At least two U.S. Senators believe so and have once again introduced legislation that would allow Americans to import medicines from Canada.
As her first major initiative, State Attorney General-Elect Maura Healey plans to create a taskforce to combat Massachusetts’ heroin and prescription drug crisis.
Ohio legislators have approved a bill that would shield the identities of pharmacies and pharmacists that compound lethal injection drugs used in executions.
Until now, DEA has interpreted the Controlled Substances Act in its own special way. Now two senators launch legislation geared to the needs of everyone else.
“We’ve got to get to the bottom of these enormous price increases," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, during yesterday's hearing.
A Senate panel is scheduled to hold a hearing on November 20, 2014, to investigate why the prices of some generic drugs are skyrocketing.
State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, became the only pharmacist in Congress this week when voters from Georgia’s First Congressional District selected him as their representative.
San Francisco supervisors are considering an ordinance that would require drug manufacturers to pay for the disposal of unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
A recent poll found that North Dakotans are divided on the issue of abolishing a law that restricts who can operate pharmacies throughout the state.
Some prosecutors and the state’s attorney general want to change Ohio’s lethal-injection law to shield the identities of pharmacists, physicians, and others involved in the process.