- Senate passes bill to regulate medical marijuana Updated: Mar-08-14 5:13 pm
- Caricom leaders to debate marijuana legalization Updated: Mar-08-14 2:02 pm
- Medford council moves swiftly to ban pot shops Updated: Mar-07-14 6:34 pm
- Correction: Health Overhaul-Delaware story Updated: Mar-07-14 4:41 pm
- Co-worker donates kidney to Powell man Updated: Mar-07-14 2:25 pm
- SC bill allows cannabis oil for epilepsy treatment Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 pm
- Vegas eyes another 6-month ban on pot dispensaries Updated: Mar-06-14 6:31 pm
- Report: fewer Illinois kids lack health insurance Updated: Mar-06-14 6:16 pm
- Illinois Urbana-Champaign adds sex change coverage Updated: Mar-06-14 5:41 pm
- Conn. agency head: decision near on marijuana firm Updated: Mar-06-14 5:28 pm
- House passes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years Updated: Mar-06-14 4:27 pm
- Senate panel advances pot extract for kids bill Updated: Mar-06-14 4:05 pm
- NH Senate OKs Medicaid money for private coverage Updated: Mar-06-14 3:17 pm
- Lawmakers give final approval to chemo parity bill Updated: Mar-06-14 12:50 pm
- Most doctors at forum oppose medical marijuana Updated: Mar-06-14 9:01 am
- Washington issues first legal pot business license Updated: Mar-05-14 7:47 pm
- Proposed medical pot rules introduced in Clark Co. Updated: Mar-05-14 7:14 pm
- 2-year extension offered for canceled health plans Updated: Mar-05-14 6:28 pm
- Patients, experts tout medical marijuana benefits Updated: Mar-05-14 5:59 pm
- House backs bill to delay health care penalty Updated: Mar-05-14 5:19 pm
- Bill to OK medical use of low-THC pot wins support Updated: Mar-05-14 4:02 pm
- EXCHANGE: Family struggles with rare disorder Updated: Mar-05-14 6:17 am
- Minn. House committee OKs medical-marijuana bill Updated: Mar-05-14 2:23 am
- 'How We Die' author Nuland dies in Conn. at age 83 Updated: Mar-05-14 12:47 am
- Oregon House panel OKs temporary dispensary bans Updated: Mar-04-14 10:35 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - A measure to overhaul the state's medical marijuana system cleared the Senate Saturday as the state moves to merge that largely unregulated market with the still-developing legal recreational market.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Researchers with a Caribbean trade bloc have found that decriminalizing marijuana and exploring its use for medicinal purposes could help boost the region's sluggish economy.
MEDFORD, Oregon - Moving even before the Legislature completed action, the Medford City Council has voted for a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
DOVER, Delaware - In a story March 6 about implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Delaware, The Associated Press reported erroneously that only about 20 percent of people who have selected plans in the state's health insurance exchange have actually paid premiums. The 20 percent figure cited by a Department of Insurance analyst is an estimate of those who have not paid premiums.
POWELL, Wyoming - "I feel so good I can hardly stand it," Tim Seeley said last week.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People suffering from severe epilepsy could legally use oil derived from marijuana under a bill advanced Thursday in the South Carolina House.
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas City Council is considering extending a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries that is set to expire later this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - While a child advocacy group's report shows that more Illinois kids now have health insurance, it also warns that health disparities related to income and race could intensify if there are program cuts to Medicaid and social services as the state faces a large dip in revenues next year.
URBANA, Illinois - University of Illinois trustees voted Thursday to add coverage for sex change operations and treatment to the health insurance plan used by many students at the flagship campus.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's consumer protection commissioner said Thursday he remains confident in how his agency has vetted the state's newly selected medical marijuana producers, despite recently learning an employee at one firm had previously lost his license to run a marijuana facility in Colorado.
PHOENIX - A watered-down proposal by Republican Speaker Andy Tobin that would force Medicaid recipients to get a job and limit some to a maximum of five years of insurance was approved Thursday by the Arizona House of Representatives, despite Democratic objections that it would kick people in need off the health insurance program.
SALT LAKE CITY - A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill allowing Utah parents of children with severe epilepsy to legally obtain a marijuana-derived extract they say helps with seizures.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday approved using federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for thousands of poor adults, with supporters emphasizing the benefits to the state's economy and the health of its residents and opponents arguing taxpayers would be stuck with the bill when federal money drops off.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor's desk Thursday.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Most of the doctors polled at a Minnesota Medical Association forum oppose the legislation that legalizes medical marijuana.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state issued its first legal-marijuana business license Wednesday, launching a new phase in the state's ambitious effort to regulate a market that has been illegal for more than 75 years.
LAS VEGAs - Clark County commissioners have taken a first look at regulations that could allow for medical marijuana dispensaries in its unincorporated areas.
WASHINGTON - Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Patients and medical experts told Iowa lawmakers Wednesday about the positive uses of medical marijuana, arguing the medical community and public could benefit from the drug.
WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Barack Obama.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Peyton and Holley Moseley are torn between desperately wanting to help control their adopted daughter RayAnn's seizures and risking losing her if they do.
WALNUT, Illinois - Jaclyn and Thomas Trujillo's daughter, Kloey, loved school, playing with other children, and participating in a variety of activities. Then, for no apparent reason, everything in the extremely intelligent 5-year-old's once-safe world suddenly changed.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Mothers tearfully described how their babies suffered as many as 100 seizures a day before receiving marijuana treatment as they begged lawmakers late Tuesday to legalize the drug for medical use in Minnesota.
HAMDEN, Connecticut - Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83.
SALEM, Oregon - A state House committee has approved a compromise measure that would allow Oregon communities to ban medical marijuana facilities, but only temporarily.