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Texas agency offers private wind coverage details

Some Texas home insurance would be about 70 percent cheaper without private wind coverage
Updated: 6 hours ago

Pa. senator: Colo. trip included using marijuana

Pa. senator: Colorado trip to check out marijuana industry included taking 2 hits himself
Updated: 6 hours ago

Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

Oregon Medicaid looks at restricting access to expensive new hepatitis C drug
Updated: 23 hours ago

Medical pot backers hope to speed task force work

Supporters of medical marijuana hope to keep task force moving, avoid delays
Published: 07/31/14

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise

Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise in Kentucky as lawmakers consider solutions
Published: 07/31/14

Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops

Chicago aldermen approve measure requiring special use permits for marijuana dispensaries
Published: 07/31/14
Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

Illinois Medicaid program restricts use of new hepatitis C drug with $1,000-per-pill cost
Published: 07/30/14

Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

NY Gov. Cuomo: speed up medical marijuana implementation to help children with epilepsy
Published: 07/30/14

Transplant programs nationwide seek Kansas livers

Patients at Kansas City hospital wait half the average time for liver donations
Published: 08/01/14
Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

Weather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprit

CDC's dire forecast: Weather causes 2,000 deaths a year in US with nearly two-thirds from cold
Published: 07/30/14