- Affordable cancer drug bill has votes, but stalled Updated: Mar-12-14 3:13 pm
- Vermont has new plan to slow health care costs Updated: Mar-12-14 2:40 pm
- Dakotans lag in insurance marketplace enrollment Updated: Mar-11-14 11:11 pm
- In reversal, Maine GOP embraces part of health law Updated: Mar-11-14 9:43 pm
- AP NewsBreak: Marijuana 'loophole' bill unlikely Updated: Mar-11-14 8:22 pm
- More Michigan residents sign up for health plans Updated: Mar-11-14 7:02 pm
- Dayton says still time for medical pot deal Updated: Mar-11-14 6:43 pm
- Illinois insurance signups creeping toward goals Updated: Mar-11-14 5:28 pm
- 55,000 Alabamians sign up through health exchange Updated: Mar-11-14 5:27 pm
- Medical groups question price of new hep C drug Updated: Mar-11-14 2:19 pm
- State defends medical marijuana licensing process Updated: Mar-11-14 11:25 am
- Elko City Council takes up pot dispensaries Updated: Mar-11-14 6:14 am
- More than 100 Los Angeles pot shops closed Updated: Mar-11-14 12:07 am
- Insurers OK third-party payers through Nov. 15 Updated: Mar-10-14 10:26 pm
- Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes Updated: Mar-10-14 7:41 pm
- Federal prosecutors want cash from Denver pot grow Updated: Mar-10-14 7:33 pm
- Jindal pushes worker training, as session opens Updated: Mar-10-14 5:37 pm
- Health law cited as US uninsured rate drops Updated: Mar-10-14 5:13 pm
- Last call: The health overhaul's March 31 deadline Updated: Mar-10-14 1:25 pm
- NH Medicaid expansion debate moves to House Updated: Mar-10-14 1:22 pm
- Iowa Gov. Branstad warns about medical marijuana Updated: Mar-10-14 11:53 am
- Ill. medical marijuana law poses workplace dilemma Updated: Mar-09-14 1:37 pm
- State oversight may tame California pot shops Updated: Mar-09-14 11:47 am
- 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
MADISON, Wisconsin - There are enough votes in the state Senate to pass a bipartisan bill that would make cancer drugs more affordable, but Republican Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Wednesday he won't allow it to come up because a majority of Republicans don't support it.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Much of Vermont's health care community is joining together to help control costs by encouraging providers to focus on keeping people healthy rather than paying them to treat patients when they are sick.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - More than half of the people living in North Dakota and South Dakota who have completed an application and are eligible to sign up for health care coverage under the nation's new marketplace have yet to select a plan, despite an imminent deadline that could lead to a penalty if missed.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Republicans who are fiercely fighting an effort to expand government-subsidized health care coverage to roughly 70,000 residents have come up with an alternative: government-subsidized health care.
DENVER - A legal loophole in Colorado's marijuana law that allows people to grow hundreds of pot plants without going through background checks or paying taxes is likely staying - for now, legislators were told Tuesday.
DETROIT - About 145,000 Michigan residents have selected private insurance plans under the federal health care law, according to figures released Tuesday by President Barack Obama's administration.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A push to legalize medical marijuana in Minnesota was in limbo Tuesday after a key lawmaker said she had reached an impasse in negotiations with law enforcement to get their support.
CHICAGO - Nearly 900 Illinois residents per day signed up for coverage on the health insurance marketplace last month, but the state must quicken that pace to reach a goal set by President Barack Obama's administration.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Federal officials report that more than 55,000 Alabamians have selected a health insurance plan through the federal facilitated health insurance exchange.
WASHINGTON - An innovative hepatitis C drug that was only recently hailed as a breakthrough treatment is facing skepticism from some health care providers, as they consider whether it is worth the $1,000-a-pill price set by manufacturer Gilead Sciences Inc.
BOSTON - The state is defending its heavily criticized process for selecting companies to run medical marijuana dispensaries, but it still has not provided an explanation for its failure to verify applicants' information until after approving provisional licenses.
ELKO, Nevada - The Elko City Council is poised to consider banning medical marijuana dispensaries within the city limits.
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles has shut more than 100 pot shops since it began enforcing new rules for medical marijuana dispensaries. But officials say many more continue to operate outside the law.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The three major companies in Louisiana offering coverage through the federal insurance exchange have agreed to continue to accept premium payments through Nov. 15 from a program that helps HIV/AIDS patients cover their health care costs.
DENVER - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
DENVER - Federal prosecutors in Denver want to seize more than $850,000 from a medical marijuana business that was indicted in state court last year.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal told lawmakers opening their annual legislative session Monday that Louisiana's biggest challenge was making sure it has enough workers to fill the jobs his administration has helped attract to the state.
WASHINGTON - The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics - a big pool of potential beneficiaries.
Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A bill to use federal Medicaid money to pay for private health insurance for an estimated 50,000 poor adults is moving quickly through New Hampshire's House.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he worries drug abuse would increase if medical marijuana became legal in Iowa.
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Illinois residents who make use of the state's fledgling medical marijuana law may risk their jobs if their employers opt to maintain or adopt zero-tolerance drug policies.
SAN FRANCISCO - Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
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.