A ribbon-cutting Wednesday afternoon in Salem represented a first for the Commonwealth and a new chapter for Virginia’s medical marijuana industry. Rise Salem is a medical cannabis dispensary that will open soon on West Main Street.
A new coalition hopes to make the high cost of prescription drugs an issue in the fall campaign.The group Virginians for Affordable Medicine includes nine organizations concerned with access to prescription drugs.
The Martinsville-Henry County E911 Center is implementing new strategies to respond to both mental and behavioral health emergencies. It’s part of a statewide act aimed at reducing negative outcomes with police.