Health Issues

Medical marijuana seen at risk following move by Sessions

Jan 6, 2018

The vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana are suddenly at risk of a crackdown after Attorney General Jeff Sessions approved federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney

Jan 5, 2018

A Russian man who was shot and killed in drive-by in Pittsburgh street last month donated his organs _ and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney has given an emotional thank-you to the man's widow

Federal pot policy change sparks confusion, crackdown fears

Jan 5, 2018

The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world's largest legal pot market

Sessions terminates US policy that let legal pot flourish

Jan 4, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded a policy that allowed legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country without federal intervention

Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K

Jan 3, 2018

A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000, among the most expensive genetic therapies in the world

Get a pencil: California marijuana-tracking system not used

Jan 3, 2018

Get a pencil: California's recreational marijuana market opens without plant-tracking system

The Latest: 40-minute wait for newly legal California pot

Jan 2, 2018

The wait to buy newly legal recreational weed has stretched to 40 minutes at the Mankind Cooperative cannabis retailer in San Diego

California pot: Smoke 'em (or eat 'em) if you can get 'em

Jan 2, 2018

Customers lined up early to purchase recreational marijuana legally for the first time in California as the new year brought broad legalization of pot

Legal recreational pot in California: What you need to know

Dec 30, 2017

First legal recreational pot sales to begin in California: What you need to know

Woman sues over nude photos take of her on operating table

Dec 29, 2017

A former worker at a Pennsylvania hospital is suing over claims that nude photos were taken of her while she was on the operating table


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