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Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All

A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real ...

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All

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Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
21:15, 2019-06-10

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
18:30, 2019-05-29

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
18:01, 2019-05-29

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
16:45, 2019-06-13

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
23:45, 2019-05-29

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governor is waging a war against the drug industry. A grassroots effort has also sprung up to curb drug abuse....
15:30, 2019-07-10

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
02:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Ohio Doctor Is Charged With 25 Murders in Fentanyl Overdose Deaths The authorities accused the doctor of deliberately causing patients’ deaths by prescribing fatal doses of the powerful opioid fentanyl. He pleaded not guilty....
23:45, 2019-06-05

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths from prescription opoid painkillers....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
16:15, 2019-05-28

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more clearly than the water pi...
09:45, 2019-05-27

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
00:45, 2019-06-04

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, after years of significant increases. Provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statis...
19:30, 2019-07-17

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust. Drug, alcohol and suicide ...
02:30, 2019-06-14

Ohio doctor pleads not guilty to murder charges in 25 painkiller overdose deaths Dr. William S. Husel is accused of either causing or hastening the deaths of dozens of patients by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-06

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths Are Waning After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. The drug overdose death rate dropped slightly between 2017 and 2018, according to the new estimates, after two decades of near-constant upticks. Between 1999 and 2017 th...
04:15, 2019-06-12

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matter of "when, not if"....
15:00, 2019-07-09

Two brothers, hockey players, dead on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning.’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Two brothers, hockey players, died on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone.       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in a landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — which has been accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will testify as part of the state of Oklahoma’s lawsui...
16:15, 2019-05-29

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
23:30, 2019-06-10

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
23:45, 2019-06-05

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

The Cannabis Debate: What's the way forward on cannabis reform? Our experts give their verdict What do health experts, criminal justice practitioners and political thinkers say is the best way forward on cannabis? Do any of the legalisation models we have reported on so far in our investigation into cannabis reform — Canada, Colorado, California or Uruguay — convince them? The Evening Standar...
19:00, 2019-07-12

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Control. Researchers tracked death trends among 45 to 64-year-olds over the past two decades. They found deaths from cancer dropped by ...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Can you overdose on Adderall? Adderall is a psychostimulant. While it helps treat some conditions, it also has side effects and risks, including the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms of an Adderall overdose and what to do here....
23:30, 2019-07-08

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of 37-year-old Austin Eubanks resulted from a heroin ...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Experts skeptical of Louisiana woman’s deadly weed overdose A Louisiana woman appears to be the first person on record whose death has been ruled a marijuana overdose — but some medical experts are skeptical that was the true cause. The 39-year-old woman was found slumped on her couch dead in her La Place apartment in February, but an autopsy found she had h...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
08:15, 2019-05-27

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for teens and young adults, new research shows....
02:30, 2019-06-18

Drug cop loses daughter to overdose, builds sober living house in her honor Kevin Simmers locked up drug abusers in western Maryland for years as a narcotics officer for the Hagerstown Police Department. Then, one day, the crisis found a way into his own home....
01:00, 2019-07-04

Teen violin prodigy dies of apparent drug overdose in London mansion A teenage violin prodigy was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in her family’s London mansion on Thursday, a report said. Katya Tsukanova, 17, a leading musician in the UK, died of an apparent overdose from a cocaine and ketamine drug cocktail — just days after performing at the Royal Op...
05:15, 2019-07-12

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks died of accidental heroin overdose, coroner says Columbine high school shooting survivor Austin Eubanks, who became an outspoken advocate for addiction recovery, died of an accidental heroin overdose, the Routt County Coroner's Office confirmed.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-14

Are We In The “Golden Age of Cannabis”? EWI anticipated legal cannabis in the U.S. more than a decade ago. Now listen to Mark Galasiewski's interview with Dana Weeks, about opportunities in cannabis stocks....
17:30, 2019-05-21

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbia that allow medical cannabis use for conditions s...
13:45, 2019-06-21

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed significant social change. That's why we're launching...
12:45, 2019-07-19

Cannabis Ordinance Proposed In Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Louisville could soon have softer laws on marijuana possession. A proposed ordinance would make having a small amount intended for personal use the lowest law enforcement priority The ordinance wouldn’t apply to the distribution or sale of marijuana, DUI, drug v...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Cannabis Investors Are Zoning Out About Supply Cannabis can’t cross state lines today, but should federal laws change, high-cost growers and areas with less favorable climates for cannabis growing will be undercut....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
13:45, 2019-07-22

Can cannabis treat anxiety? It's complicated Marijuana companies and users proclaim the drug’s utility as a treatment but hard evidence is more difficult to come byMany cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: marijuana companies have a financial interest in pr...
13:15, 2019-07-08

Actor 'murdered with chemsex drug overdose' A part-time actor who appeared in the James Bond film Skyfall was murdered with an overdose of a chemsex drug during a plot to steal from gay men on Grindr dates, the Old Bailey heard today....
23:30, 2019-05-21

