The Trouble With e-Scooters - January 14, 2019
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IL Governor Vetoes SB 2332
The ILLINOIS House fails to override a veto by Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) of SB 2332 , a bill that would have raised the legal smoking age to 21 (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES).
IL Governor Signs HB 5245
ILLINOIS Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signs HB 5245 , legislation that requires hospitals to train enough medical providers in how to treat sexual assault patients that when a victim arrives, a trained provider is present within...
MA Senate Approves HB 4539
The MASSACHUSETTS Senate approves HB 4539 , so-called “red flag” legislation that would allow the temporary removal of firearms from people considered a danger to themselves or others. The measure returns to the...
Health In IL
An ILLINOIS court orders Prairie State officials to add intractable pain as a qualifying condition for medicinal marijuana use. Cook County Judge Raymond Mitchell wrote in his decision that “the record shows that individuals with...
New York Signs AB 3461
NEW YORK Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signs AB 3461 , which requires a court order appointing a guardian to oversee the care of an incapacitated person to identify all individuals who are entitled to notice of a person's death,...
The ILLINOIS Department of Health rejects a recommendation from the state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board to add eight conditions — including autism, irritable bowel syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, osteoarthritis and several pain-related...