Powerful new pain killer Zohydro, is prescribed to help people with chronic pain. Dr. Andrew Kolodny thinks the FDA has put out a drug that will kill people. Dr. Steven Garner, New York Methodist Hospital, thinks the drug will help many people who are suffering with lasting pain.» Read More
What's turning the tide for the legalization of medical marijuana? CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
Marijuana dispensing machine maker Medbox's stock is up 100 percent in the past month. Dr. Bruce Bedrick, Medbox CEO, looks at the growth curve the medical marijuana business could provide.
Patrick Kennedy, former Rhode Island congressman (D); Andrew Spanswick, Klean Treatment Centers CEO; and Danny Danko, High Times Senior Cultivation editor, discuss the negative impacts the legalization of marijuana may have.
Tony Verzura, RiverRock owner, discusses Colorado's rigorous pot licensing process and explains how the state is preparing for the rush of recreational buyers expected to hit February 1st.
Colorado has issued more than 300 licenses to marijuana dispensaries. Dan Danko, High Times Magazine senior editor, discusses how Colorado is properly regulating pot distribution and explains the rigorous application process to obtain a license.
CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down marijuana usage in Washington and Colorado, and explains how each state is handling weed-smoking visitors.
New York state lawmakers introduced a bill last week that would legalize the sale, regulation and taxation of marijuana.
Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Democratic New York Assembly member, discusses the failed war on drugs and her newly introduced marijuana regulation and taxation act that would regulate marijuana like alcohol.
NEW YORK, Dec 11- At the Henley Vaporium, one of a growing number of e-cigarette lounges sprouting up in New York and other U.S. cities, patrons can indulge in their choice of more than 90 flavors of nicotine-infused vapor, ranging from bacon to bubble gum.
Having an addict in the family presents a deeply troubling dilemma. How do you help those you love, while protecting your own financial future?
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the race to treat drug-resistant infections.
Ben Livingston, director of the Center for Legal Cannabis, discusses the legalization anniversary event.
KISMAYU, Somalia, Dec 4- Al Qaeda- linked militants, drug smugglers and shadowy criminal networks stand in the way of the Somali federal government's hopes of hiring a foreign firm to manage the lucrative but run-down southern port of Kismayu.
A Colorado medical marijuana dispensary became the first business in the U.S. licensed to sell recreational marijuana.
*Diet drugs and plans a hard sell, despite rising obesity. KALUNDBORG, Denmark, Nov 14- Steam rises from pipes at a giant industrial complex on the edge of the Baltic Sea whose success is a testament to the world's diabetes and obesity epidemic.
An experimental GlaxoSmithKline drug, designed to fight heart disease in a new way, failed to meet its main goal in a major clinical study.
London-listed Shire has agreed to buy U.S. company ViroPharma for about $4.2 billion in cash.
The FDA proposed a new rule that would open up generic drugmakers to liability and apply some of the same regulations used for brand manufacturers.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Jon Fortt and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera debate the money to be made from the legalization of marijuana.
Oct 22- Pfizer Inc said it has decided to develop the abuse-resistant painkiller made by its partner Pain Therapeutics Inc, six months after the pharmaceutical giant's comments raised fears it would drop the drug. Pain Therapeutics shares jumped as much as 30 percent in early trading on the Nasdaq.