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Canopy expects to see the next cannabis breakthrough in 24 months "That's just enough time to use all of our IP and brands to really get ahead," Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton says about its acquisition of Acreage....
06:00, 2019-05-31

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
09:45, 2019-06-02

Cramer Remix: The cannabis stocks I'm eyeing Jim Cramer turns to the charts to reveal that cannabis companies like GW Pharmaceuticals and Village Farms could be good additions to your portfolio....
03:15, 2019-05-22

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Edie Parker gives cannabis a chic makeover Edie Parker handbag designer Brett Heyman never imagined she’d have her own line of cannabis one day. “Literally, never,” she tells Threads with a laugh. “I thought maybe shoes.” But last week, she launched Flower by Edie Parker — a collection of gorgeous cannabis accessories and three strains of pr...
17:15, 2019-05-22

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and the Bob Marley family es...
09:15, 2019-06-01

US teens may be finding it harder to buy cannabis after legalisation After seven US states legalised recreational use of marijuana, teenagers reported less use of the drug in anonymous surveys, perhaps because legal dispensaries require proof of age...
18:45, 2019-07-08

‘They’re gentrifying it’: big money muscles in on the cannabis market At the Cannabis Europa conference this week, business interests will be well represented – to the dismay of veteran campaignersLater this week at London’s Southbank Centre, hundreds of people – mainly men, mainly suited – will gather in a lecture hall and in conference rooms to debate the medicinal ...
12:00, 2019-06-23

Novartis CEO says cannabis not company focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
19:45, 2019-05-21

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
18:15, 2019-05-21

Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America Cannabis pollen discovered near an ancient Viking settlement in Newfoundland is generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored North America. ...
12:15, 2019-07-17

Co-CEO of biggest publicly traded cannabis company says he was fired The co-head of Canopy Growth, the biggest publicly traded pot seller, says his job has gone up in smoke. Bruce Linton, who served as Canopy’s co-chief executive and chairman, said he was fired from the company he co-founded six years ago. Linton’s offered no reason for the axing, but it comes on the...
21:15, 2019-07-03

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals the racial disparity in London is just as alarming....
13:15, 2019-07-04

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet found, archaeologists say.Residues of high potency ...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. But in the following three years, the world turned......
00:01, 2019-07-05

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
10:15, 2019-06-20

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
19:30, 2019-07-23

Omura's Series 1 cannabis vaporizer uses 'flower cartridges' Cannabis vaporizers have come a long way. As weed becomes legal in more states, companies are free to devise new methods to administer the herb. Enter Omura and the Series 1. At first glance, it looks like a conventional — if not more stylish &......
02:45, 2019-05-25

Kroger to start selling cannabis-based products Kroger Co said on Tuesday it would start selling cannabis-based products in 945 stores, joining the growing number of retailers that are trying to tap the demand for cannabidiol (CBD) products....
00:15, 2019-06-12

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.Privately owned Caliva, forme...
04:15, 2019-07-10

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities....
13:45, 2019-07-11

Cannabis use in Canada increased 40 per cent between 2013 and 2017: UN report It says the increase in Canada during this time was more pronounced in adults aged 20 or older, while it declined among young people aged 19 or younger....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Cannabis company exec says Jay-Z partnership will fuel national growth Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter is partnering with a California cannabis company as its chief brand strategist, and the company's CEO is looking to expand to other states....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is seeking to change that by introducing a bill that would decriminalize the...
03:45, 2019-07-24

Engineered yeast can brew up the active ingredients in cannabis plants A yeast with added genes from the cannabis plant can brew up cannabinoids more cheaply and with less environmental damage than farming the plant, say its makers...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
15:15, 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
10:15, 2019-06-07

Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse (WPTZ)   Cannabis plants are sprouting in the flower beds at the Vermont Statehouse. So far, more than 33 plants have been spotted outside the capitol building in Montpelier. Visitors have pulled some while others are leaving the greens to grown and bud. In the state of Vermont, you can legally cult...
19:00, 2019-07-13

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
23:15, 2019-05-21

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
18:15, 2019-07-10

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imagination, away from its surfer and “Cheech and Chong” image....
19:45, 2019-07-08

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis are being disappointed because doctors are unwilling to prescribe it in the knowledge that there is little evidence to stand up some of the claims, ac...
11:45, 2019-07-03

Clinic prescribing medical cannabis for children set to open in Harley Street Families seeking medical cannabis for their children could soon be able to get it in Harley Street when London's first private clinic to offer the drug to youngsters opens next week....
16:45, 2019-07-23

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based products this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a fast-growing market for daily consumer goods made with cannabis derivatives....
13:45, 2019-07-11

Kavos exposed: Cannabis sold in shops to Brit revellers over the counter KAVOS is known for its wild nightlife with young Brits heading to the Greek island of Corfu each summer, but this year there’s something new on offer to revellers....
22:15, 2019-06-13

