NEW DELHI (AP) — With no approved drugs for the new coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicines, often with governments promoting them.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Virginia have charged an practitioner of alternative medicine with 65 counts of performing procedures without a license.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine bill designed to guarantee the right to practice alternative medicine has been changed after a nurses' group raised concerns it could create a class of unlicensed...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Cannabidiol products are coming back to Kansas after lawmakers approved to bring back the marijuana extract often used as alternative medicine.
Lawmakers voted in April to exclude cannabidiol, or CBD, from the state's definition of marijuana as long as the oil contains no THC, the ingredient in marijuana that gets people high. The vote effectively makes CBD an unrestricted substance, the Kansas City Star reported .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — As Kansas City deals with gray areas in herbal supplements and regulated pharmaceutical medication, the number of shops in the area that sell hemp oil is beginning to rise.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Tim Charles describes himself as a serial entrepreneur.
The Allentown native has dabbled in energy efficiency, international trade, manufacturing and real estate.
Now, Charles, CEO of PA Cannabis LLC, hopes to bring medical marijuana to Main Street via a dispensary that offers patients a holistic approach to health, private off-street parking and a comfortable ski-lodge-like atmosphere, smack in the middle of Emmaus.
BOSTON (AP) — An organization representing Bay State physicians says it's disappointed that Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill establishing a state licensing board for naturopaths — health care professionals who practice alternative medicine.
Massachusetts Medical Society President Dr. James Gessner says naturopathy offers few scientifically or clinically proven treatments and "lacks rigorous medical training and standards of care."
BALTIMORE (AP) — An applicant for a license to grow medical marijuana in Maryland has sued a state commission for allegedly failing to consider racial diversity when the panel named the top 15 finalists.
Court documents show Alternative Medicine Maryland filed the suit Monday in Baltimore Circuit Court. The lawsuit seeks to stop the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission from awarding licenses.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional healers and students of alternative medicine are at the University of New Mexico this week for an annual conference on curanderismo (coo-RAN-deh-DEES-moh).
The healers from the United States and Latin America are meeting on campus for two-weeks for demonstrations and hands-on activities about traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies.
Curanderismo is the art of using traditional healing methods like herbs and plants to treat...