Articles tagged with: health

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 ...

27 February 2014

GMO ban supporters get organized to fight

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The fight against GMO's in Jackson County got organized Thursday night. The group "Our Family Farms Coalition" met at their new headquarters in downtown Medford's Woolworth buildi ...

24 February 2014

New vaccination requirements begin March 1st

Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore.-- A new law will go into effect Saturday, March 1st, which will require families who want to be exempt from vaccine shots to take extra steps. Currently, Oregon families can just o ...

19 February 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary regulation debate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Klamath Falls city and Klamath County government met today to work on possible regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries and they're facing a tight deadline. Edward Medin ...

18 February 2014

Jacksonville City Council to discuss medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Jacksonville, Ore. -- Medical marijuana dispensaries will be legal in Oregon in March, but some cities are acting to prevent them from opening in their town. On Tuesday night Jacksonville City Counc ...

18 February 2014

Treating pain without pills

Written by Natalie Hurd, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- More than 100-million Americans suffer from chronic, long lasting pain and tonight new guidelines released out of Southern Oregon hope to change the way doctors treat those patients ...

11 February 2014

Calcium pills linked to heart problems in women

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) Many women take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis, but the pills have come under fire recently for potentially increasing the risk for heart problems. Nancy Dennis took calciu ...