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FILE - This Sept. 11, 2018, file photo shows cannabis plants growing at a greenhouse at SLOgrown Genetics in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif. California auditors have found that the agency overseeing the state's vast legal marijuana market is understaffed and struggling to do the job. A Finance Department audit in early July 2019 finds that about two-thirds of the Bureau of Cannabis Control's authorized positions remain unfilled. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
California pot regulators struggling with job, audit saysCalifornia auditors find the agency overseeing the state's vast legal marijuana market is understaffed and struggling to do the job
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The Ebola outbreak spread this week to the eastern Congo city of Goma, with more than 2 million people, near the Rwanda border. ;
Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergencyEbola outbreak in Congo declared international health emergency after more than 1,600 deaths
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
A pedestrian walks across the street from a McKesson sign on an office building in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. McKesson distributed more than 18% of the nation's opioids from 2006 to 2012 — the most of any company — but said it didn't push sales. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Data shows flood of opioids across US, many of them genericsThe maker of OxyContin has been cast as the chief villain in the nation's opioid crisis. But newly released government figures suggest Purdue Pharma had plenty of help in flooding the U.S. with billions of pills
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FILE - In this June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin-Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit. The settlement announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states. The settlement is with the Sherwin-Williams Company, ConAgra Grocery Products Company and NL Industries, Inc. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305MThe nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Percent change in drug overdose deaths by state.;
Number of US overdose deaths appears to be fallingUS overdose deaths apparently declined a little last year _ first drop in nearly 30 years
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This 2003 photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes albopictus mosquito acquiring a blood meal from a human host. (James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)
Scientists find new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoesScientists develop new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Bat 'Ran Into His Hand.' Weeks Later, He Was DeadNick Major was spending time outside on Vancouver Island in mid-May when a bat "essentially ran into his hand," according to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. It's atypical to encounter a bat in the daylight, but apparently Major saw no cause for concern right away. Six weeks later, however,...
Newser4 hours ago
World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergencyWorld Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency
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