April 23 -- Increasing Dangers, New Strategies in Opioid Crisis
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Oregon Approves HB 3391
The OREGON House approves HB 3391 , which would require health insurers to cover abortion and post-natal services at no cost and ensure all health policies include the 10 essential health benefits currently required under the...
OH Gov Signs HB 158
OHIO Gov. John Kasich (R) signs HB 158 , which strikes the term “mental retardation” from the state’s Revised Code and replaces it with the term “intellectual disability.” The law also specifies that...
NJ Assemble Approves AB 457
The NEW JERSEY Assembly approves AB 457 , which would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments eligible to be treated with marijuana. It moves to the Senate (NORTHJERSEY.COM).
CO Gov Signs HB 1436
RI Approves HB 7866
The RHODE ISLAND Senate approves HB 7866 , which would allow Ocean State health-care providers with their patients’ permission to access up-to-date information from a centralized electronic health exchange to improve coordination...
OH Approves HB 523
The OHIO House and Senate approve HB 523 , which would make the Buckeye State the 25 th to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes. It is now with Gov. John Kasich (R) for consideration (CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER).