The EPA quietly approved Monsanto’s new RNAi GMO technology designed to kill western corn rootworms, which have become resistant to Bt toxins.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would allow VA doctors to recommend and prescribe medical marijuana for veterans.
A panel of experts has released a comprehensive report detailing the ways in which the FDA should consider going about tackling the nation’s opioid crisis.
Phthalates, a class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals prohibited in toys, have been discovered in mac and cheese samples at concerning levels.
Arkansas and Missouri have placed a temporary ban on the sale and use of dicamba, an herbicide linked to massive crop damage in both states.
Glyphosate is now officially listed as a carcinogenic substance in California, under the state’s Proposition 65 law. RoundUp will soon have a warning label.
A class-action lawsuit alleges that the agrochemical company Monsanto does not fair migrant workers minimum wage, and misrepresents the way it pays workers.
A Florida lawyer is suing the state for not allowing some people with debilitating conditions to smoke cannabis under its medical marijuana law.
For a burning sensation in your nostrils, potential heart problems, and a chocolaty gum stuck in your nose, you can snort chocolate for an energy rush.
The sale of recreational marijuana became legal in Nevada at the stroke of midnight on 1 July 2017. Hundreds of people lined up at dispensaries.
In a letter, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked Congress to allow him to undo federal medical marijuana protections.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that Yellowstone grizzly bears will lose federal protections under the Endangered Species Act.
Effective July 7, 2017, glyphosate will be listed as a carcinogenic chemical and will require warning labels under California’s Proposition 65.
The EPA announced that it will “withdraw” the Clean Waters Act of 1972, potentially polluting the drinking water of 1 in 3 Americans.
There was a 300% spike in adverse events caused by cosmetics and personal care products from 2015 to 2016, some of them severe enough to be fatal.
Gov. Rick Scott signed Amendment 2 on June 23, 2017, officially making medical marijuana – except for smoking – legal in the state of Florida.
The EPA says it will delay a rule by 2 years that would reduce methane emissions, and require oil and gas companies to track and patch leaks.