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There have been 15 policies introduced over the past month

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Expands the availability of cannabis for research use, and allows for the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend that veterans participate in federally approved clinical trials using cannabis.

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Jan 16 2019
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Defines standards for, and mandates, Federal publishing of documents and data in machine-readable and nonproprietary formats.

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Jan 14 2019
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Senate

Requires screening for adrenoleukodystrophy​, a genetic disease that destroys myelin, in newborn babies.

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Jan 14 2019
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Amends regulations around the Common Rule regarding waived exemptions to informed consent in minimal risk clinical investigations.

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Jan 14 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Reauthorizes programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to address public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, including those related to antimicrobial resistance and genomic engineering technologies.

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Jan 9 2019
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House of Representatives

Promotes increased research on, awareness of, and dissemination of information related to sports-related and other concussions.

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Jan 8 2019
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House of Representatives

Includes electronic cigarettes in the Jenkins Act to restrict youth access to these products, and imposes additional restrictions on flavored tobacco.

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Jan 8 2019
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Bolsters existing adult day programs for individuals with certain neurological diseases (multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and traumatic brain injury, among others).

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Jan 8 2019
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Establishes a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to fund and coordinate research into neuromyelitis optica.

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Jan 8 2019
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House of Representatives

Summarizes the proceedings of the Second International Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.

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Jan 8 2019
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)

Bolsters assistance to individuals affected by Agent Orange exposure.

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Jan 8 2019
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Promotes the use of stem cells for research purposes.

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Jan 3 2019
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