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If the government owns patents on cannabis how can it have no medical value?

Please examine the link for a sample of medical patents for cannabis including ones owned by the US government. They cannot claim no medical value when they own the patents.
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Submitted by: Jeffrey D Lee from SC
April 21, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Will you recall (if legal) Gov Scott for not expanding medicaid for the poor?

Hundreds are dying for lack of access to health care providers. I am personally vulnerable to that fact

Submitted by: Ahmad G. from FL
April 24, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Suicide and prescription drugs.

What can be done to better prepare our emergency rooms and behavioral health hospitals for the compassionate care of those who come to them after suicide attempts, what ever the reasons?

Submitted by: Cynthia F. from FL
April 24, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Issue area: Health
Submitted by: Jakob N. from VA
April 21, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Should employers be allowed to opt out of insurance that covers birth control?

If so, should they also be allowed to opt out of insurance that covers Viagra and vasectomies? Why not?

Submitted by: Pwupp from NY
April 24, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support increased funding for medical research?

Medical research will result in effective treatments for cancer, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, kidney and lung disease and diseases of children.

Submitted by: Paul C. from AZ
April 19, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support or not support the regulation of the vape industry?

Vapor products, also known as e-cigarettes, have proven to be an effective harm reduction tool to get millions of Americans off cigarettes. Heavy regulation could adversely affect public health.
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Submitted by: MarkCM from OH
April 21, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
Issue area: Health

How would you go about getting the Govern to accept the government money for med

Remember the Governor turned it down and it went to other states.

Submitted by: Katherine H. from FL
April 24, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support stopping ignoring disabled people and addressing their issues?

I am a disabled woman in Florida, and since the ACA took effect, my costs have exceeded my income. Therefore, I cannot afford my medications because of high copays and I cannot see the doctors I need

Submitted by: kristine a. from FL
April 22, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Are you in favor of a public option? Why or why not?

Republicans want to repeal Obamacare. Why can't we compromise and pass the public option?

Submitted by: cindy c. from NC
April 19, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Where do you stand on a woman's right to choose?

Do you believe a woman has the right to make this difficult decision without government interference? Can women count on you to protect their rights?

Submitted by: KatieS from FL
April 24, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What will Republicans replace with ObamaCare if they repeal it?

I heard Ted Cruz say on CBS Morning News that he still wants to repeal ObamaCare, but not one Republican have public said what their plans are after they repeal it.

Submitted by: josh from SC
April 19, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support changing the law to enable the Feds to negotiate drug prices?

Currently it is illegal for the Federal Govt. to negotiate the best price for drugs with the Pharmaceutical industry. Do you support Federal negotiations for drug prices for all Medicare recipients?

Submitted by: JFS from OR
April 24, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What are you doing to make care for mentall illness accessible, compassionate?

Florida has one of the lowest ratings in the u.s. for mental health care. It affects every family and often includes drug and alcohol abuse. Because we don't usually talk about it, sufferers are margi

Submitted by: Marilyn S. from FL
April 21, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you support Universal Health Care and our right to negotiate drug prices.

We are the only industrialized nation with a 'for profit' health care system and most seniors are terrified of not being able to afford expensive drugs and treatment as they age, which causes stress

Submitted by: eileen from NY
April 24, 2016, 1:39 a.m.
Issue area: Health

What will you do to help those with mental illness and/or disabilities?

Mental illness and disabilities are a very real and, seemingly, a growing problem in our country, due to inadequate nutrition, pollution, and child neglect (by parents, teachers, and doctors).

Submitted by: Megan J. Hutton from FL
April 24, 2016, 4:41 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Do you agree all veterans should be able to go to Civilian Hospitals/clinics for their care?

Eliminating these hospitals, etc. would save billions of dollars. Civilian doctors save lives and you can get appointments before you die. The VA almost killed my husband.

Submitted by: Irene T. from FL
April 21, 2016, 8 a.m.
Issue area: Health

If you oppose abortion, how will you support child's health AFTER they're born?

Examples: Paid parental leave. Programs like welfare that support poor parents who can't afford a child and seek abortions. Health care as a human right. Improving education for poorer communities.

Submitted by: Emily from Kansas from KS
April 24, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Issue area: Health
Submitted by: Marty D from FL
April 18, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
Issue area: Health

Would you support utilization of a system to verify claimants of s.s. /medicare?

Use of our Driver's License system to verify claimants utilizing social security and medicare.There must be a process to eliminate people taking advantage of the system.

Submitted by: D Williams from FL
April 22, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Issue area: Health

Should adults have a right to use cannabis, a plant to prevent cancer? why not?

40 years of research confirms cannabis inhibits and/or shrinks many types of cancerous tumors without harming the patient. Isn't it time to legalize the right of adults to cannabis in America?
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Submitted by: colby w. from FL
April 22, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
Issue area: Health

What would you do as Senator to combat cancer?

Cancer is a growing epidemic in this nation. It has taken the lives of countless Americans. Cancer must be stopped.

Submitted by: Brandon Mitchell from MD
April 24, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
Issue area: Health

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