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2005-10-13 18:56:30

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California judge overseeing a lawsuit to prevent the state from issuing up to $3 billion in bonds for its stem cell research institute has scheduled a hearing on November 17 on a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, a spokesman for the state's lawyer said on Thursday.

2005-08-25 14:43:54

By Deena Beasley LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's attorney general said on Thursday the state has filed a lawsuit accusing 39 pharmaceutical companies of bilking the state's Medicaid program of hundreds of millions of dollars by inflating drug prices.

2005-08-24 17:02:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's attorney general plans on Thursday to add "a significant number of companies" to an earlier lawsuit accusing two major drug makers of overcharging for medicine used to treat the state's indigent patients, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

2005-07-11 16:20:55

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a $117.36 billion budget on Monday that taps improving revenues to balance the state's books and avoids tax increases, new debt and deep spending cuts.

2005-07-08 17:50:00

Following a Supreme Court ruling that said the U.S. government could prosecute medical marijuana use, California officials said on Friday they would stop issuing identification cards to state residents who smoke marijuana to treat medical conditions.

2005-05-10 09:25:00

California officials conceded Monday that a legal challenge has severely hampered the ability of the state's stem cell agency to borrow even a penny of the $3 billion in research money it had hoped to raise over the next 10 years.

2005-01-06 07:50:00

California's new stem cell agency is generating a lot of talk - and it's not all about the ethics of human embryonic research.

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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.