Category Archives: Health Law

In Virginia city, local judges refuse to allow prosecutor to drop marijuana charges

As reported in this local article, headlined "Norfolk judges unite to block prosecutor from dropping marijuana cases," a fascinating tussle has broken out as an elected prosecutor tries to move away from criminally prosecuting marijuana offenders. Here are the details: The judges on the city’s top court have decided to…<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MarijuanaLaw/~4/BgmeQBrIDCU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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'Rosie's law' aims to lift ban on Medicaid coverage of abortions in Texas

KXAN (Feb. 14, 2019): 'Rosie's law' aims to lift ban on Medicaid coverage of abortions, by Tulsi Kamath: Austin state representative Sheryl Cole recently introduced "Rosie's Law" in the Texas Legislature to expand insurance coverage for low-income Texans enrolled in….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Jahi McMath Dismisses Her Federal Lawsuit

The family of Jahi McMath dismissed their state medical malpractice lawsuit in September 2018.After Jahi's death on circulatory criteria, the value of the case dropped to within settlement range. But the family had continued their federal lawsuit against the State of California seeking to retract the 2013 death certificate in favor of the June 2018 New Jersey death certificate. But they have now dismissed that lawsuit too.  Jahi Valentine's Day 2017.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Illinois EPA shuts down Willowbrook Sterigenics plant Friday night

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (February 15, 2019) – The Illinois Environment Protection Agency has ordered the Sterigenics plant in suburban Willowbrook to be immediately sealed after tests showed “extreme daily fluctuations” in ethylene oxide levels and “the highest levels of EtO recorded in the area to date.” The acting director of the Illinois EPA issued the “seal order” Friday evening to prevent any new medical equipment sterilization processes using ethyline oxide, a known carcinogen. According to a statement released by Willowbrook officials, testing was completed between February 5 and 8. Results were given to the Illinois Attorney General’s office, the DuPage County State’s Attorney, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. EPA. Please click here for the most recent Sterigenics updates.    The post Illinois EPA shuts down Willowbrook Sterigenics plant Friday night appeared first on ... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Connecticut Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Public Reporting of Chiropractic Malpractice (PRWeb via Ya

Chiropractor malpractice information will now be available to the public so that patients can make informed decisions about their health care... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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