With Some Republican Support, Virginia Edges Closer To Medicaid Expansion
More than a dozen Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates voted to expand Medicaid, and at least one state senator may be leaning in favor of expansion. It will be the hot topic as legislators are called back to Richmond to hash out a budget in the special session starting April 11.
Trump’s Plan To Combat Opioid Crisis Includes Death Penalty For Drug Dealers
The White House's most concrete proposal yet to address the national drug epidemic comes after complaints from state health officials and advocates that President Donald Trump has moved too slowly to combat the problem. The plan could be announced as soon as Monday.
FDA Takes ‘Historic First Step’ Toward Cutting Nicotine In Cigarettes To Nonaddictive Levels
The move garnered praise from anti-smoking advocates. “There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent more young people from smoking or save more lives,” said Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.