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Senate advances drug pricing bill, setting up September vote

Dive Brief: Legislation limiting drug price increases in Medicare will face a full Senate debate in September after the Finance Committee approved it on a mixed vote Thursday. The bill could see some modification before then to incorporate additional proposals, potentially including a ban on rebates to payers. In addition, House Democrats are working on… Read More »

Denver to vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

DENVER (Reuters) – Denver voters will decide in May whether to decriminalize possession of small amounts of the hallucinogenic drug psilocybin, which would make it the first U.S. city to halt prosecution of people caught with psychedelic mushrooms. The citizen-driven proposal, which election officials said this week reached the required number of signatures to be… Read More »

Psychiactric nurses vote to strike in February

Psychiatric nurses are to strike in February. The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) is setting out an escalating campaign leading to strike action. It is “in response to the failure of Government to address the recruitment and retention crisis in nursing,” they said in a statement today. The PNA represents approximately 6,000 nurses working throughout the country.… Read More »