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West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

West Virginia lawmakers to consider medical marijuana legalization bill

Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are scheduled to discuss a controversial bill on Monday that aims to legalize medical marijuana in the state.

Late last week, the state House approved House Judiciary Chairman John Shott’s request for an additional two days to review the proposed legislation. Shott described the new bill as a “much more aggressive” measure.

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

World’s strongest coffee now available in US

Black Insomnia, the world’s strongest coffee, is finally available in the United States. However, experts have warned even a single cup of Black Insomnia could spill a person over the daily caffeine limit.

Sean Kristafor, the founder of Black Insomnia, contends that it has scientific evidence that its brew packs numerous times the punch of a typical cup of Joe.

AstraZeneca’s lung cancer drug obtains China’s approval

AstraZeneca’s lung cancer drug obtains China’s approval

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca Plc’s lung cancer pill Tagrisso has finally obtained Chinese authorities’ approval.

Tagrisso has been developed to help cancer patients with certain deadly genetic mutations that are quite common in China, the world’s most populous country. It is the first cancer drug approved by the China Food & Drug Administration’s precedence review pathway.

U.S. white working class bucks global trend of improved mortality rates

U.S. white working class bucks global trend of improved mortality rates

The United States’ white working class has bucked the global trend of improved mortality rates in past few years as factors like increasing incidents of suicide and addiction to opioids claimed more lives.

Trump trying to reach health care deal

Trump trying to reach health care deal

President Donald Trump and other Republican leaders are trying their best to win over House conservatives for their ObamaCare replacement bill ahead of a crucial vote on Thursday.

At press time on Wednesday, it appeared that the Republicans lacked the votes required to replace ObamaCare, but late-breaking developments indicate that a deal could be possible.

Study finds sharp increase in colorectal cancer among young American adults

Study finds sharp increase in colorectal cancer among young American adults

A new study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) revealed an alarming increase in colorectal cancer among young adults in the United States.

The researchers found an unprecedented rise in the number of colon as well as rectal cancers among young American adults, rates of the deadly diseases among older Americans declined.

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