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  • Chiropractors lobby against bill ending belief exemptions for vaccines

    Chiropractors lobby against bill ending belief exemptions for vaccines
    Legislation that would do away with personal-belief exemptions for childhood vaccines, filed in response to the recent measles outbreak in California, has quickly emerged as one of this year's most polarizing bills. One interest jumping into the fray:...
  • Tax cuts, testing, even booze make Legislature's agenda

    Tax cuts, testing, even booze make Legislature's agenda
    TALLAHASSEE — Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized and beer and liquor laws loosened. As state lawmakers...
  • Manes: Beverly Shores acupuncturist gets to the point

    "For many people, managing pain involves using prescription medicine in combination with complimentary techniques like physical therapy, acupuncture, yoga and massage. I truly believe medical care should address the person as a whole — their mind,...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    NING CAO, M.D. has joined the Good Shepherd Physician Group as Medical Director, Stroke Program. Dr. Cao previously served as Stroke Medical Director at the Johns Hopkins Good Samaritan Hospital. At Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, Dr. Cao will...
  • In a twist, fight for medical pot goes to Florida Statehouse

    In a twist, fight for medical pot goes to Florida Statehouse
    Republicans lawmakers in Florida who once opposed medical pot are now embracing it, motivated by the strong show of support from voters and worried that another constitutional amendment during next year's presidential race could drive opponents to the...
  • Florida bill expands use of medical marijuana

    Florida bill expands use of medical marijuana
    Although a proposed medical marijuana amendment failed in the 2014 election, medical use of the plant could come to Florida as soon as July 1, 2016. That's the date by which Florida would have to begin issuing marijuana patient ID cards under a bill...
  • Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use

    Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use
    — Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
  • Notes and notables

    It's all in the wording Sometimes a story that tugs on the heartstrings is enough to do the trick. Happily, that was the case when the General Assembly considered updating Virginia's medicinal marijuana regulations to include patients with epilepsy....
  • House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board

    House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board
    A medical marijuana bill that addresses the concerns of law enforcement was filed Tuesday in the state House. Unlike a Senate bill on the subject, the House measure would limit marijuana treatment to HIV/AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, ALS, Parkinson's disease,...
  • Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot

    Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot
    Illinois is now accepting petitions to expand the list of medical conditions that qualify for treatment with marijuana — though officials have yet to name the board that will decide the issue. The state also hasn't named which applicants will be...
  • Medical pot OK includes Naperville site

    Medical pot OK includes Naperville site
    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries. The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...