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Tag Archives: drugs

Justices question prescription privacy law

WASHINGTON — During a lively debate about doctors’ privacy rights, the justices of the Supreme Court seemed doubtful about the constitutionality of a Vermont law that gives doctors the ability to block data collection agencies from accessing their prescription drug ...

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Montel Williams coming to Maryland to push for medical marijuana legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Former Talk show host Montel Williams is coming to Maryland to support legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. Delegate Dan Morhaim said Williams, who is a multiple sclerosis patient, is scheduled to attend a news conference in Annapolis ...

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Agents find $100K worth of drugs on Baltimore ship

Federal agents have found more than two pounds of cocaine and heroin in a locker aboard the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas in Baltimore. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a drug-sniffing dog found two packages of heroin and ...

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FDA launches website to address company questions

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is launching a website explaining its regulations to companies as part of a broader effort to rebrand itself as a more transparent, accessible agency. The website, dubbed “FDA Basics for Industry,” features answers ...

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Pfizer will buy King Pharmaceuticals for $3.6B

NEW YORK — Pfizer Inc., the world’s largest pharmaceutical company by revenue, said Tuesday it will buy pain drug maker King Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $3.6 billion in cash. Pfizer is paying $14.25 per share for King. That’s a premium of ...

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