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FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for them.

Data Points: State marijuana laws continue to loosen, feds hold tight

Data Points: State marijuana laws continue to loosen, feds hold tight

On June 26, voters made Oklahoma the 31st state to legalize some form of medical marijuana. Nine of those states (and the District of Columbia) also have approved recreational use, so the legalized pot trade has become big business. In the eyes of the feds, all of this activity is still against the...

Rockwell Medical countersues former CEO, CFO

Rockwell Medical countersues former CEO, CFO

Rockwell Medical has responded to a whistle-blower lawsuit by its former CEO Rob Chioini and former CFO Thomas Klema by denying all allegations and countersuing the two former executives in federal court in Detroit.

Medical milestone: U.S. OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

Medical milestone: U.S. OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use.

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