women of color

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