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Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Butler for first legal sale in Pa.

A line of about a dozen people greeted employees as they opened the doors of the Cresco Yeltrah dispensary in Butler. When dispensaries launched in New Jersey in the fall 2015, an ounce of medicinal cannabis cost patients about $489 on average.

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Worsening Flu Season Has Many Afraid, Grieving

Levels of pneumonia and influenza deaths are consistent with similar severe years, she said , but hospitalizations have shown no signs of leveling off yet. In past seasons such as this, she said, an estimated 34 million Americans got the flu. The flu can cause mild to severe illness and at times can lead to hospitalization or death.

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Indian Mujahideen terrorist Arij Khan arrested by Delhi Police

The arrested was made by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police . On the run since 2008, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, a key member of the terror group Indian Mujahideen, fell in love with a woman in Nepal as he lived a life in hiding and giving a slip to Indian intelligence agencies.

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Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma Will Stop Marketing the Drug to US Doctors

The drugmaker said it will inform doctors on Monday that its sales representatives will no longer visit physician offices to discuss its opioid products. Purdue's promotions exaggerated the drug's safety and risks of addiction, leading to lawsuits and federal investigations. Purdue said in a statement that it is reducing its sales force by more than 50%.

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Waiting times at major A&E departments at worst ever level

He said: "When they signed up to go into medicine they knew there would be pressurised moments". "I take responsibility for everything that happens in the NHS", Hunt said. January's figure was even worse than December's - which broke records. This is from figures on NHS A&E waiting times, for January 2018, which were published on the NHS website today.

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Concerns expressed over the viability of human eggs grown in lab

The research widens our understanding of the mechanisms of human egg development, also shedding light on to why this process can sometimes go wrong and lead to other problems with fertility . Such fertilized eggs could develop into embryos, but the researchers wouldn't implant those embryos into a person yet. There are some indications that wrinkles in the new work will need to be ironed out.