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Are Nicotine Patches for Kids Who Vape a Good Idea?

Children whose vaping has led to nicotine dependence should be given nicotine patches to help them quit vapes, say health…

May 8, 2024

The Opioid Settlements Being Paid in Naloxone Don’t Quite Add Up

Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a New Jersey-based manufacturer known for generics, has agreed to settle the 900-plus lawsuits alleging it failed to…

May 7, 2024

NH Governor Says He’ll Only Sign Marijuana Legalization on His Terms

With a House-passed marijuana legalization bill now pending in the New Hampshire Senate, Governor Chris Sununu (R) is repeating his…

May 7, 2024

Urgent Needs Remain in Portland, OR, After 90-Day “Fentanyl Emergency”

State and city officials have declared the end of a 90-day “fentanyl emergency” in Portland, Oregon, and released a report…

May 7, 2024

Sex Offender Treatment Class: Four Years, $10,000 and No End in Sight

Recently, my wife and I were having a quiet dinner at home when armed officers arrived without warning. They ordered…

May 6, 2024

Will Study Linking Vapes With Heart Failure Survive Scrutiny?

It’s been a busy few weeks for health scares around vaping, with media distortion of a cancer-adjacent study and an…

May 6, 2024

Psychedelic Advocates Help Push Back Colorado Social Media Policing Bill

Colorado lawmakers have been working on a bill that psychedelic advocates warn would result in a social media ban on…

May 3, 2024

The Delaware Mass Overdose Drugs Aren’t “Naloxone-Resistant”

On April 30, Delaware State Police (DSP) and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) issued what was…

May 2, 2024

PMTA Registry Bills, Which Ban Flavored Vapes, Are Spreading

Virginia has confirmed an effective ban on flavored vapes, though with a one-year delay, while similar legislation in Iowa awaits…

May 2, 2024

CoreCivic Manages Our Prison, and Tries Not to Manage Our Medical Care

Five years ago, abdominal pain drove James to the infirmary at South Central Correctional Facility, the Tennessee private prison where…

May 1, 2024