Category Archives: Drug Laws & Facts
Certain vaccines are actually recommended during pregnancy: the Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis), which helps protect against whooping cough, as well as the flu shot. Advertisements
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears to be walking back from his controversial crackdown on drugs in the country, claiming extrajudicial killings have been perpetrated by saboteurs rather than police who actually “follow the law.”
Monday Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered police in his country that it is OK to kill “idiots” who violently resist arrest, just two days after hundreds turned a funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs.
As the legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Maine nears, a legislative panel has spent months pondering the best way to tax pot to bring in state revenue, fund regulatory enforcement and discourage the illicit market.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the policy he authorized last month to aggressively combat crime due to drug trafficking “empowers police and prosecutors to save lives.”
BioMarin estimates that between 1,200 to 1,600 children across the globe have the condition — 85 percent of whom live outside the United States. Though patients won’t actually have to pay that much money for the drug, it adds to the controversy surrounding high prices for rare disease drugs.
Tuesday President Donald Trump jumped back into the debate over drug pricing sending pharmaceutical stocks down again with a tweet promising to lower medicine costs for American people.
This won’t last long, once Trump gets wind of it. A drug to treat muscular dystrophy will hit the U.S. market with a price tag of $89,000 a year despite being available for decades in Europe at a fraction of that cost. Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC’s pricing of the drug, which has been available in Europe, is the …
Like I said before, if they want those pills, buy them themselves. Saturday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that he was requiring health insurance companies to cover medically necessary abortions and most forms of contraception at no cost to women.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered stricter governmental measures to crack down on sales of surrogate alcohol, after dozens died from drinking a bath lotion. The death toll in the Siberian city of Irkutsk has risen to 62, with more than 30 people seriously ill.