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
01:45, 2019-07-04

Cannabis-themed hotel opens in Essex – and it serves guests CBD cocktails THIS Essex lodging is dedicated to cannabis. The Green Coffee Lab and Leafy Hotel in Colchester serves CBD-infused products and boasts hemp-made furniture....
17:30, 2019-06-05

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of smoking cannabis for its mind-altering properties....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
10:15, 2019-06-13

CannTrust suspends sales of cannabis products during Canada regulatory review Canada-based medical cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday it suspended sales of cannabis products after the federal health regulator found the company sold marijuana produced in unlicensed facilities....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Police searching for person who planted cannabis at Vermont statehouse lawn MONTPELIER, Vt. (WPTZ) — Police at the Vermont statehouse have found more than 30 cannabis plants in their flower beds. Capitol Police say they were notified Monday about a grouping of what appeared to be a marijuana plant in a nearby garden. Courtesy Capitol Police Department Upon further investiga...
07:15, 2019-07-12

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – or family pet – suffer from any of the following conditions? Cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, arthritis, ...
16:30, 2019-07-01

Colorado grows annual cannabis sales to $1 billion as other states struggle Colorado residents are spending $280 on marijuana, the highest average in states where marijuana legalization has passed. The cannabis market has already delivered $1 billion in revenue to Colorado and a first-mover advantage over other states....
15:30, 2019-07-10

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
19:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some edible cannabis products, extracts and topicals would be sold in physical or online stores from mid-December....
02:30, 2019-06-15

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
00:45, 2019-06-13

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the wooden vessels also looked charred. To find out what ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
04:30, 2019-06-08

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
19:00, 2019-07-09

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using it explicitly to get high back during the first century BCE in Central Asia. The paper suggests that the plant could have been cultivated to be mor...
22:45, 2019-06-12

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:30, 2019-05-23

American Eagle to start selling cannabis-based balms, lotions this year American Eagle Outfitters Inc will start selling cannabidiol (CBD)-infused personal care products in the United States later this year, entering a market that has seen booming demand among the apparel retailer's core younger customers....
05:45, 2019-07-12

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
20:30, 2019-06-13

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” ...
02:00, 2019-05-23

Mike Tyson reveals plans to launch 407-acre cannabis holiday resort MIKE Tyson hopes to open a cannabis resort in California. The Tyson Ranch can be visited by weed fans – but it'll also be used for research purposes....
17:15, 2019-06-11

The Cannabis Debate: Three spells in jail, but now Linda earns $9,000 a month – dealing legally A California scheme is trying to right past wrongs in the justice system by fast-tracking low-income former drug criminals into running legitimate cannabis companies. David Cohen investigates...
13:15, 2019-07-04

Advisors down on crypto but give cannabis stocks and passive investing a thumbs up: survey The advisor survey from the Financial Planning Association reveals advisors are upbeat about the economy, still like passive investing and are interested in cannabis-related holdings but remain skeptical about cryptocurrencies....
15:15, 2019-06-06

The Cannabis Debate: Legalisation could mean opportunities for investors but disruption for thousands of dealers on London estates Marco leaned against the front door of his high-rise flat in Battersea and lit up his sixth joint of the day. "There are maybe 800 flats in these endz, bruv," he said, scanning the surrounding tower blocks. "Perfect for a man like me to do his business."...
19:30, 2019-07-01

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
09:45, 2019-06-11

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
19:30, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar Pot producer Canopy Growth Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as efforts to strengthen its retail operations paid off and increased production capacity resulted in higher sales following Canada's legalization of recreational cannabis....
06:45, 2019-06-21

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
20:30, 2019-07-23

Napa Valley, but for weed: Cannabis bill would tighten rules for claiming place of origin Like purveyors of fine wines, some cannabis industry insiders are backing a bill regulating who can use place names and appellations in weed brands.       ...
21:30, 2019-07-23

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
18:45, 2019-05-26

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
15:30, 2019-05-21

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
12:30, 2019-06-15

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo went from being an......
06:30, 2019-07-18

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read the cannabis tech startup list here, and ...
22:15, 2019-06-03

Tilray surges on plan to release 75 million shares held by cannabis company backed by Peter Thiel Privateer holds 75 million Tilray shares worth roughly $2.91 billion at Friday's closing price of $38.80. That stake was worth more than $16.05 billion at the company's peak price of $214.06 in September....
16:15, 2019-06-10

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
11:00, 2019-07-08

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
06:15, 2019-07-19

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
09:00, 2019-06-01

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
05:45, 2019-06-19

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
11:00, 2019-07-11

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
12:30, 2019-07-11

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
09:30, 2019-06-06

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
18:45, 2019-06-06

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
01:00, 2019-07-13

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:30, 2019-07-16

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
14:00, 2019-07-08

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Reckitt Benckiser to pay record $1.4bn fine over opioid sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drugs business Indivior.The maker of Nurofen and Durex...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
01:30, 2019-07-04

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-addiction treatment made by a former subsidiary....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
09:30, 2019-07-04

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also minimizing the health risks and downplaying their po...
00:30, 2019-06-01

