- Legal weed sales will be spotty in Colorado Updated: Dec-12-13 1:01 am
- Oregon marijuana dispensary rules expected in Jan. Updated: Dec-11-13 5:38 pm
- FDA approves first generic versions of Cymbalta Updated: Dec-11-13 5:31 pm
- Fresno County supervisors move to ban pot gardens Updated: Dec-11-13 5:31 pm
- FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat Updated: Dec-11-13 3:16 pm
- Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped Updated: Dec-11-13 2:07 pm
- UK says cure or drug for dementia possible by 2025 Updated: Dec-11-13 11:20 am
- Pot doctor says he didn't get a fair trial Updated: Dec-10-13 10:16 am
- Hospital surveys help improve patient experience Updated: Dec-10-13 9:22 am
- Pot shops struggle to find child-resistant bags Updated: Dec-08-13 5:49 pm
- New England editorial roundup Updated: Dec-07-13 9:04 am
- FDA approves breakthrough hepatitis C drug Updated: Dec-06-13 5:53 pm
- Pot clinic owner now mayor of California city Updated: Dec-06-13 12:59 pm
- Warwick firm gets OK to help marijuana patients Updated: Dec-06-13 7:31 am
- Colombian pleads not guilty on weapons charge Updated: Dec-05-13 2:55 pm
- Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court Updated: Dec-05-13 12:38 pm
- Lilly depression drug fails in late-stage testing Updated: Dec-05-13 10:35 am
- Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm Updated: Dec-04-13 7:07 pm
- Fertility drugs lead to more big multiple births Updated: Dec-04-13 5:19 pm
- Pot license backlog dogs Colorado regulators Updated: Dec-04-13 9:55 am
- Medicines Company buys infection drug developer Updated: Dec-04-13 8:08 am
- Investors cool on biotech IPOs as shares fall Updated: Dec-03-13 6:17 pm
- Police: Doctor said drug error didn't kill Iowan Updated: Dec-03-13 8:16 am
- Iowa lawmaker still seeking medical marijuana law Updated: Dec-01-13 10:32 am
- Views differ on benefits, downfalls of marijuana Updated: Nov-30-13 2:38 pm
DENVER - Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
SALEM, Oregon - Officials at the Oregon Health Authority will have to decide soon whether medical marijuana cardholders should be allowed to use the drug at dispensaries that will become legal next year under a new state law.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant Cymbalta, offering lower-cost access to one of the most widely prescribed treatments for depression, anxiety and other disorders.
FRESNO, California - Fresno County supervisors took an initial step toward banning marijuana cultivation countywide, a move cannabis activists say violates California's medical marijuana laws.
WASHINGTON - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
SAN ANTONIO - Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron says he hopes to kick-start an international effort to find a cure or effective treatment for dementia by 2025.
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A Loveland doctor arrested after he recommended medical marijuana for an undercover officer says he did not get a fair trial.
FRANKLIN, Indiana - TV commercials and billboards are part of how local hospitals work to attract patients, but the facilities also are striving to bring back the patients who gave them a try.
DENVER - Several owners of recreational marijuana businesses in Colorado say they are having a hard time finding vendors that make child-resistant packaging, which will be required when the stores open Jan. 1.
The Boston Globe, Dec. 6, 2013
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials have approved a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc. that is expected to offer a faster, more palatable cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
SEBASTOPOL, California - A medical marijuana dispensary owner has been named mayor of a small Northern California city in the heart of pot country.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Warwick business has received initial state approval to become the first Rhode Island business to help patients seeking to join the state's growing medical marijuana program.
DENVER - A Colombian national has pleaded not guilty in Denver federal court to a weapons charge after his arrest during raids on medical marijuana businesses.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Supreme Court listened to 60 minutes of arguments Thursday over 74 words that could let voters decide whether to allow marijuana use for medical reasons.
INDIANAPOLIS - Eli Lilly said Thursday its depression drug edivoxetine failed in late-stage clinical testing, and it doesn't plan to file for marketing approval of the drug.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
Triplets-and-more increasingly are the result of drugs given to women to make them produce eggs - not from using multiple embryos from IVF, or lab-dish fertilization, new research shows.
DENVER - As Colorado prepares for recreational pot sales in less than a month, state marijuana regulators are still battling an enormous backlog issuing licenses for medical marijuana.
PARSIPPANY, New Jersey - Medicines Co. has acquired a privately held drugmaker that has developed several potential treatments for serious infections in a deal that could be worth more than $400 million.
Biotech IPOs have gone from hot to cold.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Police say a doctor has said that a medicine mix-up didn't contribute to the death of an 89-year-old man at the Rehabilitation Center of Des Moines.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Legalizing medical marijuana will again be debated in the upcoming legislative session, though Iowa lawmakers have so far been loath to embrace a policy that is spreading in much of the country.
DENVER - There are hundreds of strains of marijuana - each containing hundreds of different chemicals - but only one molecule makes much difference, scientists say.