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Medical Marijuana Temporary Regulations for Growers and Processors to be Published in Tomorrow's Pennsylvania Bulletin

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:41:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today announced temporary regulations for medical marijuana growers and processors under Act 16 are slated for publication in tomorrow's The Pennsylvania Bulletin, and are available...

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States Provide Taxpayer Relief in Response to Natural Disasters

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:40:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature has wreaked havoc on several states recently. In response, these states have taken steps to provide relief to taxpayers. Here is just some of the activity we've seen: MississippiThe state of Mississippi announced it will follow the federal...

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Investigation Discovery Launches Advocacy Campaign "Stop Hate In Your State" In Response To Network's Popular Original Documentary Series, "Hate In America"

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:31:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of Investigation Discovery's (ID) acclaimed documentary series HATE IN AMERICA, the network announced, today – on the anniversary of the Shepard-Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act being signed into law - the launch of...

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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Expresses Disappointment In Governor's Veto Of Legislation To Lower Health Insurance Costs

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:14:00 EDT

(image) LANSING, Mich., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement from Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to Governor Snyder's veto of bipartisan legislation championed by the Chamber to repeal an...

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Ashish "Ash" Bhatt, M.D., Sovereign Health's Chief Medical Officer, Speaks About Mental Health Budget Cuts in Florida

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:00:00 EDT

(image) POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health, a leading national provider of behavioral health treatment services, announces a new article called, "The Trouble with Florida's Mental Health System," written by Jennifer Fallon of LifeZette, featuring Ashish "Ash"...

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Democrats, Veterans and Other Community Leaders Rally for "No on Measure B" to Get Out the Vote

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:23:00 EDT

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the election less than two weeks away, the No on B campaign is building on its growing momentum to defeat the ill-conceived and misleading Measure B. Opponents of Measure B will gather to hear speakers discuss the problems with the measure and...

Consumer Federation of California Applauds Landmark FCC Internet Privacy Rules

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:02:00 EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FCC voted 3-2 today to establish basic privacy protections that place consumers in charge of the sharing of sensitive personal information by broadband Internet access providers. Richard Holober, Executive Director of the...

Gun Control Coalition's Endorsement of Clinton is 'Red Flare Warning,' Says CCRKBA

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:00:00 EDT

(image) BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week's endorsement of Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton by 17 gun prohibition lobbying groups amounts to a red flare warning to gun owners that their rights are on the line, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear...

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Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO, Supporting Patient Protections and Opposing A-1952, the 'Out-of-Network Bill'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:52:00 EDT

(image) PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "NJHA is committed to protecting patients from surprise medical bills, and we've offered a complete plan of consumer protections that go beyond those in any other law passed nationwide. We support a prohibition on balanced billing...

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Secretary of State encourages Pennsylvania voters to know their rights at the polling place

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:37:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortés today encouraged Pennsylvania voters to educate themselves about rights they have when they go to the polls on November 8. "State and federal laws endow voters with certain protections as they...

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AARP Pennsylvania Hails Governor's Signature on Bill Expanding Telehealth Options for State Residents

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:29:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf's signature on legislation that will allow licensed physicians in one state to treat patients in other states via telehealth technologies was praised today by AARP Pennsylvania. The enactment of HB 1619 makes...

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Massachusetts Attorney General Stops Deceptive Safety Claims about Bee-Toxic Pesticides, Beyond Pesticides Urges Other States to Follow

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:12:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Massachusetts Attorney General forcing Bayer CropScience to end its statewide advertising containing deceptive safety claims about bee-toxic pesticides, Beyond Pesticides asked the other 49 states to do the same. In a letter to...

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Wolf Administration Offers Homeowners Important Information on Filing Claims, Avoiding Scams Following Flooding

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:34:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today recommended steps homeowners whose property suffered damage in the recent flooding that hit several north central Pennsylvania counties can take to properly file claims with their insurers...

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RetireSafe Releases Virginia Voter Data Indicating Majority Support for COPN Reform

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:42:00 EDT

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RetireSafe today released a Virginia statewide survey indicating strong public support for reform of the Certificate of Public Need (COPN) law. RetireSafe president, Thair Phillips, issued the following statement upon announcing the...

Deloitte Launches Center for Government Insights to Accelerate Government Innovation Through Research, Field Work and Immersive Learning Experiences

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:07:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced the opening of its new Center for Government Insights, which produces thought-provoking research to help government solve its most complex problems. Through publications, forums and immersive workshops, the center engages with...

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CABC Urges Congress to Pass Bipartisan Preclearance Bill During Lame-Duck Session

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Canadian American Business Council (CABC) sent a letter to the Senate and House leadership calling on Congress to pass the Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016, which would fully implement the 2015...

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ABS Earns Auditor Status in AWO Responsible Carrier Program

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been approved by the American Waterways Operators (AWO) to carry out audits of its Responsible Carrier Program (RCP). The RCP, a...

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Department of Health Provides Update on Medical Marijuana Program Implementation in Pennsylvania

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today announced temporary regulations for marijuana growers and processors under Act 16 are slated to be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on October 29, and asked for public...

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Epic Sciences to Contribute to Cancer Moonshot Blood Profiling Atlas

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences in collaboration with other industry, academic, and government partners will contribute to the Blood Profiling Atlas pilot of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative championed by Vice President Biden and the White House. The Blood Profiling...

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U.S. Lumber Coalition Welcomes Senate Letter to President Obama Urging Continued Resolve to Obtain a U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Trade Agreement Fully Consistent With the Goals Established by the President and Prime Minister Trudeau

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:19:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Lumber Coalition today welcomes a letter from 24 United States Senators expressing appreciation for the Administration's efforts to obtain a new softwood lumber trade agreement with Canada designed to fully and effectively...

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