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general is suing the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit filed Monday accuses Purdue Pharma of falsely promoting the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as among the most widely abused in the United States. St...
21:45, 2019-06-03

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting opioid addiction, but so far has remained on the sid...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition on ...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
06:00, 2019-06-07

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh. It tracked over 190,0...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Opening arguments started Tuesday with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter saying powerful painkillers led to the “worst manmade public health cr...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
00:30, 2019-07-19

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Between 2006 and 2012, opioid drug make...
04:00, 2019-07-18

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware made Insy...
19:00, 2019-06-10

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
20:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
06:00, 2019-06-06

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
12:45, 2019-07-18

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. But the trial set to begin Tuesday in Norman again...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
09:45, 2019-06-29

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
01:15, 2019-05-27

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics. For a while, few in authority did...
19:15, 2019-07-22

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
22:15, 2019-05-24

What can cause lower back and leg pain? Lower back and leg pain can result from poor posture and overstraining the back muscles. However, persistent or recurring pain can be a sign of an underlying condition, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia. Learn more about the possible causes of lower back and leg pain here....
02:00, 2019-06-11

What can cause lower back pain? Lower back pain is very common and often the result of a minor injury or overuse. However, it can sometimes be a symptom of conditions that affect the spine, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, sciatica, and cauda equina syndrome. Learn more about lower back pain here....
07:45, 2019-06-05

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
04:15, 2019-06-29

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical properties of cannabis. But, given some limited studies and a lot of anecdotal stories, a number of state...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
22:30, 2019-06-13

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to d...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the company....
12:30, 2019-06-30

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
18:45, 2019-06-27

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
19:30, 2019-06-20

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
09:15, 2019-06-08

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Cleveland is...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal charges over sales of its opioid drug Subsys....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:30, 2019-06-10

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to prescribe a powerful opioid medication....
19:00, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine's attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis worsened....
23:00, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
20:30, 2019-05-26

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
23:15, 2019-05-26

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
02:15, 2019-05-27

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
15:45, 2019-07-18

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same kind of addiction and overdose crisis that has pla...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
20:00, 2019-05-28

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies and emphasize treatment....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
17:30, 2019-05-24

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
19:30, 2019-05-24

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm ...
06:15, 2019-05-22

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:45, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-Big drug distributor pays $22 mln to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
05:45, 2019-05-25

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:15, 2019-07-15

How to Find Out If Your Airbnb Is Legal In January, the city of New York filed a $21 million lawsuit against a ring of real estate brokers illegally renting out properties in the city to over 75,000 guests on Airbnb. In Barcelona, Spain, the government has shut down more than 2,000 listings and warned tourists to check the legality of the...
18:45, 2019-07-05

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destination in Germany because of its diversity of landscapes....
13:45, 2019-07-17

Rupee Ends Lower At 69.58 Against Dollar Safe-haven assets like the yen rose after reports said US President Donald Trump had approved military strikes against Iran, but later decided against it....
19:15, 2019-06-21

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
17:15, 2019-07-22

What can cause lower back and testicle pain? Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and spinal problems. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here....
01:00, 2019-06-05

What causes back pain on the lower right side? Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or reproductive organs. Learn more about what causes back pain on the lower right side and when to see a ...
01:30, 2019-05-24

Rupee Moves Lower To End At 69.28 Against Dollar Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
19:00, 2019-06-06

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
11:45, 2019-07-16

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
19:30, 2019-06-10

Stock Markets Likely To Open Lower Budget 2019: The S&P BSE Sensex had shed 394.67 points - or 0.99 per cent - last Friday, and the NSE Nifty declined 1.14 per cent,after the presentation of Union Budget for 2019-20 in Parliament by......
07:45, 2019-07-08

What causes lower back pain when coughing? For some people, coughing can cause or exacerbate lower back pain. In this article, learn about the causes and treatment of this symptom and when to see a doctor....
05:15, 2019-07-11

What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea? Lower back pain and diarrhea are common and tend to be unrelated. However, a number of conditions can cause both symptoms. Examples include celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, kidney infections, and diverticulosis. Learn more here....
06:30, 2019-07-06

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
19:15, 2019-06-07

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’s involvement in fueling the opioid epidemic....
23:30, 2019-05-26

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
21:15, 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to curb the opioid epidemic....
10:15, 2019-06-11

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organization in order to boost painkiller sales across the ...
16:15, 2019-05-22

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
21:15, 2019-06-27

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
04:30, 2019-05-24

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
12:30, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 4-Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
18:15, 2019-06-06

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
17:30, 2019-07-15

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
03:45, 2019-05-24

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unlawful bribery scheme....
02:45, 2019-06-07

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
00:30, 2019-06-06

One opioid drugmaker's solution to billions of potential liabilities: spin them out into new company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plans to separate its business into two: one with its brand-name medicines; the other with its specialty generic drugs — including ooxycodone and hydrocodone....
14:00, 2019-07-23

