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Here are your morning headlines for July 18, 2019:

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OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, November 15: 

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Inspectors enforcing the federal Food Safety Modernization Act will soon be coming to produce farms across the country.  That’s why the Ohio Agriculture Department, which will actually be staffing the local inspections, is offering free “consulting” to help area farmers get ready for those visits. 

The Food Safety law was passed in 2011 to prevent food contamination. Because of its complexity, it’s being rolled out in stages.  

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Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, June 6:

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Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced three bipartisan bills touching on the opioid crisis. One of them extends to manufacturers of other drugs as well.

The trio of bill includes one that would require drug and medical-device manufacturers to disclose speaking and other fees they make to nurse practitioners and physician assistants. He says the transparency is important for accountability in marketing drugs.

“Drug companies are really good at this. They’re a step ahead of the sheriff and we really need to make sure that we know of these conflicts.”

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OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

When Ohio’s leaders passed the state’s new medical marijuana law, which takes effect next month, they had hoped the federal Food and Drug Administration would take marijuana off its list of drugs it considers the most dangerous. But that agency has decided not to do that.