Health Issues

Court: Board wrong to deny workers' comp for medical pot

Mar 7, 2019

The New Hampshire Supreme Court says a labor board was wrong to determine that workers' compensation insurance can't reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana, but leaves unresolved whether an insurance company can be prosecuted for it.

Hawaii opens medical marijuana registration to visitors

Mar 6, 2019

Hawaii is allowing visitors who are qualified to receive medical marijuana elsewhere in the U.S. to register and buy it from dispensaries in the state

FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years

Mar 6, 2019

The head of the Food and Drug Administration is stepping down after nearly two years leading public health agency

Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

Mar 4, 2019

Students can pursue what amounts to a marijuana major or cannabis minor as a growing number of colleges look to prepare graduates for jobs in a blossoming industry

Liberal Hawaii decides again not to legalize marijuana

Mar 1, 2019

Staunchly liberal Hawaii in no rush to legalize marijuana, unlike other states dominated by Democrats

Senators draw on own experiences to chastise drug companies

Feb 26, 2019

CEOs of seven major pharmaceutical companies faced a hostile grilling from senators

The Latest: Senators urge pharma CEOs to rein in lobbyists

Feb 26, 2019

Seven top pharmaceutical executives say they do not use a widely criticized tactic to stop generic drugmakers from making cheaper versions of their medicines

Many shades of meaning behind 'Medicare-for-all'

Feb 22, 2019

A primer on 'Medicare-for-all' as 2020 Democrats stake out their positions"

Renowned psychiatrist facing malpractice lawsuits

Feb 22, 2019

Two more patients of Dr. Keith Ablow have filed lawsuits against the renowned Massachusetts psychiatrist alleging he pressured them into sexual relationships

North Dakota's 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Feb 21, 2019

North Dakota's first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open next week in Fargo


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