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Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

LOS ANGELES – Critics are assailing the Trump administration’s so-called “conscience” rule that allows health-care workers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. They charge it allows “discrimination” against LGBTQ and women, and could result in some medical providers refusing lifesaving care. In a release last week, the U.S. Health and Human Services… Read More »

Feds continue to refuse to make CBD legal without explicit FDA approval

(Photo: Adobe Stock) This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reiterated that hemp-derived cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, is illegal to add to food, beauty or health products without prior FDA approval, or to make health claims for CBD. Despite the big farm bill President Trump signed off on this week which designates… Read More »