A majority of members of Maryland’s House of Delegates voted to ban fracking (hydraulic fracturing) in the state. The bill now moves to the Senate.
Votes in 2016 made marijuana legal in the majority of U.S. states; but Trump and his likely cabinet picks, Christie and Giuliani, may stop the progress.
Donald Trump chose Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris as head of the American Manufacturing Council. Some fear Liveris could use his position to benefit Dow.
The USDA appears poised to deregulate creeping bentgrass, a type of grass designed for golf courses that is invasive and nearly impossible to eradicate.
The state of Washington is suing Monsanto over the company’s production of PCBs, which have contaminated “every waterway in the state.”
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a 428-page report that includes shocking statistics and a plan for fixing the nation’s opioid crisis.
A lot of highly educated people don’t trust GMOs or the scientists that work with them, so don’t let anyone tell you that you must be stupid to be anti-GMO.
In a Rolling Stone interview, President Obama shares his views on marijuana legalization, explaining why he has not legalized cannabis nationwide.
A jury has awarded 6 people a whopping $1 billion over injuries they claim they received after being implanted with a faulty hip replacement device.
If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.
Under the 21st Century Cures Act, the FDA would be able to approve new drugs even faster than they are approved now. However, expediting drug approvals has proven deadly in the past.
President-elect Donald Trump has named Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions – an extreme opponent of marijuana legalization – as the next U.S. attorney general.
Trump’s pick for U.S. attorney general could help finalize the Bayer-Monsanto merger. The President-elect himself holds several thousand dollars worth of Monsanto stock.
Denver voters approved an initiative that would allow pot consumption at bars and restaurants, but a new state law makes it illegal to use pot at businesses with liquor licenses.
After communities in the Florida Keys disagreed over trials of GMO mosquitoes in the area, the mosquito control board has voted to go forward with the test.
The EPA approved a new glyphosate-dicamba herbicide with restrictions intended to prevent the chemicals from drifting to other crops and damaging them.
Several states will join the pending federal antitrust investigations into the Dow-DuPont and Bayer-Monsanto mergers.