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  • Federal Marijuana Policy
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    Federal Marijuana Policy

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine federal marijuana policy, including the implications of changing its drug schedule listing and the potential…

  • Mylan Inc CEO Heather Bresch Testifies on EpiPen Price Increases
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    EpiPen Price Increases

    The chief executive officer of Mylan testified at a hearing on her company’s price increase on its EpiPen, an anti-anaphylaxis injection medication. Lawmakers from both parties questioned Heather…

  • Federal Officials Testify on Synthetic Drug Use
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    Synthetic Drug Use

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the increasing use of synthetic drugs that mimic the effects of illegal narcotics. Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials…

  • Hearing on Opiod Drug Abuse
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    Prescription Drug Abuse

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the efforts of federal agencies and courts to combat prescription drug abuse, in particular pain…

  • Hearing on Drug Shortages
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    Drug Shortages

    Officials from the Food and Drug Administration and the Government Accountability Office testified on the findings of an report on the FDA’s efforts to address drug shortages. Douglas…

  • Director of Drug Control Policy Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse
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    Prescription Drug Abuse

    Officials testified about prescription drug abuse and prevention programs. Among the topics they addressed were increased prescription abuse rates over the past several years, the availability of pain…