Under a final rule announced May 5 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), most makers of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes will have to submit new product applications and disclose much information about product ingredients.
The state of Maine has generated national buzz over a proposal to allow medical marijuana use for opioid addiction, as well as a gubernatorial veto of legislation intended to expand access to naloxone.
This week at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, President Obama participated in a panel discussion, highlighting several initiatives that the administration is undertaking to address addiction.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker this week signed into law comprehensive legislation to combat the opioid crisis, with compromise provisions on outreach to overdose survivors and limits on initial prescribing.