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Minister of Health announces support for a new hospital in Picton

I was a milestone day for health care in Prince Edward County. In front of a packed house, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dr. Eric Hoskins delivered the news the people of Picton have been waiting years for. 329 more words


​Federal Government to ban open drug market in 2019 - Minister of health

The federal government says it will shut down all open drug markets this year to curb unwholesome drug distribution system.
The minister of health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this in a statement issued after a ground breaking ceremony of the Coordinated Wholesale Centre (CWC) in Abia, The News Agency of Nigeria reports. 488 more words


Medicinal cannabis bill passes first reading, doesn't pass the compassionate test

The Government Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill passed it’s first reading in Parliament yesterday, but it has failed to pass muster as a decent, compassionate bill. 781 more words


Health minister pledges N100m to NIPRD for herbal drugs research in Nigeria

The Nigeria Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has promised to provide N100m to the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, for the establishment of a unit that would be devoted to carrying out research on traditional herbal products. 192 more words


Medical cannabis: Terminal vs Severe and Debilitating?

Medical Cannabis Awareness NZ wants the Government’s medical cannabis bill to be expanded to cover people suffering from ‘severe and debilitating’ illness. It currently only allows an exemption from prosecution for using cannabis for people certified to have less than a year to live (but growing is still illegal, as is the supplying of cannabis to them). 425 more words

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Cannabis bill - bad medicine

The Claytons Medical Cannabis Amendment Bill has been criticised for doing little but blowing smoke in the eyes of those suffering from chronic pain and illness. 530 more words

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Seymour Bill A ‘Political Stunt’ – Minister of Health — Family First NZ

Media Release 12 December 2017 Family First NZ is welcoming media comments made by the new Minister of Health during the election campaign regarding David Seymour’s euthanasia bill, including the commitment that he will vote against it.

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