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CNBC's Jane Wells reports Washington's new state law that makes it legal to smoke pot, is more complicated than it sounds, and Allen St. Pierre, NORML executive director, weighs in on the financial benefits of reforming marijuana laws.
Some 150 workers at TriHealth, a Cincinnati-based health care company are unemployed today because they refused to get a free, company-sponsored flu shot. Michael Cannon, Cato Institute, thinks the company has a right to make this decision, while Barbara Fisher, National Vaccine Information Center, thinks this a violation of the workers' informed consent rights.
Colorado and Washington made history on Tuesday becoming the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Janine Turner, Constituting America founder & co-chair, says "this is really disappointing, and stealing the promise of the future of America."
A new study out today in The New England Journal of Medicine finds statin use reduces the risk of death from cancer. Dr. Lori Mosca of New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, offers insight on the drug and its side effects.
The marijuana business is worth more than $300 billion worldwide, with CNBC's Brian Shactman & Brian Vicente, Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.
NPS Pharmaceuticals president & CEO Dr. Francois Nader, discusses strategies his company uses to finding value for shareholders, and appealing to the FDA.
Why vitamin stocks are moving higher, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
NBC's Tom Costello reports on the outbreak of meningitis tied to a contaminated drug, saying as many as 13,000 people may have received one of the contaminated steroids.
Pharmaceuticals continue to be an attractive sector for earnings and dividend growth, and CNBC's Seema Mody reports on how companies like Pfizer are faring.
Medical experts convening at the American Neurology Association meeting to evaluate phase 3 Alzheimer's data on a drug from Eli Lilly. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.
Lance Armstrong has announced he will no longer fight accusations that he used performance enhancing substances during his cycling career, with CNBC's Erin Sharoni.
One argument made in defense of legalizing pot is an economic one: a boost in revenue from taxes, lower cost in fighting the war on drugs, and even a solution to the nation's energy problem. Kevin Sabet, former White House Advisor on drug policy, and freelance journalist Doug Fine, discuss the war on drugs in the U.S. and the economics involved.
Could President Obama lose Colorado if he does not fix issues facing pot-related businesses? CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.
Wells Fargo tells CNBC they have "opted not to bank" with pot businesses because "while medical marijuana dispensaries are legal in some states, they are still illegal under federal law," reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
If Amendment 64, which legalizes Marijuana and regulates it like alcohol, passes in Colorado this November, the state could see $64 million more in taxes, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Should Peter Thiel be allowed to stay on Facebook's board since selling his shares. Is the criticism of Nike's $300 shoe fair? And the Candy Lady is making candy that looks like crystal meth, with CNBC's John Carney & Julia Boorstin.
Johnson & Johnson has faced multiple product recalls over the years, with CNBC's Seema Mody. Tony Butler, Barclays, offers insight.
A provision of the Affordable Care Act squeezes premiums that drugmakers collect from the government has yielded savings of $687 million in the first six months of 2012.
Chief William T. Riley, Selma Police Department, discusses the successful raid of a Selma, Alabama gas station where synthetic drugs were confiscated and explains how police warned local stores about the new breed of drugs.
On February 1, 2012, the Selma Police department in Alabama raided a local gas station and confiscated more than $15,000 worth of a new grade of synthetic marijuana called the Blue Bomb. Detective Kendall Thomas describes what was found.