Federal regulators announce that they will examine the regulation of non-prescription drugs such as acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol.
March 10, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Achieving one of those results is hard enough. And recent experiments suggest we may not be able to have both even if we want to.
February 24, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
New disclosures from data broker IMS Health reveal how much pharmaceutical firms will pay to know what your doctor is prescribing.
February 14, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Challenging the 12-step hegemony.
February 10, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Safety valves that cost pennies per bottle could save thousands of kids from being rushed to emergency rooms each year. A doctor has campaigned to have the devices added to all liquid medicines, but so far he’s had limited success.
February 5, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Money can’t beat heroin, no matter how much we throw at it; the iboga plant is a different story.
February 4, 2014 • 12:04 PM • Share
Years of reporting in Pacific Standard have led us to one conclusion: Decriminalizing drug use will save money—and lives.
February 3, 2014 • 3:12 PM • Share
Expanding on the Situational Crime Prevention theory that making crimes harder or less appealing to commit will make them less likely to occur, two criminologists make the case for “providing opportunities” for would-be criminals to commit their acts legally and safely.
January 21, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
As Washington and Colorado attempt to build marijuana-based industries that are still seen as illegal in the eyes of the feds, those involved in the business of pot are finding themselves targeted by crooks and government officials alike.
January 15, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
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