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.
Two communities in the Florida Keys voted on whether to allow a trial of GMO mosquitoes in the area. The split vote could delay the trial for months.
More communities are stopping their drinking water from being fluoridated, and a handful of U.S. towns went to the polls on Nov. 8 to voice their opinions.
Voters in Sonoma County have likely banned GMOs; official results are due in December 2016. Five other California counties have already banned GE crops
On election day 2016, 4 states legalized marijuana for recreational use, and 4 others passed referenda on cannabis for medical purposes.
Smoking causes 40% of all cancer diagnoses, but the good new is that smoking rates are dropping, and they’re about 1/3 of what they were in 1965.
A panel is recommended that the FDA approve a new experimental antibiotic, but deep concerns remain over the drug’s potential to cause serious liver injury.
An Idaho mom who gave her young daughter marijuana-infused butter to soothe her seizures lost custody of her 2 kids and faces a misdemenanor charge.
Bayer CropScience must pay a fine to the state of Massachusetts and stop making deceptive claims about some of its neonicotinoid pesticides.
Nestle has been granted preliminary approval to increase pumping from 150 to 400 gallons-per-minute at 1 of its Michigan plants.