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
21:30, 2019-07-12

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:15, 2019-07-02

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
17:01, 2019-07-17

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
00:45, 2019-05-29

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade....
23:45, 2019-05-28

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
02:30, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
19:30, 2019-05-28

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
11:15, 2019-07-02

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will cost considerably less than the BT62....
05:15, 2019-05-29

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach speeds up 25mph, which makes them dangerous on wal...
22:45, 2019-06-10

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to cancer....
22:45, 2019-06-27

How to lower uric acid levels naturally A uric acid buildup can sometimes lead to gout, which causes very painful symptoms. Learn about eight natural ways to lower uric acid levels in this article....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear Sagging prices and mixed economic signals are casting a cloud over the U.S. freight market as bad weather and trade concerns bog down the spring shipping season....
12:15, 2019-05-24

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt Lemmon. This has been a crazy and cool May! #AZwx #...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Gold Prices Moves Lower To 32,670 Rupees In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity dropped by Rs 10 each to Rs 32,670 per ten 10 grams and Rs 32,500 per 10 grams...
14:45, 2019-05-23

Are lower back pain and constipation related? Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to two unrelated conditions. Learn more about these conditions and when a person should see a doctor her...
06:15, 2019-07-05

Futures edge lower as Netflix tumbles U.S. stock futures slipped on Thursday after streaming pioneer Netflix posted its first drop in U.S. subscribers since 2011, kicking off earnings for the so-called FANG group on a sour note....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a divergence some traders and analysts don’t think will last....
00:15, 2019-06-19

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
19:45, 2019-05-29

Norwegian Air Replaces CEO, Forecasts Lower Growth Norwegian Air Shuttle, the budget carrier that made a splash with cheap fares between the U.S. and Europe, said founder Bjorn Kjos was stepping down as chief executive, as it reported sharply lower earnings, reduced its growth guidance and took a large accounting charge....
18:00, 2019-07-11

Broadcom forecasts lower revenues after Huawei ban Chipmaker Broadcom has reported a decline in Q2 revenues and has lowered its expectations for the year, blaming the ongoing difficulties at Huawei.The beleaguered Chinese smartphone manufacturer is a major customer for Broadcom, which specialises in wireless communication chips for smartphones and o...
15:45, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, official data showed on Monday, causing the lira to decline as investors worried that the central bank may lower its policy rate earlier than expected....
14:30, 2019-06-03

Oil edges lower ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices edged lower on Thursday, pressured by worries about whether the G20 summit will produce a breakthrough on trade that could strengthen the global economy and boost oil demand....
20:00, 2019-06-27

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The......
02:15, 2019-07-11

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
09:15, 2019-06-08

Causes of lower back pain when standing or walking Lower back pain, when standing or walking, can often be a symptom of muscle fatigue or poor posture. However, persistent or recurring pain may be a sign of an underlying condition, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease, or hyperlordosis. Learn more about the causes and treatment here....
10:15, 2019-06-11

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.        ...
17:45, 2019-07-22

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries on tackling the opioid crisis....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
06:15, 2019-07-16

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
02:15, 2019-06-12

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma used front organizations and sponsore...
00:15, 2019-05-24

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP program in Jamaica. A spokesman for OASAS —...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick patients, prosecutors said on Wednesday....
19:15, 2019-06-05

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism came after days of fruitless negotiations that st...
06:45, 2019-06-19

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill. The process of dying in an assisted suicide after an initial approach to a doctor in Victoria state ...
06:30, 2019-06-19

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won’t disclose the property they own or the amo...
10:00, 2019-06-10

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
22:45, 2019-06-16

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested Feb. 3 in what...
05:45, 2019-06-15

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
20:00, 2019-06-20

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon dropped nearly two-thirds. Alaska’s registry ...
08:30, 2019-06-11

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
02:30, 2019-05-29

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
08:15, 2019-05-29

IndiGo Shares Fall 9%, Set To Finish Lower For Third Straight Day The IndiGo shares were set to finish lower for a third session in a row. In the past two sessions, IndiGo shares had declined 10.99 per cent on the Bombay Stock Exchange....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Type-2 diabetes: How to lower blood sugar by drinking tea TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include fatigue and insatiable hunger. According to several studies, drinking this tea can help to lower blood sugar levels....
13:30, 2019-07-21

US STOCKS-Futures slightly lower before jobs data U.S. stock futures edged lower, on Friday, as investors awaited the monthly jobs data, which could offer clues on the Federal Reserve's move on interest rates....
14:15, 2019-07-05

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East Side before she was famous was freed from jail Monday after completing a 20-year sentence for second...
02:00, 2019-07-17

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
03:45, 2019-06-08

New PM urged to lower migrant worker salary threshold The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
08:15, 2019-07-17

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago next month, researchers report in...
20:30, 2019-05-21

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix plunges U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as shares of streaming pioneer Netflix tumbled, kicking off earnings for the FAANG group of stocks on a sour note....
15:45, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Qualcomm defeat might not lower phone prices NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on federal judge’s ruling against Qualcomm (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A federal ruling against Qualcomm is likely to reduce the licensing fees paid on the sales of smartphones. But it’s unclear if device makers such as Apple will pass on any of their savings...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
14:45, 2019-07-03

