In June 2017, the president of Mexico signed a decree legalizing medical marijuana across the entire country, but pot products must contain 1% THC or less.
After many failed attempts, medical marijuana is a legal treatment for PTSD in Colorado now that Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17.
The FDA has asked the maker of Opana ER, a powerful opioid linked to an outbreak of HIV in Indiana, to stop selling the painkiller.
President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accord brokered in 2015, saying it was unfair to the U.S. and would cost Americans millions of jobs.
VA Secretary David Shulkin says that he’s “interested” in exploring how cannabis can benefit veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
When researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 to correct blindness in mice, they found that the process caused unintentional mutations to more than 1,000 other genes.
The House passed a Republican-backed bill that would roll back pesticide protections for U.S. rivers and lakes, putting aquatic life at risk.
A California woman alleges in a lawsuit that Jelly Belly used fancy phrasing to trick her into thinking its Sports Beans don’t contain sugar.
More than a handful of doctor have been caught in the act of needlessly giving out or overcharging for cancer drugs to make a quick buck.
A bill is on its way to the California Assembly that would ban drug companies from giving doctors gifts, such as airline tickets and lavish meals.
The EPA is delaying a proposed rule that would ensure the restricted-use pesticides, atrazine and chlorpyrifos, are applied safely by adult farmworkers.
Scientists have created genetically engineered microalgae that have the potential to spread and to cause health and environmental problems.
Cancer sufferers and their relatives claim in a lawsuit that Monsanto has an “army” of online trolls who are paid to attack people who criticize the company.
A new study suggests that in teaching hospitals that restrict drug reps, doctors prescribe more generic drugs than branded drugs.
Johnson & Johnson must pay $110 million to a woman who claims her decades-long use of talc-based products caused her ovarian cancer.
The United Nations is urging countries to tax or ban single-use plastics that break down into microplastics that clog the oceans and harm marine life.
EPA head Scott Pruitt says his agency won’t ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, despite overwhelming research showing it’s dangerous to kids and farm workers.