Sep 2, 2013 The number of first-time heroin users in the U.S. is on the rise, and overall, heroin use went up 66 percent in 2011.
Oct 9, 2013 Amgen and AstraZeneca have both snapped up smaller firms that make cancer drugs.
Aug 12, 2013 Attorney General Eric Holder seeks to scale back the use of mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 8, 2013 You know who doesn't like legalized weed? The drug cartels. And the federal government.
Aug 2, 2013 Texas and other states face shortages of drugs used in execution. But that demand isn't yielding a new supply.
Jul 23, 2013 The Milwaukee Brewers are losing their star outfielder Ryan Braun for the rest of the season. He's agreed to a suspension without pay for unspecified violations"of baseball's drug program and his contract.
Oct 9, 2013 Makers of patented drugs sometimes pay generic drug makers not to copy their drugs when they go off patent, allowing them to keep charging high prices. The U.S. Supreme Court says the FTC can challenge such deals.
Jun 5, 2013 Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
May 9, 2013 Last year, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. Now it’s decided how to regulate it. The legislature approved a 25 percent tax on the sale of marijuana among other requirements.
Mar 25, 2013 A new drug, in the final stages of approval by the FDA, could make it easier to give addicts medication without using pills and risking abuse.