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In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 photo medicated High Chew edibles are shown on display and offered for sale at the cannabis-themed Kushstock Festival at Adelanto, Calif. Utah lawmaker Sen. Jim Dabakis drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming vote on a proposition that would legalize the medical use of marijuana in his state for individuals with qualifying medical conditions. Salt Lake City TV station KUTV reports Dabakis wanted to try cannabis before the vote. Dabakis selected an edible gummy bear for the test, saying legislators should at least try marijuana before it's up for vote next month. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Utah lawmaker tries pot ahead of medical marijuana voteA Utah lawmaker drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming ballot proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in the state
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Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioidsMembers of the family behind a drug company are being sued over the toll of prescription opioid painkillers
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Melissa quarterback Brendon Lewis (1) runs the ball as Whitehouse's Michael Raabe (11) attempts to tackle him during a high school football game in Emory, Texas. Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes. The University Interscholastic League, Texas' governing body for public high school sports, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, ordered the schools to submit individual concussion reports. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP, File)
Texas requires large schools to report player concussionsTexas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes
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FILE - In this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Azar says the number of drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic. But Azar cautioned in a speech Tuesday it’s too early to declare victory. Still, the health chief says toward the end of last year and through the beginning of this year, the number of deaths “has begun to plateau.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
US health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level offUS health chief says overdose deaths beginning to level off, but it's too early to declare victory
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