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.
The Arkansas Plant Board voted to ban spraying of the herbicide dicamba on any crops except for pasture land for 120 days.
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.