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There have been 19 policies introduced over the past month

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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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House of Representatives

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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House of Representatives

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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House of Representatives

Promotes the use of stem cells for research purposes.

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Jan 3 2019
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Establishes guidelines to implement Extreme Risk Protection Orders to temporary limit access to firearms for some individuals based on a number of factors including evidence of a serious mental illness, among others.

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Jan 3 2019
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Mandates a study to better understand the incidence of veterans who died by suicide, violent death, or accidental death, as well as a list of prescribed medications, legal or illegal substances, and medical diagnoses.

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Jan 3 2019
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Loosens federal restrictions regarding the production, possession, distribution, dispensation, administration, laboratory testing, recommending use, and delivery of medical marijuana and cannabidiol.

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Jan 3 2019
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House of Representatives

Encourages development of commercial advanced nuclear reactor facilities through streamlined NRC licensing process.

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Jan 2 2019
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Senate

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