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U.S. judge keeps intact Massachusetts' toughest-in-nation vaping ban

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Friday denied an industry bid to put on hold Massachusetts' four-month ban on the sale of vaping products, keeping intact the toughest prohibition yet in a rapidly developing response to e-cigarettes and their potential link to a lung disease....
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2 Ohio Counties Push Judge To Allow Opioid Case To Go Forward Despite Attorney General’s Request For Delay

Oct 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Judge Dan Polster said in an order Wednesday that he did not intend to honor Ohio’s request to stop the trial, agreeing that the counties’ case doesn’t get in the way of the state’s. Also, attorneys general from 24 states say Purdue Pharma should not be allowed to pay out bonuses during its bankruptcy proceedings. News on the epidemic is from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Florida, as...
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U.S. judge denies industry motion to lift Massachusetts' four-month ban on vaping sales

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani on Friday denied a motion by the vaping industry to lift Massachusetts' four-month ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and related products....
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Federal Judge Rules Drug Injection Sites Don't Break Drug Laws

Oct 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Federal Judge Rules Drug Injection Sites Don't Break Drug LawsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Drug companies urge appeals court to remove judge from U.S. opioid litigation

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
Eight drug companies on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to disqualify the judge overseeing nationwide opioid litigation, in a last-ditch effort to avoid having him preside over a landmark trial in three weeks....
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Restrictive Georgia abortion law temporarily blocked by federal judge

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Georgia law that would have prohibited women from getting an abortion after as early as six weeks of pregnancy....
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State Highlights: Dueling Minnesota Plans To Tackle Insulin Costs; Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period In Hands Of Judge

Sep 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Minnesota, Tennessee, Connecticut, Texas, New York, Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, Louisiana, California, Ohio, Georgia and...
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Federal Judge Denies Drug Companies’ Request To Remove Himself From Upcoming Ohio Opioids Trial

Sep 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug distributors and pharmacies who are defendants in the opioid litigation argued that U.S. District Court Judge Dan Polster should remove himself from the case because of bias. Polster rejected the motion, writing: "Publicly acknowledging this human toll does not suggest I am biased; it shows that I am human." The massive lawsuit against companies like Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid is scheduled to start on Oct. 21 in...
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U.S. judge refuses to disqualify himself from opioid litigation

Sep 27, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. judge overseeing nationwide opioid litigation on Thursday rejected a request by several big pharmacy chains and drug distributors to disqualify himself because he appeared to be biased against them and pressed too hard for a costly settlement....
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Legal Challenge To Georgia’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’ To Kick Off In Court

Sep 24, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A federal judge is set to hear the arguments Monday from opponents of Georgia’s new anti-abortion law who want him to stop the measure from going into effect on Jan. 1 with the court case ongoing. Meanwhile, in Tennessee, a lawsuit challenging that state's 48-hour waiting period is also scheduled to...
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Judge Sides With Hospitals Over Medicare Payments For Clinic Visits

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said in her ruling that the Trump administration overstepped its authority when issuing its so-called site-neutral pay policy. The decision is a big win for hospitals, who in their original complaint led by the American Hospital Association projected cuts of about $380 million this year and $760 million in 2020. In other CMS news: skilled-nursing facilities and bundled radiation therapy payments....
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Abortion Rights Advocates Decry Oklahoma Judge’s ‘Rogue’ Decision To Allow Ban On Second-Trimester Procedure To Stand

Sep 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
However, Oklahoma has agreed not to enforce the ban until the state Supreme Court considers an emergency motion from the plaintiffs. Meanwhile, U.S. senators are asking Google to make sure its maps are accurately pointing users to abortion providers rather than crisis pregnancy centers. Abortion news comes out of Texas and Indiana, as well....
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Opioid plaintiffs fight bid to disqualify U.S. judge before trial

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
Lawyers for cities and counties suing drug companies over the opioid epidemic on Monday objected to a bid by pharmaceutical distributors and pharmacies to disqualify the federal judge overseeing the cases, saying it had no basis and came too late....
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Reuters asks judge to release secret Propecia documents

Sep 13, 2019 , Reuters
Reuters asked a U.S. judge on Thursday to unseal documents filed in court regarding potential risks associated with Propecia, Merck & Co's popular baldness drug....
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She was denied custody of her 4-year-old son with leukemia. So she posted a letter to the judge on Instagram

Sep 13, 2019 , CNN Health
A day after a Florida judge ruled that the parents of a 4-year-old boy with leukemia won't regain custody of him, the boy's mother posted an emotional message on Instagram....
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U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks

Sep 12, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
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State Highlights: California Health Official Resigns After Calling Vaccine Opponents ‘Flat-Earthers’; Judge Blocks North Dakota Law Requiring Doctors To Advise That Medication Abortions Are Reversible

Sep 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, North Dakota, Connecticut, and...
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Sep 11, 2019 , CNN Health
A Florida judge denied custody to the parents of a 4-year-old boy with leukemia after their struggle with the state over giving him chemotherapy. Noah McAdams was removed from his parents, Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams, when they skipped a chemotherapy session and left the state in pursuit of alternative treatments....
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State Highlights: Florida Judge Rules 4-Year-Old Boy Stays With Grandparents After Parents Stop His Chemo; Former USC Doctor Charged With Sex Abuse Surrenders License

Sep 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, California, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, Arizona, New Jersey, Texas and...
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A Florida judge denies parents custody of 4-year-old son with leukemia

Sep 10, 2019 , CNN Health
A Florida judge ruled Monday that the parents of a 4-year-old boy with leukemia lost their bid Monday to regain custody after their struggle with the state over giving him chemotherapy....
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