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State health officials, cannabis regulators reach agreement on sharing vape data

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission and the state's Department of Public Health have signed an agreement to share limited information about vaping illnesses after clashing over access to the data. The agreement, signed by representatives from .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

State officials: Data show efforts to limit Covid-19 infections appear to be working, but much left to do

A week before the the state's current emergency public health order is set to expire, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham didn't hint at any restrictions on businesses that could be eased. But there was some welcome news shared during a news .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2020

Oregon health insurance plans won"t charge co-pays for COVID-19 testing

Health insurance plans will waive cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing at in-network facilities, under an agreement with the state of Oregon. People with fully insured individual and group health plans won’t be charged co-payments, co-insurance or de.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Illinois" legal pot sales reach $3.2 million on first day

Illinois’ first day of recreational cannabis reached almost $3.2 million in sales with 77,128 transactions, according to state officials......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 2nd, 2020

PBJ Power Breakfast: Cura"s Cameron Forni talks vaping (Video)

As Oregon officials this week considered a ban on vaping, the cannabis industry has come under more scrutiny. The Oregon Health Authority warned residents to avoid the practice altogether after a second person in the state died. Cameron Forni, whose.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2019

Md. cannabis regulators approve new dispensary, grant operating deadline extension for another

A new dispensary will become the first to open in Washington County after gaining final clearance from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. Maryland Health and Wellness Center is the latest firm to join the ranks of the state's 108 licensed.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2019

Pot firms seek to open more storefronts in Florida

Two medical marijuana operators want the state to give them the same treatment as Florida’s largest medical-cannabis firm, after health officials allowed Quincy-based Trulieve to open more dispensaries than a state law allowed. Trulieve challen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Maryland insurance regulators meet to look at "Healthy Holly" deals

Top officials in the Maryland Insurance Administration will meet Tuesday to discuss whether two health insurers violated any state regulations in purchasing, or distributing funds used to purchase thousands of copies of Mayor Catherine Pugh's "Heal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Facebook Confirms Data-Sharing Deals With Chinese Firms

Facebook said it struck data partnerships with at least four Chinese electronics firms, including Huawei, which U.S. officials view as a potential tool for state-sponsored spying......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 5th, 2018

Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Huawei, a telecom giant with alleged ties to the Chinese government (FB)

Rick Wilking/Reuters Facebook has a data sharing agreement with Chinese telecom giant and cell phone manufacturer Huawei, reports the Washington Post.  For years, U.S. intelligence officials have raised national security concern.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2018

Regulators approve Saint Thomas-Acadia project

A joint project from two of Nashville’s giants of health care has been approved by regulators. Nashville Post reports that state officials last week approved plans f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

NYU Langone and health care union reach tentative deal

NYU Langone Health is in discussions to rejoin the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York, paving the way for an agreement with the state's largest health care union 1199SEIU, the union... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

NYU Langone and 1199SEIU reach tentative deal, union says

NYU Langone Health is in discussions to rejoin the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York, paving the way for an agreement with the state's largest health care union 1199SEIU, the union... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 4th, 2018

Massachusetts officials seek hearing on Pilgrim plant sale and shutdown

Citing concerns about public health, public safety and financial risks, Attorney General Maura Healey and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton have asked federal nuclear regulators to allow the state to intervene in the federal re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

British officials issue warnings about "a tipping point" and second lockdown if COVID-19 rules are not followed

Britain's health minister said more measures will need to be implemented if government-issued COVID-19 preventative measures are not followed. Britain's Secretary of State o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2020

CDC officials dismissed state and local health authorities" concerns about COVID-19 and suggested they seek advice from other states, documents show

"I would be careful promoting widespread testing," the CDC editor noted in a draft for a March s.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 16th, 2020

Health officials worldwide are receiving death threats because of their work to educate the public and stop the spread of COVID-19

At least 24 local and state public health officials in the US have quit or retired since the beginning of the pandemic in January. Queensland Chief H.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 15th, 2020

Wildfire smoke may soon reach "very unhealthy for everyone" in Seattle region, officials say

Friday morning air quality conditions in the four-county Seattle metro area were "unhealthy" for everyone, but may reach "very unhealthy" for everyone Friday afternoon. This is according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and the health departme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2020

Officials linked at least 11 COVID-19 cases to a University of New Hampshire frat party attended by more than 100 people

The state Department of Health and Human Services is investigating the outbreak tied to the Theta Chi party last weekend. Coronavirus clusters have been linked to Greek life e.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 7th, 2020

Carefully Followed Forecast Shows American COVID-19 Deaths Could Top 600,000 This Year

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), one of the most highly regarded forecasters of COVID-19 deaths has issued data that show the number in the U.S. could reach over 600,000 by........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 7th, 2020

Review finds "no evidence of bias or undue influence’ in latest Maryland cannabis licensing round

An independent review of a much-delayed, controversy-riddled process to award another round of medical cannabis licenses in Maryland did not find any foul play at work in the application review process, state cannabis regulators announced Thu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020