Industrial hemp is being planted in Pennsylvania for the first time in 80 years, and could be a chemical-free way to kill weeds and scrub the soil.
A group of 200 scientists and medical professionals are calling on the FDA to tightly restrict the production and use of triclosan and triclocarban.
The FDA quietly started testing for glyphosate residues in foods again after getting flak for testing for less-used herbicides.
A group of Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would ban agricultural use of the neurotoxic pesticide, chlorpyrifos.
A judge dismissed a lawsuit brought on behalf of 3 nonprofit groups against General Mills over its labeling of Nature Valley granola bars as “natural.”
NHS England, the service known for doling out millions of dollars worth of needless antibiotics, is banning homeopathy and herbal remedies to save money.
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.