Article Category: Medication

All The States That Legalized Marijuana

Suzette Gomez ❘

Four more states legalized-marijuana on Election Day 2020: New Jersey, Arizona, South Dakota, and Montana raising the number to 15.

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty To 3 Opioid Criminal Charges

Suzette Gomez ❘

Purdue Pharma agrees to plead guilty to 3 opioid criminal charges on October 21, 2020 and pay $8.3 billion.

Marijuana Legalization May Influence Election

Hayley Hudson ❘

Some are expecting that marijuana legalization being on the ballot for several states this year may influence the election.

First Presidential Debate Includes Drug Use Claims, COVID-19, And Addiction

Hayley Hudson ❘

The 90 minute first presidential debate discussed America’s current economy that has been impacted by COVID-19, as well as claims of drug use.

Dsuvia Makers Believe It Could Save Lives, Despite FBI Warnings

Ginni Correa ❘

The development of Dsuvia may be considered essential by those who believe it has the potential to save lives, despite opposition through the years.

FDA Approves Cocaine Nasal Spray As Study Casts Doubt On FDA Standards

Nathan Yerby ❘

The FDA just approved Numbrino, a surgical nasal spray which contains cocaine. A new study has shown the agency is taking less time to approve drugs.

Rwanda Produces And Distributes Free Morphine For Palliative Care

Nathan Yerby ❘

The government of Rwanda gives free bottles of liquid morphine to people with terminal diseases as part of a palliative care initiative.

California Proposes Selling Prescription Drugs Under A State Label To Lower Healthcare Costs

Nathan Yerby ❘

The Governor of California has announced his state will lower prices for prescription drugs by selling them to residents under a state label.

Cancer Mortality Rates Decline In The U.S. As Smoking Subsides And Treatment Improves

Nathan Yerby ❘

An American Cancer Society study has reported a decline in the rate of fatalities attributable to cancer, especially lung cancer and melanoma.

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