synthetic marijuana http://ripr.org en Recap: Most Significant Health Legislation this Session http://ripr.org/post/recap-most-significant-health-legislation-session <p>The 2013 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly has officially,finally, wrapped up. With that, we turn to Rhode Island Public Radio’s health care reporter Kristin Gourlay for a recap of some of the most significant health legislation to pass and not pass&nbsp; and how it might affect you.</p><p><strong>DAVE</strong>: So much happening in health care now in Rhode Island and nationally – from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act to rising health care prices. Did legislators tackle any of these big issues this session?</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 18065 at http://ripr.org Recap: Most Significant Health Legislation this Session House Considers Banning Fake Marijuana, Bath Salts http://ripr.org/post/house-considers-banning-fake-marijuana-bath-salts <p>The General Assembly is scheduled to hear testimony today on legislation banning drugs like synthetic marijuana and bath salts. The proposed legislation comes from Rhode Island's Attorney General.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 10996 at http://ripr.org House Considers Banning Fake Marijuana, Bath Salts