WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 11- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday denied requests to stop classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use, leaving users and businesses in limbo after many states have legalized it for medical or recreational purposes. Representative Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon, said in a statement.
The U.S. government will announce that it will allow more research into marijuana but will reject requests to loosen the drug's classification.
Elite athletes like those at the Olympics may be more prone to opioid addiction, says volleyball icon Gabby Reece. CNBC’s Dina Gusovsky reports.
The International Paralympic Committee announced the suspension of the entire Russian Paralympic team due to a rampant doping scandal.
Prescription drug prices are a mystery, but a new start up is disrupting prices for generic drugs across the country.
$21 billion is how much investors wiped off the firm after its trial to broaden the use of one of its most promising drugs failed.
Prescription drug prices are a mystery.But Blink Health, a free app and website, says it can save customers up to 90% on generic drugs. We ask brothers, and co-founders Geoffrey and Matthew Chaiken how they can get these low prices and if branded drugs could be next.
The opioid drug crisis could become a big hurdle for states wooing businesses by touting their great quality of life and workforce.
The IOC approved the entry of 271 Russian athletes, or 70 percent of the original team, for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday after a doping scandal.
Infectious disease expert Dr. David Weber discusses Zika worries in Rio, outbreaks and precautions.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on "biohacking" in Silicon Valley where people are trying to improve their lives through new supplements.
The $75 billion Biogen may be vulnerable to a takeover, but it makes a risky target at a likely value approaching $90 billion.
LONDON, Aug 2- A company that provides banks with anti-money-laundering controls has teamed up with a bitcoin security firm to try to curb nefarious uses of the digital currency, such as drug trafficking and terrorism financing. LexisNexis, part of multinational analytics firm RELX Group, helps banks comply with AML regulation, using a database of 2.7 million...
Most claims of opioid dependence involved adults between the ages of 19 and 35.
Hundreds of suspected drug dealers have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte took office a month ago, many at the hands of vigilantes.
Jeanne Shaheen, United States Senator from New Hampshire, discusses the opioid epidemic and how Hillary Clinton plans to address it.
President Obama addresses efforts and cooperation by Mexico to deal with border issues, in a joint press conference with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto.
World Anti-Doping Agency recommends no Russian team from any sport should show up to Rio for the Olympics, which is only 19 days away. CNBC's Eric Chemi reports.
Prescription drug prices have soared, often exceeding US average annual income. These are the five most expensive.
"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston recently sat down with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla to share what matters to him most when choosing a role.