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Illinois Measure Would Allow Cameras To Be Installed In Nursing Home Rooms

Illinois could soon allow nursing home residents and their families to install video cameras and audio recorders in their rooms to help protect against abuse and neglect. Backed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the legislation would require resident and roommate consent and make nursing home residents or their families responsible for the purchase and maintenance of devices. A physician would need to determine whether a resident is capable […]

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Massachusetts Question 3: Medical Marijuana

This Election Day, Massachusetts voters will decide on whether to allow suffering and chronically ill patients the freedom to use medical marijuana. If controversial Question 3 passes, it would allow physicians to prescribe 60-day supplies of the drug to qualifying patients that could benefit. Question 3 “This proposed law would eliminate state criminal and civil penalties […]

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