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Public Health Council Approves Final Medical Marijuana Regulations

The unanimous vote Wednesday paves the way for the voter-approved law to take effect, though it will be at least several more months before the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open.


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DPH Issues Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations

Recipients of medical marijuana in Massachusetts would be allowed up to 10 ounces for 60 days under proposed rules issued by state health officials.



New State Guidelines Could Lead To More Mosquito Spraying

State public health officials have issued new guidelines that could lead to more aerial spraying of mosquitoes to prevent the spread of eastern equine encephalitis.


New ADHD Guidelines For Diagnosing, Treating Kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics is out with new guidelines for diagnosing and treating kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).


Bullying guidelines

School principals would be required to to report any instances of bullying to the parents of the students involved under new guidelines from state education officials.