U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has introduced legislation with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) that would establish a non-opioid directive form that allows patients to notify health professionals that they do not wish to be treated with opioids.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday that 50.9 percent of the eligible population in the state, those 16 years of age and older, have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
“I pray that today brings some small comfort to the family of George Floyd and all who loved him. May we honor his legacy by continuing on this march towards justice and meaningful change. We have a lot of work ahead.”
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine joined colleagues in reintroducing the Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act, which would allow doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to prescribe medical marijuana to veterans in states that have established medical marijuana programs.
Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a brief with the Supreme Court of Virginia asking for the court to dissolve the injunction blocking the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue along Monument Avenue in Richmond.