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As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, Some States Have a Solution: Stop Paying – The Wall Street Journal

By Heather Gillers Heather Gillers The Wall Street Journal Biography @hgillers heather.gillers@wsj.com May 1, 2019 5:30 a.m. ET Charles Johnson, an assistant superintendent at Polk Correctional Institution, in Butner, N.C., worries that ending retiree health care will spark workplace conflict. Photo: Jeremy M. Lange for The Wall Street Journal North Carolina corrections official Charles Johnson… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »