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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Cities Can Ban Pot Dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that city governments have the authority to outlaw local medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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4 SoCal Hospitals Close Their ER Doors

The emergency departments of Bellflower Medical Center, Newport Specialty Hospital and Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center’s Los Angeles and Hawthorne campuses will close Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/03/2013

Jedi (center) is a three-month-old diabetic alert dog. (credit: CBS)

‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care

Cash-strapped families are embracing the concept of “crowdfunding” to meet the financial challenges that may result when a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition.

02/01/2013

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City Council May Bypass Voters To Limit Medical Pot Shops

The Los Angeles City Council will vote later this month on an initiative that would drastically reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries citywide.

01/03/2013

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UCLA Medical Center Gets ‘F’ In Hospital Safety Survey

One of the Southland’s most prestigious hospitals received a failing grade for patient safety in a survey released Wednesday.

11/28/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Glendale Adventist Medical Center

(KNX 1070) – The largest employer in Glendale started as a sanitarium and now 108 years later they are curing all sorts of ills at the Glendale Adventist Medical Center.

10/19/2012

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City Council Repeals Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to repeal the ban on storefront medical marijuana dispensaries.

10/02/2012

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Pot Shops In Eagle Rock, Downtown LA Targeted In Lawsuits, DEA Raids

DEA agents raided three locations, filed notices of asset forfeiture, and sent out 67 letters to pot shop operators or property owners across the Southland.

09/26/2012

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Activists To Deliver 50,000 Signatures To Suspend Pot Dispensary Ban

A citywide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles could be suspended on Wednesday even before it takes effect.

08/29/2012

Patients at the VA Medical Center are experiencing delays and some outages after the fire broke out Sunday at an outbuilding at the Brentwood-area facility. (credit: CBS)

Surgeries Delayed At VA Hospital After Weekend Fire

An electrical outage at the Veterans Administration medical facility has left two buildings running on emergency power and forced some surgeries to be delayed.

08/14/2012

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Pro-Medical Marijuana Councilman Admits To Having Prescription

A pair of Westside city councilmen has admitted to taking campaign donations from – and even patronizing – local medical marijuana dispensaries.

07/31/2012

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Male Cross-Dresser, 51, Gets Prison For ID Theft

A transient male cross-dresser will spend one year in jail for stealing a woman’s identity and ringing up more than $100,000 in medical costs.

07/09/2012

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Patients, Doctors Sue Aetna For Alleged Coverage Denials

Thousands of doctors and patients in Southern California and throughout the state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against one of the nation’s largest health insurers.

07/03/2012

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SCOTUS Decision To Benefit 3 Million Uninsured Angelenos

Millions of people in Los Angeles County who currently do not have medical insurance will soon have more options than county hospitals.

06/28/2012

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Vote To Close Marijuana Shops Postponed Amid Proposed Deal

A City Council vote on a proposed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries faced possible postponement due to the absence of several key council members.

06/22/2012

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