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In national news:

NCCI chief actuary Kathy Antonello gave the State of the Line address at NCCI’s Annual Issues Symposium in Orlando yesterday.

In local news:

An applicant for one of Louisiana’s nine medical marijuana pharmacies is now suing New Orleans over how the licenses were granted.

In local news:

Governor Edwards signed into law SB 134, now Act 32, which will allow pharmacists to dispense dangerous controlled substances (like opioid painkillers) in an amount less than that indicated in the prescription.

In industry news:

CorVel published a clinical case study, in which the company saved the employer 78 percent on a claim when the injured employee used the company’s telehealth services.

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ call for a second extraordinary session to solve Louisiana’s budget woes and fund vital programs means that the current 2018 regular legislative session will adjourn next Tuesday, May 22nd.

In national news:

OSHA has scheduled a meeting June 12th, 2018, in Washington, D.C., to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders in the railroad and trucking industries on whistleblower issues within the jurisdiction of the agency.

In industry news:

The top 10 workers’ compensation insurers capture 46 percent of the market across the country, according to the latest figures from the NAIC.