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HELENA - The Montana Legislature has approved sweeping changes to the state's medical marijuana industry, passing a heavily amended bill on Tuesday in response to the ballot initiative passed by voters last November.
If signed by Gov. Steve Bullock, Senate Bill 333 would set up a seed-to-sale tracking system, require laboratory testing for medical marijuana providers and impose a tax on medical marijuana products by weight.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is launching a series of YouTube videos to spread the word about the health issues and trends affecting the state.
The new Pulse webcasts are available on the State Department of Health's YouTube channel, with links from the agency's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams says he hopes the monthly videos can help educate Indiana residents about the state's chief health issues and ways that people can prevent disease.
To the Editor:
The Republican bill to replace and repeal the Affordable Care Act will greatly affect us in Kittitas County. The bill helps the rich but leaves the rest of us in the lurch. Local citizens will suffer from cuts to Medicaid and many will have insurance premiums increase while coverage decreases.
APNewsBreak: Utah lobbyists treat lawmakers with no scrutiny
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a private dining room at a sleek downtown restaurant this week, half a dozen Utah lawmakers joined a group of lobbyists for dinner, with the group's nearly $1,000 bill paid for by their health care-industry clients.
Legislators who attended all sit on committees that oversee health issues, but they say no one tried to influence them and it was a routine social event.
Montana Healthcare Association announces $5M in available health grants
The Montana Healthcare Foundation announced Tuesday that it is seeking proposals for as much as $5 million in new grants aimed at addressing statewide health care challenges.
The round of grants focuses on a handful of areas.
Some of the money will go to American Indian health issues, including underfunding of health care efforts and higher illness, injury and suicide rates among native populations. The foundation works with tribes, tribal health programs and health centers to address such issues.
Ball cap turned backward and holding a pipette in his gloved hand, Colbi Kipp hunched over a tray of tiny vials that might help doctors better treat Native Americans or prevent illnesses they contract at higher rates.
Poll: Young Americans overwhelmingly favor LGBT rights
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, health care and adoption, according to a new survey.
The GenForward survey of Americans ages 18-30 found that support for those policies has increased over the past two years, especially among young whites. But relatively few of these young adults consider rights for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to be among the top issues facing...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The president of Planned Parenthood is heading to New Hampshire to campaign on behalf of Hillary Clinton and the state's Democratic candidates.
Cecile Richards will attend events in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth on Saturday and Sunday. Richards will kick off canvassing events and host a "women's house party," focusing on women's health and family issues.
Access to reproductive health care and other women's health services, including...