Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma on claims that the company misrepresented its prescription painkiller, resulting in a wave of addiction and increased medical costs across the state. Kentucky officials filed theirs, which included claims that Purdue Pharma lied about the addictiveness of the drug to doctors, who then overprescribed it to an unwitting...» Read More
Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.
Viagra's patent in China has expired and some analysts expect cheaper prices will bring a surge of demand for the storied erectile dysfunction drug.
Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch self-surrendered to authorities, a spokesperson for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said.
A dose of experimental serum arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker—but there was only enough for one of the two infected workers, NBC.
FedEx said it would fight any additional charges if they are brought. FedEx is due back in court Sept. 24 in San Francisco for a status conference.
FedEx hired attorneys who represented Barry Bonds to defend against charges that it knowingly shipped packages from illegal pharmacies.
FedEx's indictment for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies isn't hurting shares, which makes sense to one analyst.
FedEx was indicted for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite repeated warnings from U.S. drug enforcement officials.
The Washington man fired for buying legal marijuana has been offered his job back. But he's pondering his options.
The tie-dye donning guy from TV who waited almost 20 hours to buy legal pot in Washington was fired from his job for smoking weed.
CNBC's Scott Cohn follows up on his investigation into the high cost of prescription drugs and reports how consumers can protect themselves from getting fake medicine.
Scientists say if no action is taken during California's extreme drought, there could be dire and irreversible consequences for wildlife.
While there are weaknesses in the alternative market of prescription drugs, the risks are not always as serious as some claim.
Internet drugstores and their facilitators may claim to be safe, low-cost alternatives to pharmacies. But consumers need to be cautious.
The largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is cutting back on compounded medications, saying most are ineffective or overpriced.
Hedge fund Paulson & Co has amassed a large stake in Allergan and is supportive of a deal between the Botox maker and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
New York leaders have reached an agreement to legalize medical marijuana in New York.
As the global population ages, some see investment opportunities in somewhat ghoulish bets the rates of cancer and other illnesses will rise.
CNBC's Andrea Day looks into the FBI's investigation of the Los Zetas drug cartel, which used horse racing to launder money.
Orexigen Therapeutics said the FDA delayed a decision on its obesity drug by three months, sending the company's shares down about 19 percent.