Trump repeats call for Fed to lower interest rates U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday repeated his call for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, saying that such a step would further boost the economy....
21:01, 2019-07-05

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference....
21:15, 2019-06-28

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
23:15, 2019-06-23

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip....
04:30, 2019-06-06

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other developed countries too....
13:30, 2019-06-19

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped on Wednesday, a day after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
10:15, 2019-06-12

Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
15:45, 2019-06-22

These Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts could go into reverse in 2019. An earnings hit cou...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Oil prices edge lower as China's GDP growth slows Oil prices slipped on Monday after China posted its slowest quarterly economic growth in at least 27 years, reinforcing concerns about demand in the world's largest crude oil importer....
06:30, 2019-07-15

A glance at US mortgage rates: lower, 30-year loan at 3.73% U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week. It was the seventh decline in the past nine weeks for the key 30-year, fixed-rate loan, which reached its lowest level since November 2016. The post A glance at US mortgage rates: lower, 30-year loan at 3.73% appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
14:45, 2019-07-14

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
16:30, 2019-05-21

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol. “And I t...
23:45, 2019-07-16

Norwegian startups flocking to New York for lower tax rates The Norwegians are coming to New York with startup companies, fresh ideas and millions in capital. And hundreds of these startups are raring to go, say business executives. The city is the gateway for a growing number of fledgling companies from Norway, lured here by much lower US tax rates and ligh...
13:15, 2019-07-07

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic debilitating pain....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me."...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Drug Makers, Distributors Failed to Stop Suspect Opioid Shipments, Filing Alleges Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as the opioid epidemic came into sharp focus, plaintiffs lawyers allege in a new court filing....
05:00, 2019-07-20

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
03:45, 2019-05-29

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, forcing the prescription painkiller manufacturer to...
02:30, 2019-05-24

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of painkiller addiction and deaths surged to record levels...
16:00, 2019-07-17

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said on Monday....
15:15, 2019-07-22

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
15:30, 2019-07-18

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is asking the International Criminal Court to take the...
03:30, 2019-06-03

Renault F1's Ricciardo subject to £10m legal claim from ex-advisor Daniel Ricciardo's former advisor is claiming more than £10million over alleged unpaid commissions relating to the Renault Formula 1 driver's contract...
12:30, 2019-07-22

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
12:45, 2019-07-08

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said on Mo...
22:30, 2019-07-08

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week....
03:15, 2019-07-23

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the International Criminal Court to take the case....
06:30, 2019-06-03

Ford will sell a $1.2 million supercar that won't be street-legal Ford will sell an even faster, even more powerful version of its Ford GT supercar for $1.2 million. But only 45 will be built, the automaker announced Thursday, and it won't be legal to drive them on public roads....
23:30, 2019-07-04

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
08:15, 2019-05-29

Euthanasia and assisted dying rates are soaring. But where are they legal? It is available in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions – but not the UK, where it remains outlawed“The main difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide is who performs the final, fatal act,” said Richard Huxtable, professor of medical ethics and law at the University of Bristol. C...
08:15, 2019-07-15

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-05

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with European rules, according to European Commission legal advice seen by Reuters....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts Neck mansion, is staring down a new legal hurdle — an insurance fraud charge. Paul Caneiro, 51, now faces a count of insurance fraud, punishable by u...
21:45, 2019-07-16

Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar 2022 World Cup....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
19:45, 2019-06-27

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to a new lawsuit. Cynthia Taylor, 57 — who star...
08:45, 2019-06-29

Snack sales jump in states where weed is legal Legal weed is apparently prompting an epidemic of the munchies in states that sell recreational cannabis, with stoners there gobbling up more candy and snacks than people who live where it remains against the law. Recent Nielsen data revealed that sales of salty and sweet snacks jumped over the year...
23:30, 2019-07-11

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
07:00, 2019-06-24

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
09:30, 2019-06-04

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to disclose a public record. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters this week that freelancer Bryan Carmody conspired to steal a confiden...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners....
15:30, 2019-07-17

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
19:45, 2019-06-04

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
05:00, 2019-06-22

Gold Price Edges Lower To Rs 35,500 Per 10 Grams Amid Low Demand Gold prices in Delhi fell by Rs 70 per 10 grams to Rs 35,500 per 10 grams on Wednesday, amid low demand from jewellers and weakness in the global markets. With the mild loss on Wednesday, the price of......
18:15, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
01:15, 2019-06-22

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers....
08:15, 2019-07-11

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide......
21:15, 2019-07-07

Plant-based diets tied to 23% lower diabetes risk A large review and meta-analysis concludes that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet may significantly reduce a person's diabetes risk....
06:00, 2019-07-24

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipartisan proposal to lower the price of prescription drugs, and said the committee would vote on legislation on Thursday....
17:30, 2019-07-23

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday....
23:45, 2019-07-23

Star Trek: Lower Decks Cast, First Look Unveiled at Comic-Con At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Star Trek: Lower Decks co-creator Mike McMahan announced the cast members and released the first look for the animated Trek series that follows "the support crew serving......
00:45, 2019-07-21

Trump promises he will force Big Pharma to lower drug prices President Trump said Friday that he had a plan to force Big Pharma to lower drug costs so that the US would pay no more than the country that currently pays the lowest prices. “We’re going to be announcing something very shortly, a favored nations law,” the president said outside the White House as ...
23:45, 2019-07-05

Trump to sign executive order to lower drug prices The White House is writing an executive order that would reduce what the U.S. pays for drugs so that it's more in line with the lowest price paid elsewhere in the world, Trump told reporters Friday....
22:45, 2019-07-05

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
12:00, 2019-06-13

Man crushed to death by giant 600-lb. safe in Lower Manhattan stairwell The unidentified man and two friends were trying to get the large safe down a flight of stairs at 76 Mott Street at around 4:30 p.m. when they lost control, according to law enforcement sources....
03:30, 2019-07-01

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
02:30, 2019-06-28

Another US carrier starts selling the LG Stylo 5 at a slightly lower price LG Stylo 5 made its debut in the United States over the weekend when AT&T's wholly owned subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced it has added the budget-friendly smartphone to its portfolio. Today, another US carrier confirmed it has started to sell the LG Stylo 5 – Boost Mobile.Unlike Cricket which o...
22:45, 2019-07-01

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces a number of state charges brought by Manhattan DA ...
06:30, 2019-06-18

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower ahead of U.S. jobs data Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday ahead of the release of a crucial U.S. jobs report, which could offer some guidance on the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate decision due later this month....
14:15, 2019-07-05

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on falling gold price Canada's main stock index opened lower on Friday, as falling gold price dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
21:30, 2019-06-04

Oil steadies after big plunge on high inventories, lower demand forecasts Oil prices steadied on Thursday, after slumping as much as 4% in the previous session to nearly five-month lows on the back of a further buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about lower demand growth....
04:30, 2019-06-13

Brushing your teeth may stall Alzheimer’s, lower blood pressure Clean teeth and fresh breath isn’t just about having good manners. A series of recent studies have linked oral health to a number of illnesses, thanks to roving mouth bacteria wreaking havoc on other parts of the body. Researchers in Norway have DNA evidence that “bacteria causing gingiv...
01:30, 2019-06-05

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
22:45, 2019-05-22

Sensex, Nifty End Lower As Markets Retreat From Near Record Highs Selling pressure in bluechip stocks like HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Mahindra and Mahindra Yes Bank and Power Grid weighed on the benchmarks....
21:15, 2019-05-31

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This change could mean l...
16:00, 2019-06-03

Rupee Moves Lower To 69.45 Against Dollar Ahead Of RBI Policy Outcome The rupee opened weak at 69.41 at the interbank forex market and declined to 69.45, down 19 paise compared with the previous close. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the......
07:45, 2019-06-06

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
20:00, 2019-05-30

Trade tensions keep Wall Street lower ahead of Fed minutes U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company fanned trade tensions, while investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for a lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
16:30, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Michigan’s Democratic governor and Republican leaders say they’ve reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums. Gov. Gretchen...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels ROEHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments. The agreement announced Thursday by the International Tennis Federation allocates rankin...
06:15, 2019-05-24

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers to minimize the dangers of the drugs....
23:30, 2019-06-20

Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid doses over 20 years to two Ohio counties, according to a motion filed in federal court for the Northern District of Ohio....
04:15, 2019-07-23

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18:30, 2019-07-02

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday, was reached just as the case was about to go to tr...
20:45, 2019-05-26

Ultima unveils road-legal 1200bhp V8-powered RS supercar British firm's fastest model yet packs Chevrolet V8 and Porsche gearbox, with a claimed 250mph-plus top speed Leicester-based sports car manufacturer Ultima has revealed the new RS supercar, its fastest road-legal model yet and featuring up to 1200bhp. Based on the firm’s limited-run Evolution, the...
13:30, 2019-06-10

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
03:15, 2019-06-21

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The consultancy Hanway Associates aims to bring North ...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
21:15, 2019-07-02

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close ally of President Donald Trump after his wife, who ...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Road legal Radical Rapture track car launched at Goodwood News 4 Jul, 2019 The British track car manufacturer has launched the Radical Rapture, a new street legal sports car with engine from the old Ford Focus RS...
03:15, 2019-07-05

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
12:30, 2019-05-28

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
11:00, 2019-06-21

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On Thursday Folau’s lawyers confirmed they had filed a...
07:45, 2019-06-06

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the Maine Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and...
07:45, 2019-06-10

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s been conditionally released....
14:30, 2019-06-15

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says company director Andreas Zielke. It’s small, relatively cheap and, most importantly, road-legal, making it...
22:45, 2019-07-04

