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U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the review process for agricultural technology. FILE PHOTO: Young pigs feed in a pen during a hog farm tour in Ryan, Iowa, U.S.,… Read More »

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

A patient enters a new Knox medical marijuana dispensary on April 16, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images More Americans are turning to marijuana to treat health issues, but if you think legalizing medical weed will shrink the number of opioid-related deaths in the United States, think again. Lawmakers and… Read More »

EHRA says ONC’s proposed interoperability rule needs major revisions

While the EHR Association supports the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s efforts to improve interoperability, the group contends that an ONC proposed rule exceeds the mandate of the 21st Century Cures Act and goes far beyond the intent of Congress. “We worked throughout the drafting of the 21st Century Cures Act with… Read More »