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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Court says medical marijuana use may be considered in custody disputes - Press Herald

Court says medical marijuana use may be considered in custody disputes Press Herald Sternick appealed the judge's decision on grounds that it infringed on his protected rights under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act, and that the lower court abused its discretion by awarding Daggett custody based on his legal use of marijuana. Maine Supreme Court rules against medical marijuana patient in child custody ...Bangor Daily News all 4 news articles »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - South Carolina Lawmakers Talk Medical Marijuana - WLTX.com

South Carolina Lawmakers Talk Medical Marijuana WLTX.com We didn't develop regulations for the South Carolina Department of Agriculture or DHEC a so they could follow in licensing people so I think it's on us to clear up that ambiguity," said Davis. Davis says in order to create these bills every angle must ... SC to introduce bills for medical marijuana accessRock Hill Herald Prominent physician says medical marijuana in S.C. would be unwiseThe State SC GOP legislators to introduce medical marijuana billsWPDE all 21 news articles »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - NY Medical Groups Ask for Extension on E-Prescribing Requirement - iHealthBeat

NY Medical Groups Ask for Extension on E-Prescribing Requirement iHealthBeat Eighteen medical organizations in New York have sent a letter to state officials asking for a one-year extension on a state mandate that all prescriptions be made electronically, Buffalo Business First reports. The law is set to go into effect on March 27.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Abortion rights advocates concerned about new state regulations - WWL

WWL Abortion rights advocates concerned about new state regulations WWL A call to Mike Johnson, legal counsel for Louisiana Right to Life Federation, was not immediately returned. Kathaleen Pittman, administrator of Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport, and Katie Caldwell, a clinic employee, attended the hearing but ... and more »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Frankfort summit focuses on changing health care landscape - Insurance News Net

Frankfort summit focuses on changing health care landscape Insurance News Net "This is the just the beginning of the discussion," said Dr. John Langfeld , medical director of Kentucky's Department of Medicaid Services . "There is a lot of angst about moving forward." Beshear spoke to the crowd for about 15 minutes at the end of ... and more »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - Prominent physician says medical marijuana in S.C. would be unwise - The State

Prominent physician says medical marijuana in S.C. would be unwise The State An array of medical marijuana laws have been approved in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Last year, South Carolina lawmakers passed a measure allowing children with severe seizure disorders to be treated with a marijuana extract called ... and more »

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - East Texas Medical Center EMS to withdraw from Kaufman County altogether - inForney.com

East Texas Medical Center EMS to withdraw from Kaufman County altogether inForney.com KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas -- After meeting with Kaufman County officials Thursday morning, East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) announced they would be opting out of their ambulatory service contract with the county, ... and more »