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-possession misdemeanors and reduces fines for pot pos...
08:45, 2019-06-21

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
11:45, 2019-06-03

New York casino takes first legal sports bets since lift on ban And they’re off! Empire State bettors placed their first wagers on pro sports games Tuesday, as legal sports betting got underway more than a year after it was approved by the Supreme Court. Gamblers at the Rivers Casino near Schenectady noshed on hot dogs and sipped spiked seltzers as they plunked ...
21:45, 2019-07-16

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
02:45, 2019-06-03

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
10:45, 2019-06-06

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
01:30, 2019-06-03

Lance Armstrong: 'It wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' ‘We did what we had to do to win,’ says 47-year-oldInterview with former cyclist to be aired next weekFormer cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an in...
04:30, 2019-05-24

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
05:45, 2019-05-24

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-related cases, including President Trump’s push to have a citizenship question added to next year’s survey. Agency officials confirmed the move...
13:45, 2019-07-08

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Legal eagles at Mishcon plot bumper City float Mishcon de Reya, one of London's most prominent law firms, has kicked off secret preparations for a flotation or stake sale that would value it at several hundred million pounds....
17:45, 2019-07-20

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended joint Renault-Nissan legal action in the Netherlands, where ...
00:15, 2019-06-05

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, June 4, 2019, on 11 criminal charges related to his...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Bayer, Battling Roundup Legal Claims, to Sell Dr. Scholl's Bayer, the German pharmaceuticals and chemicals group battling legal claims over its Roundup herbicide, will sell its Dr. Scholl’s foot-care business to Yellow Wood Partners for $585 million....
18:15, 2019-07-22

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission opened an investigation, and the carriers promised to...
16:45, 2019-05-21

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
02:00, 2019-06-12

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that “we stand ready to take into account any ne...
15:00, 2019-06-12

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
14:45, 2019-06-12

If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. How great would it be to have a street version of the racing version of the sporty version of a luxury car? Very great is my answer. ...
13:01, 2019-06-12

Former UK PM Major vows legal action to block suspension of parliament Former British Prime Minister John Major would be willing to go to court to block a new leader from delivering a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, saying he would act to prevent the queen from being dragged into a constitutional crisis....
10:45, 2019-07-10

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian God Whips Up A Sand Storm Of Legal Battles On July 4th, Christie’s auction house in London will sell a rare 3,000 years old, , statue of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s head, portrayed as the god Amun, which according to Christie’s listing “exudes strength and serenity”.  ...
15:30, 2019-06-28

U.S. says revamping census legal team is justified: Maryland filing The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday rejected the contention that replacing its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census was unjustified or prejudices the case....
17:30, 2019-07-10

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
01:15, 2019-07-19

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
13:00, 2019-06-13

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to rule on the scope of the right to bear arms....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to flee to low-tax states like Texas....
17:30, 2019-07-02

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
05:45, 2019-06-11

The legal collectives that help German football fans fight their case Match-going fans in Germany used to stand alone against authorities if they had a brush with the law. But with relations between fans and police 'in a bad place' legal collectives have been set up to help supporters....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
22:15, 2019-06-18

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worries.       ...
00:30, 2019-07-12

Hyundai Kona Electric's Running Costs Lower Than A Creta Petrol Hyundai India launched its first electric SUV in the country. This is the first ever electric SUV for India too and it's priced at Rs. 25.30 lakh. Hyundai India says that the running cost of the Kona......
16:30, 2019-07-10

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
03:30, 2019-07-10

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:15, 2019-06-01

Sri Lanka stocks extend falls to over 2-week low; rupee edges lower Sri Lankan shares fell for a third straight session on Tuesday and closed at their lowest in more than two weeks in dull trade, while the rupee ended slightly lower, market sources said. ** On Friday, the central bank cut its key interest rates to support its faltering economy as overall business an...
15:30, 2019-06-04

Stocks Edge Lower as Jobs Report Clouds Expectations of a Rate Cut U.S. stocks stumbled and Treasury yields jumped Friday after a better-than-expected June jobs report clouded expectations of an imminent interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
00:45, 2019-07-06

JGB yields track Treasuries lower as Powell raises rate-cut hopes The benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond futures climbed on Thursday, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reinforced prospects for an interest rate cut later this month....
09:00, 2019-07-11

Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt Australia's top central banker on Thursday said it was not "unrealistic" to expect a further reduction in interest rates given ample slack in the labor market, and called on the government for action on fiscal stimulus....
05:30, 2019-06-20

Trump threat of tariffs on Mexico pushes stock futures lower U.S. stock futures were sharply lower as investors feared President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on Mexico exacerbated the risk of recession.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Global stocks gain, yields lower after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets added to gains on Wednesday and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Homebuilder sentiment inches lower despite demand for single-family homes The nation's homebuilders reported solid confidence in the housing market in June, but levels dropped slightly due to concerns over trade issues, the high costs of construction and the lack of skilled labor....
16:45, 2019-06-17