- Jindal pushes worker training, as session opens Updated: Mar-10-14 2:37 pm
- Holder: Heroin an urgent 'public health crisis' Updated: Mar-10-14 12:11 pm
- Iowa Gov. Branstad warns about medical marijuana Updated: Mar-10-14 11:53 am
- New law will allow schools to stock medications Updated: Mar-09-14 6:43 pm
- 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
- Some Alabama doctors now offering concierge care Updated: Mar-08-14 10:12 am
- Medford council moves swiftly to ban pot shops Updated: Mar-07-14 6:34 pm
- Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88 Updated: Mar-07-14 5:27 pm
- Drug firms settle with Montana for $5.9M Updated: Mar-06-14 7:08 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
- Conn. agency head: decision near on marijuana firm Updated: Mar-06-14 5:28 pm
- Senate panel advances pot extract for kids bill Updated: Mar-06-14 4:05 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
- Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use Updated: Mar-05-14 7:52 pm
- 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
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- Gene therapy seems safe, may help control HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Bill to OK medical use of low-THC pot wins support Updated: Mar-05-14 4:02 pm
- FDA doesn't approve Lilly-Boehringer diabetes drug Updated: Mar-05-14 2:11 pm
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 - Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent and growing public health crisis" and said first responders should carry with them a drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he worries drug abuse would increase if medical marijuana became legal in Iowa.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico schools will now be able to stock emergency medication to treat students who suffer asthma attacks or allergic reactions.
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.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - A growing model of health care has now come to Tuscaloosa.
MEDFORD, Oregon - Moving even before the Legislature completed action, the Medford City Council has voted for a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
LOS ANGELES - Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88.
HELENA, Montana - Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX - Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs.
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.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
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.
NEW YORK - Drugmakers Eli Lilly and Boehringer-Ingelheim said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration didn't approve their diabetes treatment empagliflozin because of concerns about a facility where the drug will be made.