News bites: Obama administration assails medical marijuana

The Drug Policy Alliance says President Obama's medical marijuana policy is worse than under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Cancer survivors' lives could improve considerably with rehabilitation, Kaiser Health News reports.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and two other drugmakers must pay $162.5 million in punitive damages for selling the anesthetic Propofol in a way that led three colonoscopy patients to develop Hepatitis C, Bloomberg reports.

Most clinicians don't report medical near-misses or errors, FierceHealthcare reports based on a recent Johns Hopkins survey.