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Stories with subject: Chemistry
  • Ex-drug lab chemist may have tainted thousands of cases 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 11:55 am

    BOSTON - A former chemist at a Massachusetts drug lab convicted of stealing drugs to feed her addictions may have tainted as many as 10,000 criminal prosecutions, not just a few dozen as first thought, according to newly released court documents.

  • Oregon senators pass bill tracking toxic chemicals in toys 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:18 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Oregon senators took steps to regulate toxic chemicals in children's products and toys when they approved legislation Wednesday requiring a state agency to build a list of chemicals, such as arsenic, mercury and formaldehyde, found in items made for kids under the age of 12.

  • House approves bill to overhaul chemical regulation 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 7:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House on Tuesday approved a bipartisan bill that would update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years.

  • Court: Synthetic drug sellers must know substance illegal 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 11:04 am

    WASHINGTON - A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Thursday that people accused of selling synthetic drugs can't be convicted unless prosecutors show they knew the substance was prohibited by law.