Articles tagged with: health

15 March 2014

Citizens petition to vote on Phoenix marijuana moratorium

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana supporters gathered signatures Saturday for a petition that would go against a recent temporary ban of dispensaries in Phoenix.The City of Phoenix passed a 4 month ...

07 March 2014

Norovirus outbreak closes VA Facility for the weekend

Posted in Local, Health

White City, Ore. -- The largest veteran's facility in Southern Oregon will be closed at least through the weekend after a Norovirus outbreak sickened nearly 200 people, including veterans and staff. ...

05 March 2014

More than 100 sick with Norovirus at VA Facility in White City

Posted in Local, Health

White City, Ore. -- 53-year-old Norman Ehrig is one of hundreds who have been sick at the Veterans Rehabilitation Center in White City.The center houses more than 470 veterans who are getting rehabi ...

05 March 2014

What doctors are saying about medical marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- It's no secret. Medical marijuana is a controversial issue, despite states across the country starting to legalize or loosen restrictions. NBC 5 spoke with three doctors to try and ...

05 March 2014

Government Accountability Office agrees to look into Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Washington D.C. -- The U.S. Government will examine the use of federal funds involved in the Cover Oregon website. The online insurance portal has not let anyone self-enroll since it launched last f ...

04 March 2014

Outrage after Phoenix City Council temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana patients in Phoenix are angry after the city voted in favor of a four-month ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Monday night. "I'm furious, I'm absolutely furiou ...

03 March 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Applicants from all walks of life

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- As medical marijuana dispensaries are now legal, applicants from all walks of life are looking to cash-in on the growing marijuana industry.Shady Cove resident, Kathleen Payne is on ...

03 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensaries applications start today

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, several people around the state applied for a medical marijuana dispensary license. That's because the business of cannabis is now legal in Oregon.The application took jus ...

03 March 2014

Bad medicine

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Boone County, Ky. -- A Kentucky third-grader is recovering after getting medicine at school that was supposed to go to a classmate. 9-year-old Dylan Davis, a student at Collins Elementary in Florenc ...

03 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensaries are now legal in Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- It's been bumpy road toward dispensary legalization in the state of Oregon. It's something both state and local lawmakers have been debating on. Now the wait is on to see what's nex ...